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Weizmann scientists discover an enzyme that is crucial for turning back the development clock in cells
When a critical step in stem cell differentiation goes awry, it can lead to cancer
A complex for activating certain RNAs must avoid cutting up the wrong strands
How does the cell keep certain vital proteins from getting recycled?
A newly-discovered molecular mechanism might explain the link between stem cells and cancer
The beneficial bacteria in our guts are open to attack from viruses
When yeast cells want to mate, they grow extensions in the direction of potential partners
What keeps the machinery for chopping functional pieces out of certain long RNA strands from cutting up the wrong kinds of RNA?
What separates the cells that are prone to suicide from those that are long lived?
Proteins must match up correctly to catch a ride from one site to another in the cell