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Computer identifies viruses with close genetic ties to ‘swine’ flu

Scientists have used new mathematical and computational techniques to identify six influenza A viruses that have particularly close genetic relationships to the H1N1 ‘swine’ flu virus Continue reading “Computer identifies viruses with close genetic ties to ‘swine’ flu” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, June 12th, 2011
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Scientists sequence two new strains from E. coli outbreak in Germany

Two isolates from the current E. coli (Escherichia coli) outbreak in Germany have been sequenced and analyzed in laboratories Continue reading “Scientists sequence two new strains from E. coli outbreak in More...

By BioNews On Sunday, April 17th, 2011
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Computerised brain map to revolutionise medical treatment

The world’s first computerised brain map is expected to make breakthroughs possible in a range of Continue reading “Computerised brain map to revolutionise medical treatment” »  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, February 13th, 2011
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New system may cut years off development time of new antibiotics

Two University of Houston (UH) professors are developing a computerized modeling system to cut the development time of new Continue reading “New system may cut years off development time of new antibiotics” More...

Genetically modified cells can be made to communicate with each other as if they were electronic circuits.
By BioNews On Tuesday, December 14th, 2010
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Researchers open the door to biological computers

Genetically modified cells can be made to communicate with each other as if they were electronic circuits. Continue reading “Researchers open the door to biological computers” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, December 9th, 2010
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Supercomputing research opens doors for drug discovery

A quicker and cheaper technique to scan molecular databases developed at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Continue reading “Supercomputing research opens doors for drug discovery” More...

By BioNews On Saturday, November 13th, 2010
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Mathematical model of red blood cells’ life cycle may predict anemia risk

Scientists have developed a mathematical model reflecting how red blood cells change in size and Continue reading “Mathematical model of red blood cells’ life cycle may predict anemia risk” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, November 12th, 2010
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How body clock synchronizes to day and night cycle

French researchers have unveiled a mechanism that explains how biological clock works in sync with the Continue reading “How body clock synchronizes to day and night cycle” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 19th, 2010
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Computational model of swimming fish could inspire medical prosthetics

Scientists at the University of Maryland and Tulane University have developed a computational model of a Continue reading “Computational model of swimming fish could inspire medical prosthetics” »  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, October 16th, 2010
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Novel approach for rapid detection of unknown food pathogens

Scientists have developed a novel approach to automated detection and classification of harmful bacteria in Continue reading “Novel approach for rapid detection of unknown food pathogens” »  More...