Tag: "defying" at biology news
Macrophages, not stem cells, correct liver disease by fusion
... -- An Oregon Health & Science University study is defying
a long-accepted assertion among many scientists that stem cells repair diseased tissue by transforming into other cell types in a process called plasticity. The first study from OHSU's new Oregon Stem Cell Center, published in the current issue of th...
World's leading scientists issue unprecedented plan for protecting ocean and marine life
...ne plants. This conference was a major step toward defying
ocean's end. Prevention now is better than scrambling for a cure later." The Defying Ocean's End conference was convened to help reverse the decline in health of the world's ocean. Leaders from Conservation International, Environmental Defense, Inter...
Acid-loving microbe may be a key to mine pollution
... is of great interest because it has no cell wall, defying
the idea that microorganisms tough it out in nasty environments with the help of durable external walls to shield themselves from extreme conditions. It is possible, according to Edwards, that the microbe found in such abundance at the Iron Mountain ...