Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Medical Science News Stories - 2004

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2004-12-28 Scientists have identified genes that promote the growth and recurrence of skin cancer 0 None
2004-12-28 Ubiquitination protects against improper Notch signaling 0 None
2004-12-28 Evolution has been working very hard to produce us humans 0 None
2004-12-28 Significant advance in understanding the human genome 0 None
2004-12-28 New technique for tracking gene regulators 0 None
2004-12-27 Ballet dancers’ brains reveal the art of imitation 0 None
2004-12-22 Fluorescent colors used to separate cells visually 0 None
2004-12-21 Major step forward in using saliva to detect oral cancer 0 None
2004-12-20 Early learning experiences forever change the brain's structure 0 None
2004-12-07 DNA crystal that computes as it grows 0 4
2004-12-06 Scientist develops way to deliver promising genetic tool into living cells 0 None
2004-12-06 First live imaging of specialized immune system cells reveals new clues about body’s security system 0 None
2004-12-04 Temperature sensing protein implicated in mediating thermotaxis 0 None
2004-12-04 Fossil record of the human immune system reveals antibodies that block cancer metastasis 0 None
2004-12-04 Gene decoding revealed at atomic level 0 None
2004-12-02 Why our immune system worsens with age 0 5
2004-12-02 Tofu-based biomaterial that can help mend broken bones 0 None
2004-11-29 Scientists have induced human insulin-producing cells of the pancreas to revert to islet precursor cells 0 None
2004-11-24 Scientists have given blind nerve cells the ability to detect light 0 None
2004-11-24 Scientists create world’s smallest test tube 0 None
2004-11-24 Crystals may help to revolutionise drug discovery 0 None
2004-11-23 Acid-resistant bug also alcohol-resistant 0 None
2004-11-19 Scientists have determined the crystal structure of a protein kinase C (PKC) isozyme 0 None
2004-11-18 Transport route explain why peanuts are one of the most allergenic foods 0 None
2004-11-16 Sequencing of human genetic code promises to usher in a new era of genetic medicine 0 None
2004-11-16 Fluorescent protein tool may speed identification of molecular changes that reveal cells' inner workings 0 None
2004-11-10 Sex genes of infectious fungus closely resemble human Y chromosome 0 None
2004-11-10 Stem cell gene linked to a portion of one of the most common childhood brain cancers 0 None
2004-11-09 Scientists have developed a fast and safe method for collecting heart stem cells from small amounts of biopsied heart tissue 0 None
2004-11-09 New strain of mice to study nicotine addiction 0 None
2004-11-09 Discovery of new gene that protects against lung cancer 0 None
2004-11-04 Sperm cells grown in laboratory culture 0 None
2004-11-04 Discovery of a new blindness gene 0 None
2004-11-04 Scientists recreate Roman skin cosmetics 0 None
2004-11-04 Scientists have found a fossil that explains the history of the nose 0 5
2004-11-02 Reproductive hormones have effects on all of these stages of brain growth and development 0 None
2004-11-01 Grant to develop high speed DNA sequence reader 0 None
2004-11-01 Cellular enzyme represents a potential new target for developing improved HIV drugs 0 None
2004-10-29 Scientists decode the genome sequence of Cryptosporidium hominis, one of the most common causes of waterborne diseases in humans 0 None
2004-10-26 Genetic double-agents unmasked 0 None
2004-10-25 Scientists identify crucial elements necessary for repairing damaged DNA 0 None
2004-10-25 Dolphins brain size helps to provide some answers to how the species evolved in relation to humans 0 None
2004-10-25 Australian platypus research has implications for understanding the evolution of human sex determination 0 4
2004-10-22 Discovery of new protein involved in regulating the second most commonly mutated tumor suppressor in human tumors 0 None
2004-10-21 Researchers trim count of human genes to 20,000-25,000 0 None
2004-10-21 Single nucleotide polymorphisms and forensic genetics, maybe not such a perfect combination 0 None
2004-10-21 Organic molecules spontaneously organize themselves into large spherical structures 0 None
