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Cell special: Jan. 17-24

Posted By David L. Evans, 13 hours ago

Learning in mice and DNA changes

https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/51373/title/Learning-Opens-the-Genome/

Complete, free report, linked cites., figs.: Science

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Living cells: Jan. 10-17

Posted By David Evans Dr., Friday, January 12, 2018
Updated: Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The big business of the cells

Muscle stem cell beauty

https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/51331/title/Image-of-the-Day--Muscle-Bouquet-/&utm_campaign=TS_DAILY%20NEWSLETTER_2018&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=60003046&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_xKQlDk-WwHmnEO-gCaYbMXyNbILi__V6rNzQbqhm-sravvC8BA1h--2xKIPEnH5ENGI_CCA3R9Hg5oCn5ACC_ztRJaQ&_hsmi=60003046

Free, short explanation, image: Scientist

What can genetic tests really tell you?

https://www.wired.com/story/will-your-baby-like-cilantro-these-genetic-tests-say-they-can-tell/

Full, free story, links: Wired

Mitochondria in leukocytes excrete DNA to warn

https://www.rdmag.com/news/2018/01/new-warning-system-discovered-immune-defense?et_cid=6234700&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6234700&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free essay: R&D mag.

Bad diet, epigenetics, and the immune system

https://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/unhealthy-diet-triggers-epigenetic-changes-in-innate-immune-system/81255368/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=gen+daily+news+highlights&utm_content=02&utm_campaign=gen+daily+news+highlights_20180112

Complete, free report: GEN

Cells of the nervous system

Dementia linked to synaptic dysfunction

https://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/dementia-shown-associated-with-synaptic-dysfunction-rather-than-synaptic-loss/81255383/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=gen+daily+news+highlights&utm_content=02&utm_campaign=gen+daily+news+highlights_20180117

Full, free essay: GEN

Sensory interneurons from stem cells

https://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/stem-cells-made-into-relay-cells-for-sense-of-touch/81255382/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=gen+daily+news+highlights&utm_content=02&utm_campaign=gen+daily+news+highlights_20180116

Full, free item, images: GEN

Protein shuttles across synapse

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-00492-w

Complete, free report, linked cites., image: Nature 

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January cells event: Jan. 3-10

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, January 4, 2018

Thanks to web detectives A.J. Petto and Kevin Patton

Heredity

Genetics of early coronary artery disease

http://circgenetics.ahajournals.org/content/11/1/e001849

Full, free article, graphics, refs.: Circulation genetics

Who were the first Native Americans?

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/01/alaska-dna-ancient-beringia-genome/

Complete, free report, images, links: Nat'l. geo.

CRISPR therapy v immune system

https://www.statnews.com/2018/01/08/immunity-crispr-cas9/

Full, free story, image, links: STAT

Mouse gene therapy temporary relief: autoimmune diabetes

http://www.cell.com/cell-stem-cell/fulltext/S1934-5909(17)30472-1

Full, free essay, links, figs.: Cell stem cell

The big business of the cells

Gee: I didn't know platelets could do all that!

http://www.cell.com/cell/fulltext/S0092-8674(17)31310-7

Free abstract, images: Cell

Block this sodium channel, control pain

https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/51197/title/Infographic--A-Painful-Pathway/&utm_campaign=TS_DAILY%20NEWSLETTER_2018&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=59834373&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-92jS9q--Sds_lyMNEqebAYNsZenmjnNXSGWuDoFortlAMjAj6E0Al_JXvBtBZCRgxl41nQIgYlvBFqkR4zFfnDwMBG1w&_hsmi=59834373

Free infographic: Scientist

Mechanisms to control cell size

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41564-017-0082-6

Free abstract, linked cites.: Nature

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Red cells in the sunset: Dec. 27-Jan. 3

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, December 28, 2017

Thanks to web detectives A.J. Petto and Kevin Patton

The big business of the cell

Sequencing the DNA of that famous deer

https://www.biotechniques.com/news/366497

Complete, free report, ref.: BioTechniq.

