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Richard Axel has won the 2004 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine

Richard Axel has won the 2004 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine

Linda Buck has been named winner of the 2004 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine

Linda Buck has been named winner of the 2004 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine

Fourth gene found for distal muscular dystrophy

Fourth gene found for distal muscular dystrophy

Researchers pinpoint genetic cause of Timothy syndrome

Researchers pinpoint genetic cause of Timothy syndrome

Artificial neural networks and DNA microarrays to successfully predict clinical outcomes of neuroblastoma patients

Artificial neural networks and DNA microarrays to successfully predict clinical outcomes of neuroblastoma patients

Vitamin supplements not effective in protecting against gastro-intestinal cancer

Vitamin supplements not effective in protecting against gastro-intestinal cancer

Berkeley searches for AIDS cure in a Samoan indigenous tree

Berkeley searches for AIDS cure in a Samoan indigenous tree

One in five people in the developed world will die of the diseases we call cancer

One in five people in the developed world will die of the diseases we call cancer

Scientists embark on a five-year study of the effects of soy isoflavones found in dietary supplements on various body tissues

Scientists embark on a five-year study of the effects of soy isoflavones found in dietary supplements on various body tissues

Scientists discover a record number of proteins for the highly infectious and stealthy human cytomegalovirus

Scientists discover a record number of proteins for the highly infectious and stealthy human cytomegalovirus

Cancer vaccine based on listeria bacteria shows promise

Cancer vaccine based on listeria bacteria shows promise

Two types of thyroid cancer can be readily identified by differences in only a few genes

Two types of thyroid cancer can be readily identified by differences in only a few genes

Genetic abnormalities have a major impact on obesity

Genetic abnormalities have a major impact on obesity

Cutting levels of household allergens is unlikely to have much impact on childhood asthma

Cutting levels of household allergens is unlikely to have much impact on childhood asthma

Clusters of genes within human aortas appear to predict risk for atherosclerosis

Clusters of genes within human aortas appear to predict risk for atherosclerosis

Phase II trials of the first second-generation antisense cancer drug to be used in patients soon to be underway

Phase II trials of the first second-generation antisense cancer drug to be used in patients soon to be underway

Trial shows which brain cancer patients benefit from temozolomide

Trial shows which brain cancer patients benefit from temozolomide

Researchers reveal potential new role for Glivec/Imatinib

Researchers reveal potential new role for Glivec/Imatinib

Arsenic trioxide - invented as a treatment for a rare type of leukaemia

Arsenic trioxide - invented as a treatment for a rare type of leukaemia

Master gene that controls the first breath a newborn infant

Master gene that controls the first breath a newborn infant