2004-10-20 Nano-bullet for non-invasive treatment of cancers 0 None
2004-10-18 Discovery might improve design, effectiveness of anti-cancer drugs 0 None
2004-10-16 Genetic science gaining momentum by silencing genes 0 None
2004-10-11 Discovery of naturally occurring RNA "switches" that manage the amino acid glycine 0 None
2004-10-11 Carbon nanotubes offer a new approach to gene therapy 0 None
2004-10-10 Discovery could lead to the creation of naturally decaffeinated coffee plants 0 None
2004-10-06 Discovery of the oldest remains of a woman who died in childbirth 0 None
2004-10-06 A new biodegradable material which could help treat spinal injuries without invasive surgery 0 None
2004-10-05 Compound derived from fruit and vegetables could be used to improve the effects of an established cancer drug 0 None
2004-10-05 Significant progress in development of an animal model of smallpox that closely resembles human disease 0 None
2004-10-05 Scientists have shown that the textbook explanation of how enzymes work is wrong 0 None
2004-10-04 Fourth gene found for distal muscular dystrophy 0 None
2004-10-04 South American knife fish may hold one of the keys to our understanding the development of the human brain 0 None
2004-09-29 Scientists develop rapid-fire tests for botulinum toxin 0 None
2004-09-28 DuPont CEO says consumers will increasingly depend on biotechnology 0 None
2004-09-26 Researchers reduce the toxicity of water-soluble buckyballs by a factor of more than ten million 0 None
2004-09-26 Replication timing assays may allow much earlier cancer detection 0 None
2004-09-23 Gene responsible for a rare form of dystonia known as rapid-onset dystonia parkinsonism identified 0 None
2004-09-23 First generation of human retinal cells in the laboratory from human embryonic stem cells 0 None
2004-09-23 Breakthrough discovery on why the malaria parasite has become resistant to chloroquine 0 None
2004-09-23 Genes in poppy could hold the key to producing improved pain management pharmaceuticals 0 None
2004-09-23 A naturally occurring chemical that may repel yellow fever mosquitoes can now be made in the laboratory 0 None
2004-09-22 Nanowires could be used to sense thousands of different viruses 0 None
2004-09-22 Zebrafish atlas will help research community to model human disease 0 None
2004-09-22 Amyloid growth can occur independently of oligomers 0 None
2004-09-22 Edible vaccine for HIV AIDS 0 2
2004-09-21 Scientists have corrected a flaw in cancer cells that lets them evade the normal cell-death process 0 None
2004-09-20 Scientists decipher genetic code of ancient pathogen that causes the horse disease 0 None
2004-09-20 Scientists unlock the crucial communication pathways of p53 protein cells 0 None
2004-09-20 Investigation into the potential for designing drug treatments based on a person’s genetic makeup 0 None
2004-09-20 New Australian biotech speeds up healing for burns and wounds 0 None
2004-09-16 Jellyfish advance science 0 None
2004-09-16 The same gene functions in vision and immune system, research shows 0 None
2004-09-16 RNAi enlisted in hunt for prawn vaccines 0 None
2004-09-16 Newly completed Chromosome 5 sequence will be a powerful tool for scientists trying to understand human disease 0 5
2004-09-15 Research findings could lead to more effective repellents 0 None
2004-09-14 Micro-thin implantable films may one day allow patients to forgo daily injections and pills 0 None
2004-09-14 First molecular-scale images of DNA binding to an adenovirus enzyme 0 None
2004-09-13 Sea urchins may provide clues to some baffling human reproductive problems 0 None
2004-09-10 Scientists closer to correcting an abnormal gene which causes Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease 0 None
2004-09-09 Genetically modified fish may help treat hemophiliacs 0 None
2004-09-08 Studies of human genetic variation have found strong evidence for the action of natural selection 0 None
2004-09-08 New IBM technology could bring the promise of personalized medicine one step closer 0 None
2004-09-08 Advances in gene silencing on the agenda 0 None
