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Cells galore: Jan. 9-16

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, January 10, 2019
Updated: 7 hours ago

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

Epigenetics

Epigenetics and disease

https://www.the-scientist.com/lab-tools/researchers-engineer-epigenome-editors-to-study-how-gene-expression-affects-disease-65250

Full, free essay, links, images: Scientist

High-fat diet, epigenetics, and heart disease

https://www.genengnews.com/news/epigenetic-change-and-high-fat-diet-lead-to-inherited-heart-disease/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights&utm_content=01&utm_campaign=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights_20190115&ajs_uid=7354C9993023G2R&oly_enc_id=7354C9993023G2R&ajs_trait_oebid=9675B9130356B7S

Complete, full report, links: GEN

Just genes

Twin studies: importance of genetic differences

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41588-018-0313-7

Full, free article, linked cites., graphics: Nature

Few genes, many scents detected

https://www.genengnews.com/news/countless-scents-idd-by-varied-3d-arrangements-of-relatively-few-genes/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=GEN%20Daily%20News%20Highlights&utm_content=01&utm_campaign=GEN%20Daily%20News%20Highlights_20190110&ajs_uid=7354C9993023G2R&oly_enc_id=7354C9993023G2R&ajs_trait_oebid=9675B9130356B7S

Complete, free report: GEN

The big business of the cell

Macrophages, mitochondria v bacteria

https://www.cell.com/cell-host-microbe/pdf/S1931-3128(18)30543-2.pdf

Free abstract, graphic: Cell host & microbe

Alternative to bone marrow hematopoiesis

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-01-scientists-bone-marrow-backup.html

Complete, full report, links, images: Medxpress

Autism: neurons develop differently

https://www.technologynetworks.com/neuroscience/news/amp/neurons-develop-differently-in-autism-313642

Press release, image: Salk inst.

Tags:  smells and genes 

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Cells galore: Jan. 2-9

Posted By David Evans, Friday, January 4, 2019

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

Early on in life

Developing neurons in mouse embryo

https://www.the-scientist.com/image-of-the-day/image-of-the-day--embryo-in-blue-65278

Free, short item, image: Scientist

9% of babies have genetic issues

https://www.wbur.org/commonhealth/2019/01/03/deep-dna-testing-babyseq

Complete, free report, links: WBUR

Sequencing the DNA of newborns

https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/qa-sequencing-newborns-32665

Free Q&A: Scientist

The big business of the cells

Genes for blood pressure

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-01-hundreds-blood-pressure-gene-variations.html

Full, free story: Medxpress

UK genetic data base: Neanderthal genes and more

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/01/genetic-data-half-million-brits-reveal-ongoing-evolution-and-neanderthal-legacy?utm_campaign=news_daily_2019-01-03&et_rid=51728656&et_cid=2581485

Full, free essay, links: Science

Stealth viruses in our genomes

https://www.the-scientist.com/features/can-viruses-in-the-genome-cause-disease--65212?utm_campaign=TS_DAILY%20NEWSLETTER_2018&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=68820098&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8MrMuxn4QgIMZ_WllVeWUBom9ESaINMIz4EMTiNMEFA-7ldWMfXKfmYBNnBihcLBoNgQWbmJA-fVnd00fajyJ-MeQLcg&_hsmi=68820098

Complete, free report, links: Scientist

Less anxiety in mice: old cells killed

https://www.cell.com/cell-metabolism/fulltext/S1550-4131(18)30745-9?_ga=2.95054236.1221037042.1546894603-1947670930.1536277551#secsectitle0075

Full, free article, links, graphics: Cell metab.

Tags:  sequencing 

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Big cells event: Dec. 26-Jan 2

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, December 27, 2018
Updated: Saturday, December 29, 2018

Thanks to web detectives Pat Bowen and Kevin Patton

Genes

Portrait: Henrietta Lacks

https://www.the-scientist.com/image-of-the-day/image-of-the-day-henrietta-lacks-65060?utm_campaign=TS_DAILY%20NEWSLETTER_2018&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=68618486&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_jA7G96reSb3lWwLlR_otwQ7Z99aPQeeNGzWe5POmOP-Aj8O-alhCNiWqgfMcjNgjNrIDrfEODJsuIO57HA-Wfiqyvbw&_hsmi=68618486

Short, free explanation,  image, links: Scientist

An empire changed their genetics

https://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2018/12/old-african-kingdom-changed-dna-current-congo?et_cid=6566593&et_rid=54713780&et_cid=6566593&et_rid=54713780&linkid=Mobius_Link

Full, free essay, image, link: Lab equip.

