Oct 8, 2013

Secrets of the cell transport system

Vesicles, the bubble-shaped vessels that transport molecules within cells, may hold the secret to halting viruses or even combating Alzheimer’s, say experts who hailed Monday’s Nobel awarded to three leaders in the field. Thousands of these saclike cargo vehicles reside in every human cell. ...

Funding cuts 'hurt scientific progress'

Oct 8, 2013

Funding cuts 'hurt scientific progress'

Three American winners of the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday said scientific progress in the United States is in peril due to unprecedented funding cuts and ideological challenges. The scientists were honored for their work on how cells organize their cargo and move molecules ...