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Tag: Cells

Omicron grips cells more tightly, withstands some antibodies

A structural model of how the Omicron variant attaches to cells and antibodies sheds light on its behavior and will help in designing neutralizing...

Japanese scientist wins Nobel medicine prize for work on ‘self-eating’ cells

TOKYO: Japan's Yoshinori Ohsumi won the 2016 Nobel prize for medicine or physiology for his discovery of how cells break down and recycle their...

Human skin cells used in animal-free cosmetic tests

A UK-based laboratory is working to eradicate animal testing in the cosmetics industry by developing alternative methods which are not only cruelty-free but more scientifically advanced than other current tests.

Smoking bad for pets: study

Smoking is bad for pets too, the University of Glasgow said, citing an ongoing study into the effects of second-hand smoke on dogs and cats.

Nobel Prize for medicine goes to discoverers of brain’s internal GPS

STOCKHOLM: Anglo-American John O'Keefe and Norwegian couple May-Britt and Edvard Moser won the 2014 Nobel Prize for medicine on Monday for discovering the brain's internal positioning system, helping humans find their way and giving clues to how strokes and Alzheimer's affect the brain.