Resetting the cell clock

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/22/science/youth-cells-aging-worms.html

Full, free essay, links: NY times

Dancing cells

https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/51002/title/Image-of-the-Day--Cell-Dance-/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=58767773&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8wJvAS3erSQTrI4MmOxxbO3QDdqSKpGQfdVaEfIuTDLKRR7kmHJ4JmhDITRGNGOh_f9uGQtb3c3Ge94VYO3AFxIedCfg&_hsmi=58767773

Full, free video: Scientist

Looking inside of live cells

http://www.mccormick.northwestern.edu/news/articles/2017/11/new-imaging-technique-peers-inside-living-cells.html

Press release, links: Northwestern U.

Cells of the nervous system

The process of myelination

https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/49316/title/Myelin-Basics/&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=59676247&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_dabtkujVcREhRxtapFiwO4cEfSapTZGp27jkUYlGBMyemfo4V3bkyyHyWJj2PBhYM9zfAh-ujmkodLhmQLAm7axHB0g&_hsmi=59676247

Free video: Scientist

Glia cell researcher dies

https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/51229/title/Neuroscientist-and-Champion-of-Glia-Research-Dies/&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=59676247&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_dabtkujVcREhRxtapFiwO4cEfSapTZGp27jkUYlGBMyemfo4V3bkyyHyWJj2PBhYM9zfAh-ujmkodLhmQLAm7axHB0g&_hsmi=59676247

Full, free obituary, links: Scientist

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Huge cells event: Dec. 20-27

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, December 20, 2017
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Cytology now: Dec. 6-20

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, December 7, 2017

The big business of the cell

Listening to/feeling cells

https://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/pressrelease/nano_fiber_feels_forces_and_hears_sounds_made_by_cells

Press release, U. Cal/SD

How cells move

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-017-01848-y?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=9edfe9d547-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-9edfe9d547-149927409

Full, free essay, linked cites., figs.: Nature

Early embryology

https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/50990/title/New-Techniques-Detail-Embryos--First-Hours-and-Days/&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=59339792&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--KklqnfTsfam2s6vPI1gXSp8rAF9VXbwXgDFefapt7ojQRIwlBHCgicRqmhic-tjI25X21GpXusFuByvF8TLC7CpxOKA&_hsmi=59339792

Complete, free report, images, links, refs.: Scientist

Virus Inc.

How does the flu actually kill people?

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-does-the-flu-actually-kill-people/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=daily-digest&utm_content=link&utm_term=2017-12-18_featured-this-week

Complete, free report: Sci. Am.

Virus share genes with eukaryotes, archea, and bacteria

https://news.illinois.edu/view/6367/586905

Press release, graphic, links: U. Ill./UC

HIV interacts with environment

https://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=133185

Free simulation: NSF

Genetics and the nervous system

Lewy body dementia's genetic profile

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/laneur/article/PIIS1474-4422(17)30400-3/fulltext?elsca1=tlxpr

Free summary: Lancet

Feeling no pain because of mutation

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2156332-a-family-in-italy-doesnt-feel-pain-because-of-a-gene-mutation/

Full, free item, links: New sci.

Many spontaneous somatic mutations in brain

https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/51118/title/Thousands-of-Mutations-Accumulate-in-the-Human-Brain-Over-a-Lifetime/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=59209585&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9HjMuCege83MrlW37xGXfPfvN9EQn9QxgD5tg66ZCE-Q5056rG2qwZOlWi56oSHzlCadHN44IIpuuBpauR6D0SIkjAuA&_hsmi=59209585

Complete, free report, links, refs.: Scientist

Heredity in general

Irish genetics

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/12/irish-ancestry-dna-map-ireland-vikings-genetics-science/

Full, free article, slide show, links: Nat'l. geo.

Genotype to phenotype

https://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=133207

Free slideshow: NSF

Cancer gene and cystic fibrosis

https://www.dddmag.com/news/2017/12/cancer-gene-plays-key-role-cystic-fibrosis-lung-infections?et_cid=6208147&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6208147&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free essay, link: Drug discov. & develop.

