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Computer model predicts red blood cell flow

Researchers have now created the first simplified computer model of the process that forms the Fahraeus-Lindqvist layer in our blood -- a model that could help to improve the design of artificial platelets and medical treatments for trauma injuries and for blood disorders such as sickle cell anemia and malaria.

Aug 13th, 2013

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Proteins hoist the anchor

Researchers have for the first time successfully reproduced the recycling process of proteins regulating cellular transport in a biophysical experiment.

Aug 5th, 2013

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Fly study finds 2 new drivers of RNA editing

A new study finds that RNA editing is not only regulated by sequences and structures near the editing sites but also by ones found much farther away. One newly discovered structure gives an editing enzyme an alternate docking site. The other appears to throttle competing splicing activity.

Aug 1st, 2013

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