Many genes influence osteoporosis

https://www.genengnews.com/news/hundreds-of-genetic-influences-on-osteoporosis-identified/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights&utm_content=02&utm_campaign=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights_20190102&ajs_uid=7354C9993023G2R&oly_enc_id=7354C9993023G2R&ajs_trait_oebid=9675B9130356B7S

Complete, free report, images, link: GEN

Single gene mutation: long distance running

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/simple-genetic-mutation-helped-humans-become-endurance-runners/

Short, free item: Sci. Am.

The big business of the cell

Selection for epigenetics in utero

https://www.future-science.com/btn/news/dec18/15

Full, free essay, ref.: Future sci.

Membranelles organelles?

https://www.the-scientist.com/infographics/infographic--what-are-membraneless-organelles--65135

Free Infographic: Scientist

Cell-free DNA: biomarker for ageing

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/acel.12890?_ga=2.259659149.62792908.1546374304-1618301389.1500310155

Full, free article, links, figs.: Aging cell

No myocardial stem cells in adult mice

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/mice-lack-stem-cells-heart-needed-self-repair?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=latest-newsletter-v2

Complete, free report, image, links, ref.: Sci. news

Watch the immune cells move!

https://www.hhmi.org/news/new-microscope-captures-detailed-3-d-movies-cells-deep-within-living-systems?linkId=100000004508781

Short, free item, video: HHMI

Glass sculptures of microbes

https://weather.com/health/cold-flu/news/stunning-sculptures-worlds-deadliest-viruses-20140108?fbclid=IwAR3ygdh9-HnrFKzQlTtnU3dQvGbAf774WmozmsOXfcTowO4ldf_dT6PAx8o#/1

Slide show, explanations, links: Weather channel

Tags:  genes and osteoporosis  Henrietta Lacks image 

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Cells and their parts: Dec. 12-26

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, December 13, 2018

Thanks to web detectives Bill Perotti and Kevin Patton

The big business of the cell

Mitosis by the proteins

https://www.the-scientist.com/image-of-the-day/image-of-the-day--break-apart-64788

Short, free item, links, video: Scientist

Sperm stem cells wander

https://www.genengnews.com/news/sperm-stem-cells-graze-lymphatic-pastures-to-sustain-herd-size/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=GEN%20Daily%20News%20Highlights&utm_content=02&utm_campaign=GEN%20Daily%20News%20Highlights_20181221&ajs_uid=7354C9993023G2R&oly_enc_id=7354C9993023G2R&ajs_trait_oebid=9675B9130356B7S

Complete, free report, image, link: GEN

Around and about the nucleus

The red-haired girl (and boy): it's complicated

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-07691-z?_ga=2.79471891.602179930.1544915186-1618301389.1500310155

Full, free story, linked cites., graphics: Nature

Proof reading errors in RNA and autoimmunity

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-12-rna-group-autoimmune-diseases.html

Full, free piece, link: Medxpress

Sex reversals: deletion or duplication

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-07784-9?_ga=2.93241949.1706689090.1544815651-1618301389.1500310155#Abs1

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

Need to rethink mitochondrial genetics

https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/opinion--the-central-dogma-of-mitochondrial-genetics-needs-rewriting-65204

Complete, free report, image, links: Scientist

Epigenetics, pot, and the sperm

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15592294.2018.1554521?_ga=2.39026731.922975700.1545166756-1947670930.1536277551

Full, free item, linked cites., graphics: Epigenetics

Neanderthal genes and human skull shapes

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-07770-7?utm_source=Nature+Briefing&utm_campaign=ae195aeb3a-briefing-dy-20181217&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c9dfd39373-ae195aeb3a-43278877

Full, free item, video, links: Nature

Nervous system cells

Oligodendrocytes can't remyelinate: why?