2004-09-08 Pioneering work with human embryonic stem cells could speed up development of new treatments for Parkinson’s and diabetes 0 None
2004-09-05 Hair growing stem cells may one day provide treatments for human hair conditions 0 None
2004-08-31 Scientists to tackle the most common cause of diarrhoea world-wide with DNA sequencing 0 None
2004-08-30 Ultra-sensitive measurement technique shows how biomolecular motors carry out essential tasks 0 None
2004-08-26 Mouse stem cells may help restore hearing loss in humans 0 None
2004-08-25 Compounds break bonds holding dangerous pollutants together 0 None
2004-08-23 Researchers have coaxed RNA to self-assemble into 3-D arrays 0 None
2004-08-23 Novel method for studying ancient life forms 0 None
2004-08-23 Computer model of damaged DNA bends the rules 0 None
2004-08-23 A trip to Mars might sound appealing, but it would be a one-way-trip 0 None
2004-08-22 Small molecules as artificial gene regulators 0 None
2004-08-20 Sea snail offers natural healing powers for a range of illnesses from chronic pain to diseases of the brain 0 5
2004-08-20 Scientists have developed the first mouse model Werner’s syndrome 0 2.7
2004-08-20 Antibodies produced by shark immune systems could be used to detect human pathogens 0 None
2004-08-18 3-D technology to assist stroke patients and the disabled 0 None
2004-08-17 Scientists visualise protein complex responsible for looking after out of shape proteins 0 None
2004-08-17 Scientists have successfully filmed individual cells migrating within a functioning lymph node 0 None
2004-08-16 The prion appears to function as an evolutionary stepping stone 0 None
2004-08-13 New method for building carbohydrate molecules 0 None
2004-08-12 Microscopic scaffolding to house the tiny components of nanotech devices could be built from RNA 0 None
2004-08-12 NASA scientists have discovered a way to identify the gene functions of all of an organism's genes simultaneously 0 None
2004-08-12 British team and NASA plan to take stem cells into space 0 None
2004-08-12 Finnish company discovers over 200 new genes 0 None
2004-08-11 First licence for therapeutic cloning 0 None
2004-08-11 Not only has life evolved, but life has evolved to evolve 0 None
2004-08-11 Frog science helps to explain how the environment may have permanent effects on the nervous system 0 None
2004-08-11 Scientists have turned procrastinating primates into workaholics by temporarily suppressing a gene in a brain circuit involved in reward learning 0 None
2004-08-11 Underwater experiments using the latest remote surgical technologies 0 None
2004-08-06 Stranglehold on science is choking human ingenuity 0 None
2004-08-06 Automated science speeds solution of Human Genome data 0 None
2004-08-06 New fluorescent dye technique may provide new insight into how cancerous tumors begin and grow 0 None
2004-08-05 Experimental vaccine against ricin 0 None
2004-08-03 Successfully cloning mice from an advanced melanoma cell 0 None
2004-08-03 New screening technique to look for genes that change patients' responses to cancer drugs and other medications 0 None
2004-08-03 Emerging nanomedicine technologies could dramatically transform medical science 0 None
2004-08-02 First-of-its-kind noninvasive imaging technique shows two proteins interacting 0 None
2004-08-02 Scientists create mice that don't gain weight, even when fed fat-laden, high calorie diets 0 None
2004-08-02 Scientists have produced a prion protein that can trigger the development of a neurological disorder similar to "mad cow" disease 0 None
2004-08-02 A prototype microscope that uses neutrons instead of light to "see" magnified images 0 None
2004-08-02 Identification of PIK3CA as an oncogene associated with brain cancers opens the door to new screening processes 0 None
2004-07-29 Scientists discover genetic make-up of acne vulgaris 0 None
2004-07-29 Important step in understanding the genetic mechanisms of aging 0 None
2004-07-29 DNA of rare and endangered species is to be preserved for future generations 0 None
2004-07-29 Framework for systematically incorporating epigenetic information into traditional genetic studies 0 None
2004-07-29 First tool to study image brain function at the cellular level 0 None
