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  • Posted on October 24, 2016
    The Mysteries of Mitochondria

    There’s a lot we don’t know about the tiny engines that reside in nearly every living cell. But CALS biochemist David Pagliarini is shedding light on more of their functions and behavior— with important implications for human health.

  • Posted on March 4, 2016
    A New Tool to Fight Cancer?

    Biochemist Ron Raines and colleagues are developing an enzyme that identifies and destroys cancer cells

  • Posted on June 9, 2015
    Stealth Entry

    A novel method for replacing defective proteins offers a new way to treat diseases

  • Posted on March 2, 2015
    Turning them on

    A challenging after-school class keeps middle schoolers interested in science

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    Unpuzzling Diabetes

    Biochemist Alan Attie tracks the internal mechanisms behind a fast-growing disease that takes millions of lives each year

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    Catch up with … Kartik Chandran PhD’01 Biochemistry

    Kartik Chandran (PhD’01 Biochemistry) has spent years studying an organism that most of us hope never to experience: the Ebola virus. Last year the infectious agent not only spread within West Africa […]

  • Posted on November 2, 2014
    Connecting Our Ways of Knowing

    A CALS partnership engages Native American kids in science by integrating indigenous knowledge into teaching and learning

  • Posted on March 6, 2014
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    Stopping Multiple Sclerosis

    A successful treatment in mice holds promise for humans

  • Posted on October 12, 2012
    The Secret Lives of Bacteria

    Doug Weibel has a seemingly endless list of questions about bacteria, and he is using all tools at his disposal—and creating some new ones—to find the answers

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    Vitamin D–The Hype and the Hope

    It’s the “miracle vitamin” that was discovered by a CALS-trained researcher—-and our scientists have been prominent in exploring it ever since.What have we learned about the true benefits of vitamin D and its promise?

  • Posted on June 5, 2012
    CALS for the Ages

    Retired professors band together to teach and preserve CALS history