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Conservation Biologist Ben Collen Dies of Bone Cancer - The Scientist


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He went on to earn a master's degree at the University of York and then a PhD from the Institute of Zoology and Imperial College London, according to his lab's website. He continued his research as a postdoc and, later, a research fellow at the ...

Cell Biologist Andreas Doncic Dies - The Scientist


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Doncic's lab, which he started in 2015, was studying cell division decision-making in budding yeast and was in the process of publishing its first results. “What he found is a mathematical approach to this prediction [of cell fate] with multiple sets ...

Abnormal Cell Responses and Cancer Progression - Technology Networks


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A: I am a cell biologist. Cells are the fundamental unit of life and the differentiated functions of cells underlie all of human physiology. Cells in the human body receive many types of signals that influence their function. For example, growth ...
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New Scientist: Chromosomes Reveal Surprise Human-chimp Differences

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Comparisons of newly-sequenced chimpanzee chromosome 22 and its counterpart, human chromosome 21, show that while the DNA differences are small, they are spread out to affect 83 percent of the proteins coded for.

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    Chromosomes reveal surprise human-chimp differences - 26 May 2004 - New Scientist
    While just 1. 5 per cent of the shared DNA is different, deletions and insertions cause major changes to many proteins

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