May 2013: 2

A Single Brain Cell Stores a Single Concept [Preview of article]
“Each concept—each person or thing in our everyday experience—may have a set of corresponding neurons assigned to it”
Rodrigo Quian Quiroga , Itzhak Fried and Christof Koch, Scientific American –February 2013

Capturing Tumor Cells
“Third-generation device more rapidly isolates cancer cells from a blood sample for genetic and molecular analysis”
Sue McGreevey, Harvard Medicine News — April 3, 2013

Fight Control
“Researchers link individual neurons to regulation of aggressive behavior in flies”
Angela Alberti, Harvard Medicine News — April 18, 2013

New Cancer Driver Found
“Monoclonal antibody therapy stops tumor growth in mice”
Elizabeth Dougherty, Harvard Medical News — May 7, 2013

Protein rejuvenates aging mouse hearts
Carolyn Y. Johnson, Boston Globe — May 9, 2013

Study IDs key protein for cell death
“Findings may offer a new way to kill cancer cells by forcing them into an alternative programmed-death pathway”
Anne Trafton, MIT News Office — May 14, 2013

The universe

Exploring an ever expanding universe (video)
Listen to Nobel Laureate Saul Perlmutter reflect on dark energy
Science Friday, May 10, 2013


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