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Cell biology

Cell biology
Researchers discover yeast self-destruct pathway
Published April 14, 2022
Finding adds to evidence that unicellular organisms have "regulated cell-death" processes like those found in animals; discovery could one day lead to new antifungal drugs
Discovery illuminates how cell growth pathway responds to signals
Published Nov 25, 2020
A new cell biology finding may lead to better techniques aimed at tissue regeneration and anti-cancer therapies
How long can COVID-19 live on surfaces?
Published March 20, 2020
Carolyn Machamer, a cell biologist who specializes in coronaviruses, discusses the latest research on the virus that causes COVID-19
Serving those who serve
Published Nov 11, 2019
The Veteran Amputee Skin Regeneration Program at Johns Hopkins is developing a cell therapy that could enable those who wear prosthetics to use their devices longer
Cell biology
Low copper levels linked to fatter fat cells
Published Oct 19, 2018
Low levels of cellular copper appear to make fat cells fatter by altering how they process their main metabolic fuels, such as fat and sugar, study finds
Cancer and the artillery of physics
Published Spring 2018
Andrew Ewald is at the vanguard of a generation of scientists determined to uncover the complexities of cancer / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Cell biology
A scientific first: Artificial hydrogels formed in living cells
Published Nov 6, 2017
Formation of these difficult-to-study cell structures could advance the understanding of how they contribute to diseases such as ALS
In case of emergency, just add water
Published Oct 9, 2017
Therapeutics in powder form could change how medicines are stored, transported in adverse conditions / Applied Physics Laboratory
Cell biology
How old are your cells?
Published July 11, 2017
Determining cell age more accurately could help clinicians delay effects of age-related health decline
Cell biology
Wanted: Self-driving cells
Published Feb 2, 2017
Cellular engineers at Hopkins hope to develop cells that locate and destroy dangerous bacteria in the body