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-12-remyelination-stem-cell-reveals-critical.html

Full, free story, links: Medxpress

Histones and schizophrenia

https://www.jci.org/articles/view/123743

Complete free report: linked cites., graphics: J clin. invest.

Why do some injuries hurt more than others?

https://elifesciences.org/articles/38869?_ga=2.80512031.922975700.1545166756-1947670930.1536277551

Free abstract: eLife

Genetics and mental disorders

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/huge-brain-study-uncovers-buried-genetic-networks-linked-to-mental-illness/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=daily-digest&utm_content=link&utm_term=2018-12-14_top-stories&spMailingID=58038137&spUserID=ODEzODU5NTc5OQS2&spJobID=1541985770&spReportId=MTU0MTk4NTc3MAS2

Full, free essay, links: Sci. Am.

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Dreaming of cells: Nov. 28-Dec. 5

Posted By David Evans, Friday, November 30, 2018

Thanks to web detective Kevin Patton

The big business of the cell

Health risks: paternal age associated

https://www.future-science.com/btn/news/nov18/20

Full, free essay, ref.: Future sci.

Newly discovered in humans: rosehip neuron

https://www.future-science.com/btn/news/sep18/02

Complete, free report, image, ref.: Future sci.

Differentiation in pancreatic cells

https://www.the-scientist.com/image-of-the-day/image-of-the-day--cellular-destiny-65196

Short, free item, image, links: Scientist

Genes galore!

Genes and dementia

https://www.rdmag.com/news/2018/12/neuroscientists-pinpoint-genes-tied-dementia?et_cid=6545056&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6545056&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free story: R&D mag.

Genetic risk factors for ADHD

https://www.future-science.com/btn/news/dec18/02

Full, free piece, ref.: Future sci.

Gene controlling appetite in mice

https://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2018/12/gene-lets-you-eat-much-you-want?et_cid=6546394&et_rid=54713780&et_cid=6546394&et_rid=54713780&linkid=Mobius_Link

Full, free item: Lab equip.

Genes and physical activity, sleep

https://www.genengnews.com/news/gwas-and-machine-learning-reveal-14-genetic-regions-related-to-activity/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights&utm_content=01&utm_campaign=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights_20181210&ajs_uid=7354C9993023G2R&oly_enc_id=7354C9993023G2R&ajs_trait_oebid=9675B9130356B7S

Full, free article: GEN

Hi. IQ, longevity: hidden in the parrots' genome?

https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(18)31417-9?_returnURL=https%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS0960982218314179%3Fshowall%3Dtrue&_ga=2.209669783.488840732.1544132508-1947670930.1536277551#secsectitle0025

Complete, free report, linked cites., graphics: Curr. biol.

The tissues are the issues

Human dendrites vary in strength, not rats'

https://www.future-science.com/btn/news/oct18/26

Full, free essay, ref.: Future sci.

Macrophages: key healing factors for bone fractures

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-07666-0

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

Hematopoietic cells in gut lining

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-11-blood-cells-sourceyour-gut.html

Complete, free report, image, links: Medxpress

 

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Modern cytology: Nov. 21-28

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thanks to web detectives Bill Perotti, Robert Leopard, A.J. Petto, Volha Minich, and Kevin Patton

In the nucleus

Gene-edited babies? Maybe not

https://www.bbc.com/news/health-46342195

Full, free essay, links, video: BBC

Many reported "genes" are really non-coding

https://www.future-science.com/btn/news/sep18/15

Full, free story, ref.: Future sci.

What? Monozygotic but not identical?

https://www.future-science.com/btn/news/nov18/22

Complete, free report, refs.: Future sci.

Mom smokes: kids obese: epigenetics

https://www.genengnews.com/news/maternal-smoking-linked-to-offspring-obesity-by-epigenetic-control-of-adipokine/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights&utm_content=02&utm_campaign=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights_20181126&ajs_uid=7354C9993023G2R&oly_enc_id=7354C9993023G2R&ajs_trait_oebid=9675B9130356B7S

Full, free item, link: GEN

The big business of the cell

Adding color for electron microscopy

https://www.future-science.com/btn/news/feb17/03

Complete, free report, images, refs.: Future sci.

