Chinese Herbal Extract May Help Kill Off Pancreatic Cancer Cells
Released July 1, 2014 - University of Minnesota researchers find an ancient Chinese herb decreases a protective protein that helps cells survive allowing cell death in pancreatic cancer cells. The article is highlighted as part of the APSselect program.
APS Awards $386,000 to Its 2014 Undergraduate Research Fellows
Released July 22, 2014 - The APS is pleased to announce the recipients of its five summer fellowship programs for 2014. Fellows spend an average of 10 weeks in the laboratory of an established scientist and APS member.
Physiology Goes Mobile
Released February 22, 2013 - Physiology Journals Go Mobile: APS brings new functionality to our highly regarded published research. All 13 of our peer-reviewed journals are now available through the APS Journals app, available from the Apple® iTunes® Store. In addition to the app, we also now provide mobile-optimized versions of each of the journals’ websites.
Denis Jordanet: Physiologist Who Discovered Role of Low Blood Oxygen at High Altitude
Released August 8, 2013 - We’ve known for well over a century that low blood oxygen causes altitude sickness. The origin of this idea has long been attributed to French researcher Paul Bert. But it’s really Bert’s benefactor, Denis Jourdanet, who deserves the credit, according to a new article in the American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.