Regeneration

Restoring severed spinal nerve cord in rats

http://www.businessinsider.com/scientists-make-paralysed-rats-walk-again-using-human-stem-cells-2017-12

Full, free essay, video: Bus. insider

Schwann cells proliferate after wound

http://www.cell.com/neuron/abstract/S0896-6273(17)30843-7

Free abstract, video: Neuron

Can young stem cells help old bodies? Yep

https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/51135/title/Can-Young-Stem-Cells-Make-Older-People-Stronger-/

Complete, free report, links, refs.: Scientist 

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The fall of the cells: Nov. 29-Dec.6

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, November 30, 2017

Thanks to web detectives Andrew J. Petto and Kevin Patton

The big business of the cell

Watch the burst of actin!

https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/51111/title/Image-of-the-Day--Actin-Burst/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=59126738&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--ITiQWR8Cvzp-Teg2Tp2A85QaW4XLuFbe8gZeqi58y8BhA4DxddAJVi72Tueny8CSN1fMxM7CvNPMYnrioNDWHSEhl7w&_hsmi=59126738

Free short explanation, video: Scientist

How the plasma membrane reorganizes

https://www.rdmag.com/news/2017/12/living-cell-membranes-can-self-sort-their-components-demixing?et_cid=6200032&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6200032&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Complete, free report: R&D mag.

Variations in mtDNA within cell, tissues

https://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/mitochondrial-dna-varies-between-mitochondria-within-individual-cells/81255244/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=gen+daily+news+highlights&utm_content=02&utm_campaign=gen+daily+news+highlights_20171206

Full, free story: GEN

Lattice light-sheet microscopy

https://www.biotechniques.com/news/Lattice-Light-sheet-Microscopy-1/biotechniques-356089.html

Slideshow: BioTechniq.

Connective tissues

Exosomes, fat, and insulin resistance

https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/51012/title/Exosomes-and-Insulin-Resistance/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=59083071&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_gcpDEqpkRmXF5DR3AoMpvV6poXrfH-m6ESzbm7LRKHN6bBmhW1GNwcsWKYSJ5rlD4K5DsGbvNKPrwSYJLhIAVyfoKLQ&_hsmi=59083071

Free Infographic: Scientist

Genesis of a blood cell

https://www.biotechniques.com/news/366096

Full, free essay, image, refs.: BioTechniq.

Skin dendritic cells differ from place to place

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-12/jl-lll112717.php

Press release: Eureka Alerts

In the nucleus

Skin color genetics complex

https://www.broadinstitute.org/news/skin-pigmentation-far-more-genetically-complex-previously-thought

Press release, links, ref.: Broad inst.

Attached/unattached earlobes: Mechanisms

http://www.cell.com/ajhg/fulltext/S0002-9297(17)30421-4?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=f570d4f23c-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-f570d4f23c-149927409

Full, free essay, links, figs: Am. j. hum. gen.

Antiaging: stopping telomere loss

https://www.ted.com/talks/elizabeth_blackburn_the_science_of_cells_that_never_get_old

Free video: TED

Gene protective v Alzheimer disease

https://genomemedicine.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13073-017-0486-1

Complete, full report, linked cites., figs.: Genome med.

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Cytology this week: Nov. 15-29

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thanks to web detective Kenneth Long

Tissues are the issues

Nerve cell turn over in adult hippocampus? Maybe not

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/study-casts-doubt-whether-adult-brain-hippocampus-makes-new-cells

Full, free essay, links, image, refs.: Sci. news

Myosin in type IIb skeletal muscle cells

https://skeletalmusclejournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/2044-5040-1-5

Full, free story, linked cites., figs.: BioMed cent.

The big business of the cell

Cinnamon and the cell

https://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/fat-cells-feel-the-burn-when-metabolism-is-spiced-with-cinnamon/81255200/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=gen+daily+news+highlights&utm_content=02&utm_campaign=gen+daily+news+highlights_20171127

Complete, free report: GEN

Cell invasion!

http://www.cell.com/developmental-cell/fulltext/S1534-5807(17)30867-5?_returnURL=http%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS1534580717308675%3Fshowall%3Dtrue&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=59926f143f-MR&utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-59926f143f-149927409=

Full, free essay, links, figs.: Develop. cell

In the nucleus

Childhood stress and telomere length not always linked

https://elifesciences.org/articles/29365?utm_source=content_alert&utm_medium=email&utm_content=fulltext&utm_campaign=elife-alerts

Full, free article, links, figs.: eLife

Addiction relapse and epigenetics

https://www.biotechniques.com/news/366349

Full, free essay, refs.: BioTechniq.

Stem cell therapy and circulation issues? Nope

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2663302?resultClick=1&utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=ddcd6756a7-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-ddcd6756a7-149927409

Complete, free report, linked cites., figs.: JAMA

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Up-to-date on cells: Nov. 8-15

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, November 9, 2017

Thanks to web detective Kevin Patton

Tissues are the issues

Can you turn fat into muscle? Nope

https://www.livescience.com/60904-can-you-turn-fat-into-muscle.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20171110-ls

Complete, free report, links: Live sci.