2004-07-29 New process that simplifies the production of proteins 0 None
2004-07-26 New cancer detection method - quantitative multiplex methylation-specific PCR 0 None
2004-07-23 Gene responsible for infertility 0 None
2004-07-23 Emerging nanomedicine technologies could dramatically transform medical science 0 None
2004-07-23 European scientists expect to begin human trials using pharmaceuticals grown in GM plants 0 None
2004-07-23 Yeast and tea tree oil kill MRSA superbug 0 None
2004-07-23 Preliminary tests of the new method, which can detect cancer in a sample with as few as 50 cells 0 None
2004-07-22 New Caledonian sponges produce antimalarial substances 0 None
2004-07-22 Natural organohalogens have potent anticancer and antibacterial activity 0 None
2004-07-21 Genome decoded of distant relative of human pathogens 0 None
2004-07-21 Environmental Proteomics to design antibodies for the global market 0 None
2004-07-19 Russian scientists incorporate HIV antigen into a tomato 0 None
2004-07-19 First international server to analyze genetic diversity on a large scale 0 None
2004-07-16 Online database of AIDS-related protein structures 0 None
2004-07-16 DNA left overs, new mechanism for evolution 0 None
2004-07-15 Novel tool that can be used to visualize single neurons in living brain tissue 0 None
2004-07-15 Animal bone implants that resemble natural bone 0 None
2004-07-10 DNA testing of one millionth sheep for scrapie susceptibility 0 None
2004-07-10 First successful gene therapy that mimics the action of calcium channel blockers 0 None
2004-07-08 Sunscreen to protect the skin's genetic material, or DNA 0 None
2004-07-08 Scientists have isolated human postnatal stem cells for the first time from the fibrous tendon that holds our teeth in their sockets 0 None
2004-07-08 Chromatin array a new technology for examining DNA 0 None
2004-07-08 Skeletal remains of 3,160 individuals reveal changing status of cancer in Europe across the centuries 0 None
2004-07-08 New gene selection method 1 None
2004-07-07 Key proteins that regulate neurofibromatosis could be targets for new drugs 0 None
2004-07-02 Protein called Rac controls a number of biological processes and is directly implicated in several human diseases 0 None
2004-07-02 How DNA repair machinery detects and corrects errors in DNA replication 0 None
2004-07-01 Method of producing exact models of skull defects which enable technicians to create exactly matching titanium plates 0 None
2004-07-01 Three-dimensional cryo-electron microscope may help guide the design of new antibiotics 0 None
2004-06-30 Ethical, social and legal aspects of human genetic testing 0 None
2004-06-30 By altering a single gene you could live longer and be thinner 0 None
2004-06-30 Harmless form of the herpes virus may help create a vaccine for Alzheimer’s disease 0 None
2004-06-30 Abnormalities observed in cloned mice help reinforce the need to continue to avoid the reproductive cloning of humans 0 None
2004-06-30 Geneticists have closed in on the genetic basis for risk factors of metabolic diseases 0 None
2004-06-29 U-M scientists say Wnt protein prevents obesity by inhibiting fat cell development 0 None
2004-06-29 Chromosomal chaos in early embryonic development is linked to abnormalities in cytokinesis and spindle formation 0 None
2004-06-29 Five children have been born conceived from previously isolated and frozen egg cells 0 None
2004-06-28 Oldest evidence yet of a human hereditary genetic disorder found 0 None
2004-06-26 Scientists use genetic engineering to work out how odors are encoded 0 None
2004-06-26 Molecular biologists find chink in the armor of Candida, the most common human fungal pathogen 0 None
2004-06-26 Mighty mouse gene works the same way in humans 0 None
2004-06-25 MRSA "superbug" genome decoded 0 None
2004-06-24 Hair cloning could be the cure for baldness 0 None
2004-06-24 Catalogue of the 30,000 or so genes that contain the instructions to make a human or a mouse 0 None
2004-06-24 Treating cocaine addiction with a virus 0 None
2004-06-24 Learning about protein structure is especially relevant for treating illnesses that alter protein function 0 None
