October 2014: 2

Airway muscle-on-a-chip mimics asthma
“Tissue-level model of human airway musculature could pave way for patient-specific asthma treatments”
Wyss Institute for Biological Research, Harvard University — September 23, 2014

And so they beat on, flagella against the cantilever
“Monitoring the isolated vibrations of E. coli on a cantilever allows scientists to assess colony health in real time – a potential new screen for antibiotics and cancer drugs”
Applied Physics Letters — September 16, 2014

Our T-cells have been hiding something: Another way to kill bacteria
Tom Ulrich, Vector blog, Boston Children’s Hospital — September 24, 2014

Parasitic DNA stops “jumping” when protein takes charge
University of Rochester News Center — September 23, 2014

Unravelling cell division
Microtubules stretch dividing and tangled chromosomes
Centre for Genomic Regulation — September 15, 2014

Environment

Boosting armor for nuclear-waste eating microbes
Gemma Reguera, Michigan State University News — September 12, 2014

Learning

Improving Babies’ Language Skills Before They’re Even Old Enough to Speak
“A Rutgers researcher focuses infants on noticing the sounds that are most important”
Rob Forman, Rutgers University News — September 30, 2014

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