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Stories with subject: Cell biology
  • Calif. biologist awarded $500K NY medical prize 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 5:34 pm
  • ALBANY, New York - A California scientist whose discoveries related to cell biology have led to new treatments for blood cancer and other diseases will receive one of the richest prizes in medical and scientific research next month, officials at Albany Medical Center said Tuesday.

  • Patient donates millions to San Diego eye center 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 3:47 pm
  • SAN DIEGO - A patient has donated $6.5 million to the eye center at the University of California, San Diego.

  • Japan stem cell researcher says results valid 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 6:55 am
  • TOKYO - The Japanese scientist accused of falsifying data in a widely heralded stem-cell research paper said Wednesday the results are valid despite mistakes in their presentation.

  • Noses, made in Britain: UK touts lab-grown organs 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 12:41 pm
  • LONDON - In a north London hospital, scientists are growing noses, ears and blood vessels in a bold attempt to make body parts in the laboratory.

  • NY warden reassigned in inmate's death in hot cell 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 8:54 pm
  • NEW YORK - The warden of the 2,100-inmate New York City jail where a homeless, mentally ill veteran "baked to death" in an overheated cell in February has been demoted and transferred to another unit that doesn't house mentally ill inmates.

  • Stem cell controversy sets back Japanese science 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 2:39 am
  • TOKYO - The finding that a lead researcher falsified data in a widely heralded stem-cell research paper is a setback for Japan's efforts to promote its advanced research, but also a symptom of the pressure for breakthroughs in the field, experts say.

  • Tucson gym for Parkinson's patients growing 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 9:02 am
  • TUCSON, Arizona - A little more than two years have passed since a small gym, sandwiched between a church and discount grocery store on West Fort Lowell Road, opened for people with Parkinson's disease.

  • NYC jail boss details heating problems after death 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 10:19 pm
  • NEW YORK - A malfunctioning damper diverted heat to the top level of a two-tier observation unit where a city official told The Associated Press a mentally ill, homeless veteran inmate "basically baked to death" in a cell that was at least 100 degrees last month, the head of New York City's jails system told lawmakers Thursday.

  • Autism may be tied to flawed prenatal brain growth 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 11:38 am
  • A small study that examined the brains of children who died found that certain abnormalities were common in autistic children but not in kids without the disorder. The research bolsters evidence that something before birth might cause autism, at least in some cases.

  • Autism may be tied to flawed prenatal brain growth 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 5:31 pm
  • A small study that examined brains from children who died found abnormal patterns of cell growth in autistic children. The research bolsters evidence that something before birth might cause autism, at least in some cases.