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New strain of mice to study nicotine addiction

New strain of mice to study nicotine addiction

Sexual competition among males is evident at the molecular level, as well as at behavioral and physiological levels

Sexual competition among males is evident at the molecular level, as well as at behavioral and physiological levels

alpha4 may prove to be useful target for smoking addiction therapies

alpha4 may prove to be useful target for smoking addiction therapies

First home-testing device for phenylketonuria (PKU) patients

First home-testing device for phenylketonuria (PKU) patients

A single change in a person’s DNA can contribute to a range of life-shortening risk factors

A single change in a person’s DNA can contribute to a range of life-shortening risk factors

Discovery of compound that renders the MRSA superbug vulnerable to antibiotics

Discovery of compound that renders the MRSA superbug vulnerable to antibiotics

Discovery of naturally occurring RNA "switches" that manage the amino acid glycine

Discovery of naturally occurring RNA "switches" that manage the amino acid glycine

Researchers identify new sulfur-containing scent molecules in sweat

Researchers identify new sulfur-containing scent molecules in sweat

Patients suffering from diseases as varied as Type II diabetes, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's have one thing in common

Patients suffering from diseases as varied as Type II diabetes, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's have one thing in common

Biomira and Merck announce fast track status for liposome vaccine

Biomira and Merck announce fast track status for liposome vaccine

Gene responsible for a rare form of dystonia known as rapid-onset dystonia parkinsonism identified

Gene responsible for a rare form of dystonia known as rapid-onset dystonia parkinsonism identified

Stress response proteins offer a promising target for a novel drug guidance system

Stress response proteins offer a promising target for a novel drug guidance system

Protein points to anticancer drug targets

Protein points to anticancer drug targets

Higher blood levels of homocysteine may be associated with changes in deep brain tissue in middle-aged men

Higher blood levels of homocysteine may be associated with changes in deep brain tissue in middle-aged men

MGI PHARMA acquires Aesgen for $32 million

MGI PHARMA acquires Aesgen for $32 million

Researchers accurately pinpoint the types of lymphoma, Hodgkins or non-Hodgkins

Researchers accurately pinpoint the types of lymphoma, Hodgkins or non-Hodgkins

FDA clears blood test to screen newborn infants for a variety of inherited diseases

FDA clears blood test to screen newborn infants for a variety of inherited diseases

Trick illustrates life’s determination to survive hostile environments

Trick illustrates life’s determination to survive hostile environments

Second case of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease infection that was probably caused by blood transfusion

Second case of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease infection that was probably caused by blood transfusion

Molecular pathway in the brain may explain why some patients suffering from inflammatory diseases develop depression

Molecular pathway in the brain may explain why some patients suffering from inflammatory diseases develop depression