2004-06-23 Freeze-dried sugar helps keep heat-sensitive, protein-based drugs working at room temperature 0 None
2004-06-22 New computer cluster will help understanding of how human cells and organs work 0 None
2004-06-22 Genetically engineering viruses to carry a suicide gene into ovarian cancer cells 0 None
2004-06-21 Key signal in mice that tells stem cells to commit to becoming fat cells 0 None
2004-06-21 Class of molecules that could lead to treatments for a wide range of diseases, including cancer, arthritis, and heart disease 0 None
2004-06-21 Australian frog could boost the prospects of maintaining human muscle strength into old age 0 None
2004-06-21 Targeting a gene that protects cancer cells from the lethal effects of radiotherapy could help improve the impact of treatment 0 None
2004-06-20 New gene found in genetic wasteland 0 None
2004-06-20 First license to begin research involving therapeutic cloning 0 None
2004-06-17 EU rules to govern tissue engineering 0 None
2004-06-17 Recommended guidelines to govern genetic testing in Europe 0 None
2004-06-17 A natural molecule that blocks a key bacterial enzymes could lead to a new generation of antibiotics 0 None
2004-06-17 Computer programme simulates emergency response when a city is hit by a natural disaster 0 None
2004-06-17 3dgenome program should lead to a breakthrough in our understanding of how our genome functions 0 None
2004-06-17 A DNA fingerprinting technology will allow documents to be authenticated with an accuracy of billions to one 0 None
2004-06-17 Computer cluster helps understand how human cells and organs work 0 None
2004-06-16 Application from the Newcastle Fertility Centre at Life to make human embryonic stem cells 0 None
2004-06-16 The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority reviews the first request by British scientists to clone human embryos today 0 None
2004-06-16 New material, cellular perfluoroelastomers could revolutionise surgery and save lives 0 None
2004-06-16 Genetically engineered thyroid stimulating hormone destroys tissue that often remains after thyroidectomy 0 1
2004-06-16 New approach to interpreting brain electroencephalograms could help understanding of epilepsy and autism 0 None
2004-06-15 Embryonic stem cells vs. adult stem cells as therapies for tissue engineering and organ transplants 0 None
2004-06-15 New software helps understanding of protein-protein docking 0 None
2004-06-15 University of Cambridge to generate antibodies 0 None
2004-06-15 New technology expands facial biometrics technology 0 None
2004-06-15 Geneticists determine the lack of chromosomes 0 None
2004-06-15 Simple genetic code might work to wire up the body from head to foot 0 None
2004-06-14 New embryonic stem cells technology 0 None
2004-06-14 Significance of the discovery of anthrax toxin genes in a naturally occurring microbe other than Bacillus anthracis 0 None
2004-06-14 Biologist has identified gene patterns that characterize a biologically distinct subtype of estrogen receptor negative breast tumor 0 None
2004-06-14 Synthetic skin from human embryonic stem cells 0 None
2004-06-11 Oxidants are responsible for sex in algae 0 None
2004-06-11 Chemical agents extracted from Caribbean sea squirt may help find cancer treatments for certain deadly tumours 0 None
2004-06-10 Brain builds early warning detection system by working out the odds on potentially harmful experiences 0 None
2004-06-10 Patients play computer games using only the signals from their brains 0 None
2004-06-09 Gene that affects alcohol sensitivity 0 None
2004-06-09 Discovery could pave the way to smallpox Immunity 0 None
2004-06-09 Genetic link between hormones and migraine 0 None
2004-06-09 New statistical techniques for cancer diagnosis 0 None
2004-06-05 Computational design used to engineer and construct a protein that could sense the nerve agent soman 0 None
2004-06-05 Proteins transform DNA into molecular velcro 0 None
2004-06-05 New method for identifying proteins found in trace quantities in the blood 0 None
2004-06-05 Cure for age-induced diabetes or cancer may be nearer than we think 0 None
2004-06-03 Breakthrough in gene therapy 0 None
