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Now, a new mathematical model to map cancer progression

November 9 : Researchers at Harvard and Johns Hopkins Universities have developed a novel mathematical model to map cancer progression. Continue reading “Now, a new mathematical model to map cancer progression” »  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, October 10th, 2007

Mathematicians to decipher secrets of immune system

October 10 : A team of mathematicians is working on a theoretical and computational model of the body’s immune system, which will help advance the understanding Continue reading “Mathematicians to decipher More...

By BioNews On Monday, September 24th, 2007

Computer model could improve some drugs’ efficacy

Sep 24 : A team of researchers has developed a computer model that could help advance a class of drugs based on antibodies, molecules key to the immune system. Continue reading “Computer model could improve More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, September 19th, 2007

PrEP strategy may cut down HIV transmission

Sept 19 : A mathematical model developed by researchers at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine to predict the public-health impact of pre-exposure chemoprophylaxis (PrEP) ? an HIV prevention strategy Continue More...

By BioNews On Saturday, August 25th, 2007

“Longevity” gene behind living beyond 100 uncovered

Aug. 25 : Scientists at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have found out why some people live to 100 or more, despite the fact that they have as many, or sometimes even more, harmful More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

New database to benefit scientists studying mystery mountain illness

Aug. 22 : An international database has been launched at the University of Edinburgh in order to benefit researchers studying Continue reading “New database to benefit scientists studying mystery mountain More...

By BioNews On Monday, August 6th, 2007

Where Broken DNA is Repaired

Aug 6: Ionizing radiation, toxic chemicals, and other agents continually damage the body’s DNA, threatening life and health: unrepaired DNA can lead to mutations, which in turn can lead to Continue reading More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, June 6th, 2007

Scientists find new contributor to aggressive cancers

Mutations in the cell adhesion molecule known as integrin alpha 7 (integrin alpha 7) lead to unchecked tumor cell proliferation and a significantly higher incidence in cancer spread, or Continue reading “Scientists More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, June 6th, 2007

Largest ever study of genetics of common diseases

The Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium, the largest ever study of the genetics behind common diseases such as diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and coronary heart disease, today publishes its results in the journals More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

Simulations unravel outer membrane transport mechanism

Using X-ray data and advanced computer simulation and visualization software, researchers at the University of Illinois have painstakingly modeled a critical part of a mechanism by which bacteria take up large molecules. More...