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Halo of Neutrinos Alters Physics of Exploding Stars

Sparse halos of neutrinos within the hearts of exploding stars exert a previously unrecognized influence on the physics of the explosion and may alter which elements can be forged by these violent events.

September 04, 2012Science and Engineering, Science & Engineering, Physical Sciences

Binding Sites for LIN28 Protein Found in Thousands of Human Genes

A study led by researchers at the UC San Diego Stem Cell Research program and funded by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) looks at an important RNA binding protein called LIN28, which is implicated in pluripotency and reprogramming as well as in cancer and other diseases.  According to the researchers, their study – published in the September 6 online issue of Molecular Cell – will change how scientists view this protein and its impact on human disease.

September 04, 2012General, Health, Science and Engineering, Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering

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