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How cells transport molecules with ‘active carpets’

New research provides insights into the process of diffusion in living systems, with implications from novel active coatings to understanding how pathogens...

A GLIMPSE INTO A CELL

Scientists have known for decades that our cells constantly shed tiny pieces known as extracellular vesicles (EVs), but until relatively recently they...

First ever ‘pioneer’ factor found in plants enables cells to change their fate

Cells don’t express all the genes they contain all the time. The portion of our genome that encodes eye color, for example,...

Physical force alone spurs gene expression, study reveals

Cells will ramp up gene expression in response to physical forces alone, a new study finds. Gene activation, the first step...
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Producers and consumers must share burden of global plastic packaging waste

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Considering a nation without Roe v. Wade

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NCSA Awards 2022 Fiddler Innovation Fellowship

The National Center for Supercomputing Applications is proud to announce Gabe Tavas as the latest recipient of the $10,000 Fiddler Innovation Fellowship for developing...