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Science Stars Sparkle In Special MBoC “Quant Bio” Issue

November 5, 2014

Cell biology is expanding, fusing with physics, coalescing with computational modeling, and bonding with bioinformatics. Yesterday Molecular Biology of the…

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The GFP That Blinked Sent W.E. Moerner On a Path from Physics to Cell Biology and on to a Nobel in Chemistry

October 23, 2014

Winners of a Nobel Prize typically get a private call from a member of the selection committee shortly before the…

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New iBiology Videos Explore the Link Between Discovery and Medicine

October 14, 2014

“Interest in biology has never been higher,” says Louis Reichardt, emeritus professor of physiology at University of California, San Francisco…

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New iBiology Videos Explore the Link Between Discovery and Medicine

October 14, 2014

“Interest in biology has never been higher,” says Louis Reichardt, emeritus professor of physiology at University of California, San Francisco…

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Mother Nature Sets the Tune in Cell Biology, Walter Tells Lasker Awards Ceremony

September 19, 2014

Mother Nature made an unexpected appearance this afternoon at the Lasker Awards luncheon in New York City when Peter Walter…

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Apple Does 3D Cell Culture

September 10, 2014

Andrew Pelling has a new application for the apple, but it is not the latest i-gizmo from Cupertino, CA. Pelling…

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Yogurt Shows the Way for a Revolution in Genome Editing

March 25, 2014

A yogurt producer with concerns, a puzzling aspect of bacterial genomes, a discussion over coffee, and a new MIT faculty…

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Science Highlights from ASCB 2013: Membranes, Nano-magnets, and the Errant Protein Behind a Cerebellar Disorder

January 9, 2014

Modeling membranes, nano-magnets to control cell activity, and a gain-of-function protein behind a severe progressive brainstem disorder were hot topics…

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No Hocus Pocus, Nano-Magnets Control Cell Movement

January 6, 2014

Mathieu Coppey imagines using tiny magnets to move cells within living organisms. Coppey, a researcher at the Institut Curie in…

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Controlling Levels of Reactive Oxygen Species Weakens Bacterial Biofilms and Breaks Cycle of Unhealing Wounds

December 17, 2013

It may begin as a “simple” foot blister, but for patients with type 2 diabetes there is nothing simple about…

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