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The Notch effect steers stem cells into cells of the nervous system

The Notch effect steers stem cells into cells of the nervous system

Researchers engineer cells in the eye to be light sensitive that were not before

Researchers engineer cells in the eye to be light sensitive that were not before

Multi-site vaccinations could protect against all four dengue viruses

Multi-site vaccinations could protect against all four dengue viruses

Malaria, mosquitoes and man - breaking a deadly cycle

Malaria, mosquitoes and man - breaking a deadly cycle

Successful cell engineering may prevent bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)

Successful cell engineering may prevent bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)

Night blindness is a new clinical symptom of Chagas disease

Night blindness is a new clinical symptom of Chagas disease

Major Alzheimer's discovery

Major Alzheimer's discovery

Histidine may be key to new therapies for cardiovascular disease

Histidine may be key to new therapies for cardiovascular disease

Discovery reveals how malaria infects humans

Discovery reveals how malaria infects humans

Robotic microbial protein analysis

Robotic microbial protein analysis

Iron-biofortified rice improves the iron stores of nonanemic Filipino women

Iron-biofortified rice improves the iron stores of nonanemic Filipino women

New discovery helps explain complex neurocircuitry behind body weight control

New discovery helps explain complex neurocircuitry behind body weight control

Obesity associated with a threefold increase in SCD1 expression in obese muscle

Obesity associated with a threefold increase in SCD1 expression in obese muscle

Study suggests chronic infections may create autoimmune response

Study suggests chronic infections may create autoimmune response

Scientists discover new way of bringing "bio-prospecting" out of the rainforest and into the lab

Scientists discover new way of bringing "bio-prospecting" out of the rainforest and into the lab

Link between PKC enzyme and kidney disease in diabetes confirmed

Link between PKC enzyme and kidney disease in diabetes confirmed

Link between hyperglycemia (high blood glucose), overexpression of PKC-beta 2 and kidney disease

Link between hyperglycemia (high blood glucose), overexpression of PKC-beta 2 and kidney disease

Research opens up new directions for studying prion diseases in humans

Research opens up new directions for studying prion diseases in humans

A protein found naturally in the brain may protect against Parkinson's disease

A protein found naturally in the brain may protect against Parkinson's disease

Study holds implications for gene therapy and stem cell biology

Study holds implications for gene therapy and stem cell biology