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Medical Records in Rural Ethiopia

Medical Records in Rural Ethiopia

Ethiopia may be on its way in seeing vast improvements in medical records efficiency in the years to come.

On-Off Switch Controls Cancer

On-Off Switch Controls Cancer

A significant stride has been made with the recent discovery that tumorigenesis may be controlled by an endogenous molecular “on-off ” switch.

A New Look at Playing Pretend

A New Look at Playing Pretend

A recent study by Professor of Psychology Paul Bloom and graduate student Deena Skolnick Weisberg found that young children draw distinctions in their imaginary worlds.

EM: Not Just Another Gadget

EM: Not Just Another Gadget

With its prices running from $250,000 to $1 million, the electron microscope (EM) is not something purchased on a whim.

Cyro-Electron Microscopy and the BK Ion Channel

Cyro-Electron Microscopy and the BK Ion Channel

The BK channel, an ion channel that conducts potassium ions through cell mem­branes, has been implicated in the regulation of smooth muscles and neuron excitability.

Exercise Increases Breast Cancer Survival Rate

Exercise Increases Breast Cancer Survival Rate

Dr. Melinda Irwin, Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, recently turned her attention to the issue of whether exercise after a breast cancer diagnosis affects prognosis.

Mathematical Models of Actin Formation

Mathematical Models of Actin Formation

Thomas Pollard, Sterling Professor and former Chair of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology, recently published a review on the use of mathematical modeling and simulations in actin filament dependant processes.

Scientists Receive Grant to Advance Nanotherapy for Lupus

Scientists Receive Grant to Advance Nanotherapy for Lupus

Tarek Fahmy and Joseph Craft both received a three-year grant to work towards developing a new therapy for lupus.