New classes of cells of the small intestinal epithelium

http://www.nature.com/articles/nature24489?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=be2b0d3655-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-be2b0d3655-149927409

Free abstract: Nature

Epithelium of urinary bladder pulling away

https://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=133099

Press release, image: NSF

Daytime wounds heal faster

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2152754-daytime-injuries-heal-twice-as-fast-as-wounds-sustained-at-night/

Full, free story, video, links: New sci.

Gene therapy saves boy's life from rare condition

https://www.livescience.com/60897-boy-gets-new-skin-gene-therapy.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20171109-ls

Full, free essay, images, links: Live sci.

Elderly cells

Healthy aging genes

https://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/genes-for-healthy-aging-found/81255152/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=gen+daily+news+highlights&utm_content=02&utm_campaign=gen+daily+news+highlights_20171110

Full, free essay: GEN

Chromatin silencing protection from cell aging

http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/feature/scientists-decipher-mechanisms-underlying-the-biology-of-aging

Press release, link, video: UC/SD

The big business of the cell

How HIV tricks the cell

https://www.rdmag.com/news/2017/11/scientists-find-missing-clue-how-hiv-hacks-cells-propagate-itself-0?et_cid=6167961&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6167961&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Complete, free report: R&D mag.

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Cytology now: Nov. 1-8

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, November 2, 2017

Just genes

Selfish genes in the spindle

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/358/6363/668

Free abstract: Science

The genetics of high altitude adaptations

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/50867/title/The-Genetic-Strategies-of-Dealing-with-High-Altitude/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=58057245&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--Tr7v4uyeu4xxkSfjtGqkHc1RNK5RIwmpfP9htww_ZOXaY94FFY3XTqDi0UwE-qTtFCbRnE4Tv_p-DcwZrMJXVCVCDow&_hsmi=58057245

Full, free essay, links: Scientist

8 previously unknown epilepsy genes found

https://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2017/11/researchers-discover-eight-new-epilepsy-genes?et_cid=6163960&et_rid=54713780&type=headline&et_cid=6163960&et_rid=54713780&linkid=https%3a%2f%2fwww.biosciencetechnology.com%2fnews%2f2017%2f11%2fresearchers-discover-eight-new-epilepsy-genes%3fet_cid%3d6163960%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26type%3dheadline

Full, free story: Biosci. tech.

Obesity genes v lifestyle

https://consumer.healthday.com/vitamins-and-nutrition-information-27/obesity-health-news-505/when-it-comes-to-obesity-genes-just-partly-to-blame-727739.html

Complete, full report: Health day

The big business of the cell

Adipocytes sequester and metabolize chemo. molecule

http://mcr.aacrjournals.org/content/early/2017/11/02/1541-7786.MCR-17-0338?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=725999348e-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-725999348e-149927409

Free abstract: Mol. cancer res.

Snipping and transposing: brain cell diversity

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/50709/title/Infographic--Understanding-Our-Diverse-Brain/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=58116133&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8oxEIBXuDsP2SAGe9n49kvjILLXU6ewfx7drJFdP1M_38pj0YCMo9N_PYJ3oafuyIqBAPlEvkrOs3s2J_iHAPR_cvm2A&_hsmi=58116133

Free Infographic, images: Sci. Am.

Cell therapy for deafness: costs/benefits

http://www.cell.com/stem-cell-reports/fulltext/S2213-6711(17)30418-6

Full, free article, links, figs.: Stem cell rep.

The mighty mitochondria

Caloric restrictions, long life, and mitochondria

http://www.cell.com/cell-metabolism/fulltext/S1550-4131%2817%2930612-5

Free abstract, images: Cell metabol.

Mostly maternal mitochondria in us: so sad, dad

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/it-rsquo-s-mostly-mothers-who-pass-on-mitochondria/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=evolution&utm_content=link&utm_term=2017-11-06_more-stories

Full, free story, links: Sci. Am.

Heat stress, mitochondria, and long life

http://www.cell.com/cell-reports/fulltext/S2211-1247(17)31485-7

Complete, free report, figs., links: Cell rep. 

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