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Molecular Genetics

Protein Teamwork Drives Damaged Cells To Self-Destruct
Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science have recently deciphered part of the cellular events underlying apoptosis --...
Prof. Yosef Shaul
Prof. Yosef Shaul wanted to be a scientist since his childhood in Iran
How the Nose Knows

Smell receptors in our nose have a small "keyhole" whose shape can be altered to accept new odor molecules

How the Nose Knows
Whether sniffing flowers, fresh-baked bread or the fumes of a passing automobile, the human olfactory system is an...
Life's Twists and Turns
Communication between physicists and biologists is leading to new insights into DNA...
Blocking Autoimmunity Naturally

Rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile diabetes and psoriasis are all examples of autoimmunity, a condition in which the...

Lost in Cyberspace? Take GeneCards

The GeneCards website makes order in the labyrinth of data on human genes

New Delivery System May Improve Gene Therapy
REHOVOT, Israel - December 3, 1997 - In the genes of an organism, as in real estate, location is key. The functioning of any gene...
Muscle-Bound Cells
For most of us, building up muscle comes from long hours at the gym. A recent study by Dr. Talila Volk of...
Rebif Spells Relief

Clinical trials of the multiple sclerosis drug, Rebif, are proving its effectiveness