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Releasing the brakes on wound repair
A carefully defined balance of biomolecular signals stimulates healing by setting skin cells into motion
New stem cell antibody targets cancer
An antibody that targets a protein on the surface of stem cells also targets the same protein on some cancer cells
Ready, steady, fuse!
White blood cells in different subsets have varying propensities to fuse in response to inflammation
Gut feelings are not for everyone
Gut bacteria in fruit flies do not have a major influence on behavior
Biology of our ancient ancestor takes shape
Primitive microbes have cytoskeletal proteins that are structurally and functionally similar to those found in humans
Defects in catalyst boost water splitting efficiency
Defects in nanoparticles help to drive the production of hydrogen, a clean-burning fuel
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Reading between the lines
Smart software takes the emotional temperature of comments made online, and even spots sarcasm.
Putting body heat in the device game
If thermoelectric materials can convert low-grade heat into electricity, we may never need to charge wearable technology at home again.