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February 22, 2014
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Molekularer “Schutzengel” von Muskeln entdeckt

Einen zellulären Bewacher, der für den Erhalt und die Funktion von Muskeln sorgt, hat das Forschungsteam um Halyna Shcherbata am Göttinger Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie entdeckt. Wie die Wissenschaftler am Modell der Taufliege zeigen konnten, sind sogenannte mikroRNAs ein wichtiger … Continue reading

January 27, 2014
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Computer Simulation of Blood Vessel Growth

Early Step toward Treatment for Diseases that Affect Blood Flow University of Utah bioengineers showed that tiny blood vessels grow better in the laboratory if the tissue surrounding them is less dense. Then the researchers created a computer simulation to … Continue reading

May 8, 2013
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Pride, prejudice and strategic thinking: Jane Austen wrote the book on game theory

Quiz: This beautiful mind was promoting game theory long before Cold War think tanks used mathematics to understand strategic maneuvering. Plotting, as a result, has never been the same.  Is it John Nash, the Nobel Prize–winning mathematician portrayed in a … Continue reading

August 1, 2010
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New Insights into How Stem Cells Determine What Tissue to Become

ANN ARBOR, Mich.—Within 24 hours of culturing adult human stem cells on a new type of matrix, University of Michigan researchers were able to make predictions about how the cells would differentiate, or what type of tissue they would become. … Continue reading