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Genome signature tagging used to quickly identify and distinguish between pathogens and harmless microbes

Genome signature tagging used to quickly identify and distinguish between pathogens and harmless microbes

Cervical cancer vaccines in development

Cervical cancer vaccines in development

Gut protein protects against infection and intestinal breakdown

Gut protein protects against infection and intestinal breakdown

Infant transplant patients resist infections that kill adult AIDS patients - possible new treatments for debilitating diseases

Infant transplant patients resist infections that kill adult AIDS patients - possible new treatments for debilitating diseases

Ice-templated fabrication shows promise for artificial bone

Ice-templated fabrication shows promise for artificial bone

Chronic periodontal infection increases risk of preeclampsia in pregnant women

Chronic periodontal infection increases risk of preeclampsia in pregnant women

Genetic fingerprint unmasks microbial vandals

Genetic fingerprint unmasks microbial vandals

Robotic microbial protein analysis

Robotic microbial protein analysis

The glow points the way: coupled enzyme test helps in the search for the right biocatalyst

The glow points the way: coupled enzyme test helps in the search for the right biocatalyst

New type of sulfite reductase

New type of sulfite reductase

Significant step forward in the genome era

Significant step forward in the genome era

Simple organism can produce 10 trillion varieties of a single protein

Simple organism can produce 10 trillion varieties of a single protein

New way to "image" the internal chemistry of bacteria

New way to "image" the internal chemistry of bacteria

New program will help fill a drug-discovery void as pharmaceutical companies have largely abandoned natural products research

New program will help fill a drug-discovery void as pharmaceutical companies have largely abandoned natural products research

Scientists sequence the genomes of three species of parasites responsible for causing diseases that kill or cripple millions

Scientists sequence the genomes of three species of parasites responsible for causing diseases that kill or cripple millions

HIF-1alpha expression regulates the bactericidal capacity of phagocytes

HIF-1alpha expression regulates the bactericidal capacity of phagocytes

Routine immunisation against meningitis and pneumonia should be introduced for children in developing countries

Routine immunisation against meningitis and pneumonia should be introduced for children in developing countries

Gleevec or similar drugs might be useful in preventing adverse side effects of smallpox vaccine

Gleevec or similar drugs might be useful in preventing adverse side effects of smallpox vaccine

Scientists solve structure of a critical innate immune system protein

Scientists solve structure of a critical innate immune system protein

PNNL ScalaBLAST may be used to process complex genomic sequences

PNNL ScalaBLAST may be used to process complex genomic sequences