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Why Your Mouth Becomes Sore When You Eat Pineapple?

It is believed that pineapple was originated from in South America and until 1492 it was found by Europeans on the island of Guadeloupe. But only in the late 1600’s, it was transported to England and in the very short time; it turned to be a necessity for the rich […]

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Extremely High-Resolution Magnetic Resonance Detects Single Atom

It has been more than forty years since Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was applied for investigation of soft bodily tissues for medical diagnosis. For the time being, an MRI machine is able to resolve structures down to about 0.1 millimeters, which has been in practice for a quite long time […]

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Whence Life? Scientists Found Receptors Responsible For Fertilization

According to the latest research, it is reported that scientists have found the receptors which can make sperm and egg cells be linked together so as to create new life. If you are asked by your children where they came from, you may tell the story of Izumo and Juno, […]

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This is a confocal laser scanning microcope image of an early embryo with surrounding placental endosperm cells.
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Plants Develop Ways of Controlling Embryo Growth

A new generation of highly productive plants could come into being after the important change in the scientists’ understanding about the way in which plants develop. The international study taken by the team from University of Warwick, published in the journal Science, shows the first evidence that plants, by emitting information […]

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Autophagy Predicts Which Cancer Cells Live or Die When Faced with Anti-Cancer Drugs

Autophagy Predicts Which Cancer Cells Live or Die When Faced with Anti-Cancer Drugs

As medicine and biotechnology are developing rapidly, it appears that the day people conquer cancers is approaching. Yet, various anti-cancer drugs spring up usually on the basis of theoretical possibility, or are only effective for mice – some cancer cells always survive the drug attacks. How do these cancer cells […]

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