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At long last, scientists figure out how plants grow
...dentical result. "How auxin works has been a holy grail
in plant science," said Estelle, who led the research. "This was something even Charles Darwin considered, if only in spirit. That we've all been trying to figure it out for so long makes this latest discovery very satisfying." Estelle said the find...
Stem cell research - new cell lines
...er which also forms the gut and liver are the holy grail
for diabetes researchers," said Dr Sidhu. "That's because they are destroyed in type-1 diabetes, which affects at least 100,000 people in Australia. So far there is no cure for it. "Human embryonic stem cell research offers a permanent answer to the...
UQ researcher tracking key to healing the brain
Stem cells have long been described as the holy grail
of bioscientists. These amazing cells have the remarkable potential to develop into many different cell types in the body and have to potential to revolutionise medical science. Serving as a sort of repair system for the body, they can theoretically ...
Picking apart how neurons learn
... is crucial for motor learning, the so-called holy grail
in the field," says one of the study's co-first authors, Jordan Steinberg, an M.D., Ph.D. candidate at Hopkins. ...
A natural chemical found in strawberries boosts memory in healthy mice
...al pathways involved in memory formation, the holy grail
of CNS research in the pharmaceutical industry is the identification of a safe, orally active drug that activates memory-associated pathways and enhances memory," says lead author Pamela Maher, Ph.D., a researcher in the Cellular Neurobiology Laborat...