Old dad, kind of bad

https://www.future-science.com/btn/news/nov18/20

Full, free item, ref.: Future sci.

Mitochondria from dad

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/article/dads-mitochondrial-dna/

Full, free essay, links, images: Nova

Cells of the nervous system

Neurons' signals to form synapse

https://elifesciences.org/articles/37935

Full, free article, links, figs: eLife

Neuron wiring in brain

https://www.the-scientist.com/image-of-the-day/image-of-the-day--all-lit-up-65142

Short explanation, video, link: Scientist

Gene therapy, rewiring neurons, parkinsonism

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2186723-gene-therapy-eases-parkinsons-symptoms-by-rewiring-parts-of-the-brain/

Full, free essay, links: New sci.

Sign of aging neurons

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-11-biologists-unusual-hallmark-aging-neurons.html

Full, free story, images: Medxpress

DNA changes in brain: Alzheimer?

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/11/landmark-study-shows-brain-cells-revamp-their-dna-make-new-proteins-perhaps-sparking?utm_campaign=news_daily_2018-11-21&et_rid=51728656&et_cid=2503033

Complete, free report, link, images: Science

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Amazing cells: Nov. 14-21

Posted By David Evans, Friday, November 16, 2018

Thanks to web detective A.J. Petto

Immunity

Macrophages in space!

https://www.future-science.com/btn/news/mar17/27

Complete, free report, link, ref.: Future sci.

Collagen tunnels for antibodies

https://www.the-scientist.com/image-of-the-day/image-of-the-day--pipelines-65100

Short, free explanation, image, link: Scientist

Grown in the lab

Lab grown kidney with heart, muscle cells

https://www.cell.com/cell-stem-cell/fulltext/S1934-5909(18)30491-0?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=65fc0514b8-MR_COPY_12&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-65fc0514b8-149927409

Free abstract, graphics: Cell stem cell

Lab grown neurons: action potentials similar to preemies

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-07402-0?utm_source=briefing-dy&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=briefing&utm_content=20181116

Full, free essay, links: Nature

The big business of the cell

Coffee: likey or no-likey

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2018/11/news-daylight-saving-time-coffee-caffeine-genes-dna/?cmpid=org=ngp::mc=crm-email::src=ngp::cmp=editorial::add=Science_20181119::rid=16835355955

Full, free story, links, video: Nat'l. geo.

Giant viruses in forest soil

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-07335-2

Complete, full report, linked cites., figs.: Nature

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Cell-athon: Nov. 7-14

Posted By David Evans, Friday, November 9, 2018
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Caravan of the cells: Oct. 31-Nov. 7

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, November 1, 2018
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Halloween cells: Oct. 24-31

Posted By David Evans, Thursday, October 25, 2018

Thanks to web detective Kevin Patton

The big business of the cell

Reversed endothelial cells and leaks

http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/10/eaat2111

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

Cell responses to cold viruses differ

https://www.future-science.com/btn/news/sep18/09

Full, free story, ref.: Future sci

Cells of the nervous system

Neurofilaments as sign of cardiac arrest

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaneurology/fullarticle/2709115

Full, free essay, linked cites., tables: JAMA

Cold/nicotine receptors and obesity

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-06769-y?_ga=2.135038385.1644044078.1540485219-1947670930.1536277551

Complete, full report, linked cites., figs.: Nature

Neurons respond to straight lines

https://www.rdmag.com/news/2018/10/neurons-reliably-respond-straight-lines?et_cid=6506944&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6506944&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free story, images: R&D mag.

Genes

Gene for ear infection susceptibility

https://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/ear-infection-susceptibility-gene-identified/81256368/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=gen+daily+news+highlights&utm_content=01&utm_campaign=gen+daily+news+highlights_20181026&oly_enc_id=7354c9993023g2r&ajs_trait_oebid=9675b9130356b7s

Complete, free report, images, link: GEN

Unusual African genomes and migrations

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-07164-9?utm_source=briefing-dy&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=briefing&utm_content=20181026

Full, free article, linked cites.: Nature

Tags:  African genomes 

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