2004-06-03 New way to identify when a living cell begins to grow 0 None
2004-06-03 How the brain interprets electrical impulses sent by neurons 0 5
2004-06-02 Scientists reveal the crystal structure of the first described enzymatic RNA 0 None
2004-06-02 Genes that allow nerve cells to communicate may have come from bacteria eons ago 0 None
2004-06-02 Mice may hold the key to longer life 0 None
2004-06-01 Engineered virus could be ideal for targeting cancers with lethal gene therapy 0 None
2004-05-27 Cellular garbage plays a key role in the process of cytokinesis, or cell division 0 None
2004-05-27 Blueprint for rational design of vaccines that induce desired T-cell responses 0 None
2004-05-27 Finding overturns long held ideas about how cells build proteins 0 None
2004-05-27 Link between oral bacterium and premature babies 0 None
2004-05-25 Toxoplasma gondii discovery may help fight against malaria 0 None
2004-05-25 Baby born from 21 year old cryopreserved sperm 0 None
2004-05-25 X-ray beams could kick start genes into fighting cancer 0 None
2004-05-24 Computer program to predict where DNA molecules will pop open when twisted 0 None
2004-05-24 A higher male susceptibility to disease has helped shape the evolution of social insect behavior 0 None
2004-05-24 Cultured nanoparticles from filtered homogenates of diseased calcified human cardiovascular tissue 0 None
2004-05-24 Scientists have genetically engineered a mouse with extraordinary resistance to bowel cancer 0 None
2004-05-23 Biologists have discovered a new genus of bacteria 0 None
2004-05-21 Discovery and improvement of glyphosate tolerance gene 0 None
2004-05-21 Using smart fluids to retrain muscles 0 None
2004-05-20 Tumour suppressor gene family may be key to new colon cancer drugs 0 None
2004-05-20 Scientists believe that the dog genome holds a wealth of information that will benefit human health 0 None
2004-05-20 Natural biological process by which yeast cells dismantle amyloid fibers 1 None
2004-05-20 Scientists have sped up a common jumping gene found in the human genome 0 None
2004-05-20 Scientists have taken the first steps towards producing a sustainable and pure source of the healthy fats found in oily fish 0 None
2004-05-20 Bone repair using breakthrough material 0 None
2004-05-19 Scientists may have figured out how to use stem cells to regenerate lost or injured tissue 0 None
2004-05-19 Launch of Crucial Genetics, a state-of-the-art genetic profiling service 0 None
2004-05-19 Office of Naval Research harnessing human brain power to control the maneuvers of UUVs 0 None
2004-05-17 Scientists move closer toward treatment for degenerative diseases 0 None
2004-05-17 Howard Hughes Medical Institute is awarding $49.7 million in science grants 0 None
2004-05-17 Scientists have identified a compound that halts the activity of a deadly toxin called anthrax 0 None
2004-05-12 Suprachiasmatic nucleus brain tissue sheds light on jet lag 0 None
2004-05-10 Expert panel to review toxicity associated with exposure to acrylamide 0 None
2004-05-10 Scientists closer to a potential vaccine or treatment for botulism 0 None
2004-05-10 Vegetables yield anticancer chemical 0 None
2004-05-08 Scientists discover what could be the instruction manual of life 0 None
2004-05-08 Discovery of immune system malfunction that plays a profound role in food allergy 0 5
2004-05-08 Genetic breakthrough in tracing the cause of a rare kidney and liver disorder 0 None
2004-05-08 New way by which cells can become cancerous may solve mystery with lung cancer 0 None
2004-05-06 Engineering principles applied to the eye to better understand diseases and injuries 0 None
2004-05-06 Completion of the most gene-rich of all the human chromosomes 0 None
2004-05-06 System Biosciences launches siRNA expression libraries to target 8,500 human genes 0 None
2004-05-06 Protein in the male reproductive tract is a potent anti-bacterial agent 0 None
2004-05-05 Organic superglues, disease treatments and better food flavourings 0 None
2004-05-05 Gene therapy helps alcoholic rats 0 None
2004-05-03 New Australian VR center to give medical students the ability to feel virtual skin, muscle, tendon and bone 0 None
