biosights: November 24, 2014 - Dynein helps centrioles stick together

submitted by: JCB
Dynein has numerous functions in mitosis, but the function of the motor complex's light intermediate chains is poorly understood. Jones et al. reveal that dynein's light intermediate chains are required to maintain centrosome integrity during mitosis, preventing the premature separation of mother-daughter centrioles and the formation of multipolar spindles. This biosights episode presents the paper by Jones et al. from the November 24, 2014, issue of The Journal of Cell Biology and includes...

8 BEST PHP FRAMEWORKS FOR DEVELOPING AGILE APPLICATIONS FASTER

submitted by: Deaninfotech

PHP is one of the programming languages which is rocking the development world since the last few years due to its inherent flexibility and comparatively easier learning curve. But, developing perfect agile software applications in PHP has always been a challenging and time consuming task.

Childhood cancer patients' art comes to life

submitted by: mdanderson
This animation was created with drawings by the young cancer patients of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Children’s Art Project (CAP). All CAP proceeds are invested directly into programs for childhood cancer patients at MD Anderson, giving hope, normalcy and a promising future for young lives interrupted by cancer. Programs funded by the project include college scholarships, educational programs and other opportunities that prepare pediatric patients for successful lives...

biosights: October 27, 2014 - Epithelial cells make changes at the top

submitted by: JCB
The apical surfaces of polarized epithelia are covered by short, actin-rich protrusions called microvilli, but what happens to these structures when cells detach from a monolayer during development or disease is unclear. Klingner et al. reveal that non-confluent epithelial cells form longer, more dynamic microvilli on their apical surface that connect to a cortical actomyosin network. This biosights episode presents the paper by Klingner et al. from the October 13, 2014, issue of The Journal...

Community College Innovation Challenge

submitted by: nsf

The National Science Foundation announces its Community College Innovation Challenge. The contest challenges community college students to propose innovative STEM-based (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) solutions to perplexing, real-world problems. Teams submitting top ideas receive professional coaching and cash prizes.

Cognitive Heart Failure explained via 3D Animation

submitted by: Scientific Animations

CHF or Congestive Heart Failure, a condition on continuos rise explained - Are lifestyle changes responsible for increase in cases of CHF? What are the main causes? Economic impact on health system? Innovations in diagnosing and treating CHF?
Medical Industry Trends for CHF