February 5, 2014
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Sociable receptors: Cells take clues from other cells to direct behavior

When cells migrate in the body, for instance, during development, or when neurons establish new connections, cells need to know where they are going. A ‘wrong turn’ will generally cause disease or developmental disorders. The cells take direction cues … Continue reading

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September 19, 2013
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Islet cell transplant procedure offers improved outcomes for type 1 diabetes

The latest approach to islet transplantation has produced substantially improved results for patients with type 1 diabetes, and may offer a more durable alternative to a whole pancreas transplant. Participants in the study received islet cells isolated… Continue reading

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April 15, 2013
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Training the brain to improve on new tasks

A brain-training task that increases the number of items an individual can remember over a short period of time may boost performance in other problem-solving tasks by enhancing communication between different brain areas. The new study is one of a gro… Continue reading

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September 16, 2011
by Pierre Delforge
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How Big Is Your Google Footprint?

Pierre Delforge, Senior Engineer, San Francisco
The biggest energy and environmental impact of using Google and other internet services may not be where you think it is. The rapid spread of large data centers that power the internet is … Continue reading

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