2004-05-03 QIAGEN launches human siRNA library sets 0 None
2004-05-03 Conference to discuss the ethical, social and legal aspects of human genetic testing 0 None
2004-04-30 Developing smart drugs 0 None
2004-04-29 Scientists have discovered a genetic cause of cleft lip and palate in mice 0 None
2004-04-29 Scientists have unraveled the behavior of one key component of bacteria 0 None
2004-04-28 A burst of brain energy depends more on a unique molecular cycle than on blood flow variation 0 None
2004-04-28 Scientists looking for 480 people to test experimental anthrax vaccine 0 None
2004-04-28 Scientists identify six genes associated with the most common form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma 0 None
2004-04-28 Scientists get new motor neurons to migrate through the spinal cord 0 None
2004-04-26 Scientists studying the adhesive properties of the neural cell adhesion molecule have found that two opposing models of cell adhesion are both correct 0 None
2004-04-26 Injections of adult stem cells could repair hearts 0 None
2004-04-23 Japanese scientists have created a viable mouse derived from two genetic mothers with no contribution by a male animal 0 None
2004-04-22 Genetically engineered bugs to fight cancer 0 None
2004-04-22 Turmeric corrects the cystic fibrosis defect 0 None
2004-04-21 CUMC and MIT researchers have cloned a mouse from its olfactory neurons 0 None
2004-04-21 Dolly the sheeps creators harbour no desire to clone humans 0 None
2004-04-20 Researchers use IBM Linux supercomputing cluster to research DNA 0 None
2004-04-20 Researchers use MRI to capture the intricacies of speech 0 None
2004-04-20 Human cloning on a grand scale could spell the end of the species as we all become nastier 0 None
2004-04-20 Functional genomics provide improved drug discovery 0 None
2004-04-19 44 countries to hammer out global health issues at Earth Observation Summit 0 None
2004-04-16 Computer technology helps to make sense of human brain 0 None
2004-04-14 Cancer could be inactivated by RNA library 0 None
2004-04-14 Genetic mutation raises interesting questions about the evolution of the Y chromosome 0 None
2004-04-14 EU ethical, social and legal aspects of human genetic testing 0 None
2004-04-14 Autism gene discovered 0 4
2004-04-13 Batch control makes chemical reactions easier to manage 0 None
2004-04-13 Leeches back to relieve pain 0 None
2004-04-13 Prosthetic heart valve made completely of the body’s own tissue 1 None
2004-04-12 Protein sequences harder to predict than originally thought 0 None
2004-04-12 Vitamin C can reduce levels of C-reactive protein, a marker of inflammation and chronic disease 0 None
2004-04-12 Gene therapy helps damaged heart cells regain strength and beat normally 0 None
2004-04-12 Researchers pinpoint pathway to muscle regeneration 0 None
2004-04-08 New process to extract proteins from membranes by using chemicals 0 None
2004-04-08 New microgel could potentially recover any enzyme and save manufacturers considerable money 0 None
2004-04-07 University of Florida researchers have used a common gel to successfully deliver gene therapy to the diaphragm 0 None
2004-04-07 The cure rate for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia might continue to rise with improved use of conventional therapies 0 None
2004-04-07 Alcohol screening can spot addiction 0 None
2004-04-07 University of North Dakota researcher explores calcium's role in cell signaling 0 None
2004-04-07 Protein kinase complex influences the outer layer of skin to control the eventual shape of the full-grown skeleton and skull 0 None
2004-04-07 Time-reversal acoustics research promises medical breakthroughs 0 None
2004-04-07 Completion of the sequencing of human chromosome 19 0 None
2004-04-07 Analysis of Bacterial Genomes Begins to Unravel Complex Story of Metabolic Evolution 0 None
2004-04-06 Genetic trick viruses use to replicate themselves has been adapted to build complex protein structures required by immune system cells 0 None
2004-04-06 A new technique for engineering protein crystals is helping scientists figure out the three-dimensional structures of some important biological molecules 0 None
