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The Dark Side of the Bone

Discovery of stem cell light and darkness cycles may advance bone marrow transplantation

Bone marrow replenishes the blood daily with billions of short-lived mature cells, all the while maintaining a full pool of immature stem cells.

Discovery of stem cell light and darkness cycles may advance bone marrow transplantation

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The Giving Tree of Life

A new tool for mapping cells reveals how complex regulatory systems evolved to help diverse cell types cooperate

The first multi-celled organisms began appearing on Earth hundreds of millions of years ago.

A new tool for mapping cells reveals how complex regulatory systems evolved to help diverse cell types cooperate

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An Inside Look at Probiotics

Do probiotics facilitate the recolonization of gut bacteria? A new study suggests the answer is not so simple

Every day, millions of people take probiotics – preparations containing live bacteria that are meant to fortify their immune systems, prevent disease or repair the adverse effects of antibiotics.

Do probiotics facilitate the recolonization of gut bacteria? A new study suggests the answer is not so simple

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Light Exchange

A quantum gate between atoms and photons may help in scaling up quantum computers

The quantum computers of the future will be able to perform computations that cannot be done on today’s computers. These may likely include the ability to crack the encryption that is currently used for secure electronic transactions, as well as the means to efficiently solve unwieldy problems in which the number of possible solutions increases exponentially.

A quantum gate between atoms and photons may help in scaling up quantum computers

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