2004-04-06 Scientists studying vaccinia virus, a relative of smallpox, have determined that a gene necessary for virus replication also has a key role in turning off inflammation 0 None
2004-04-05 A simple urine sample could soon be used to predict the complex toxic effects of new drugs 0 None
2004-04-05 Michigan opens new center to treat exposure to Vermiculite, Taconite, Asbestos 0 None
2004-04-05 Upcoming symposium to examine mercury exposure 0 None
2004-04-04 Mathematicians Predict Patterns in Fingerprints 0 None
2004-04-04 Video consultations to ease stress on frail patients 0 None
2004-04-01 New center enables genetic treatments and advances 0 None
2004-04-01 Machine can switch off brain by transmitting harmless magnetic pulses 1 None
2004-04-01 Scientists have discovered that a non-genetic molecular process can effect cell behaviour 0 None
2004-03-31 DakoCytomation has acquired exclusive worldwide rights to develop and commercialize pharmacogenomic diagnostic tests in the field of oncology 0 None
2004-03-31 Gene-rich human Chromosome 19 sequence completed 0 None
2004-03-30 Faster new cloning technique - transcript-based cloning 0 5
2004-03-30 Embryonic stem cells attached to a gel matrix instead of suspended in solution 0 None
2004-03-30 Newly diagnosed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma linked to monkey virus DNA 0 None
2004-03-30 Novel uses for bacterial cellulose, artificial blood vessels, bioengineered wound dressing 0 4
2004-03-30 Biocompatible adhesives for use with vascular tissue that will speed the process of mending tissue 0 None
2004-03-30 A peptide called magainin, found in the skin of the African clawed frog, holds the secret to creating bacteria-killing surfaces 0 None
2004-03-30 Emerging technologies in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine analysis 0 None
2004-03-30 Method of Bone Analysis May Clarify Human Origins 0 None
2004-03-29 Newly formed FAS Center for Systems Neuroscience 0 None
2004-03-29 Snake venom launders out all stains 0 None
2004-03-29 Immunomodulator induces long-term anti-tumor activity 0 None
2004-03-29 Earlier detection of cancer with Transgenomic's WAVE(R) system 0 None
2004-03-29 BHF anti-smoking adverts hit nerve with general public 0 None
2004-03-29 Three of the world’s top women chemists visit UK to inspire young scientists 0 None
2004-03-28 Discovery of molecule that is part of the machinery that mediates the sense of hearing 0 None
2004-03-27 Renowned researchers, scientists share advances in prevention, diagnosis, therapy 0 None
2004-03-25 Joint Research Collaboration to Predict 3-D Protein Structures and Support Drug Discovery 0 None
2004-03-25 A debate over the origins of what is sometimes called "junk" DNA has been settled 0 None
2004-03-25 Scientists discover a method to detect trace levels of swine antibiotics in the groundwater. 0 None
2004-03-24 £5m for HIV/AIDS trial involving HIV patients in London, Moscow, South Africa and Australia 0 None
2004-03-24 WHO meets in New Delhi on challenge of treating an additional one million patients a year 0 None
2004-03-23 Ban Chlorpyrifos and Diazinonon Impacts Child Birth Weights 0 None
2004-03-23 EU gives 32 million Euro for vaccines to stop tuberculosis 0 None
2004-03-23 System for guiding cell migration, adhesion has biomedical and regenerative medical applications 0 None
2004-03-23 Japan injects funds into fight against Bird Flu 0 None
2004-03-23 70% of Americans not aware of their blood glucose (sugar) level 0 None
2004-03-22 New resorbable beta-tricalcium phosphate bone void filler 0 None
2004-03-22 Enzyme Acetylcholinesterase (AChE), New Approach to Drug Design 0 None
2004-03-22 DNA repair enzymes to fight cancer 0 None
2004-03-22 Scientists identify genetic changes during infection by tuberculosis 0 None
2004-03-22 AMT Obtains Orphan Drug Designation for Its LPL Gene Therapy Product 0 None
2004-03-22 Supercomputer to help the diagnosis of epilepsy, stroke, depression and other brain conditions 0 None
2004-03-22 Mouse antibodies neutralise SARS virus 0 None
2004-03-22 New Computer-Aided Approach Helps Doctors Tailor The Dosage of Abciximab 0 None

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