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Sunday 30 August, 2015

Pre-clinical studies reveal ways to reduce cancer risk with gene therapy vectors

preclinical gene therapy

National Institutes of Health researchers have uncovered a key factor in understanding the elevated cancer risk associated  More...

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Chimpanzee talking to each other
By BioNews On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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Chimpanzees ‘talk’ about their favorite fruits and food patch size

Chimpanzees modify their food calls with respect to tree size for a high valued fruit species.  More...

brain recalls memory
By BioNews On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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How brain recalls old memories via new pathways revealed

People with anxiety disorders, such as post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), often experience prolonged and exaggerated fearfulness.  More...

Malaria GWAS study
By BioNews On Monday, January 19th, 2015
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New genetic study sheds light on antimalarial drug resistance

The largest genome-wide association study to date of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum unveils a complex genetic  More...

gene editing crispr
By BioNews On Monday, January 19th, 2015
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‘Molecular scissors’ could prevent genetic diseases before conception

In a study published in the Nature Group journal Scientific Reports, the scientists used ‘molecular scissors’ that can edit the DNA  More...

A deceased Drosophila melanogaster. Image credit: Institute for Cell Biology, University of Bern
By BioNews On Sunday, January 18th, 2015
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Researchers create Methuselah fly by selecting best cells

A team of researchers at the University of Bern has managed to considerably prolong the lifespan of flies by activating a  More...

Illumina machines
By BioNews On Sunday, January 18th, 2015
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Illumina launches new HiSeq instruments

llumina, Inc. today announced it has expanded the world’s most comprehensive next-generation sequencing (NGS) portfolio  More...

expansion microscopy
By BioNews On Sunday, January 18th, 2015
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Researchers enlarge brain samples, making them easier to image

A team of researchers from MIT has now taken a novel approach to gaining such high-resolution images  More...

Bar headed goose
By BioNews On Saturday, January 17th, 2015
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Roller Coaster migratory flights help geese fly across Mount Everest

An international team of scientists studying the migratory biology of bar-headed geese (Anser indicus), during their high  More...

legless, snake like new species
By BioNews On Saturday, January 17th, 2015
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New legless, snake-like amphibian discovered in Cambodia

Scientists have discovered a new species of legless amphibian in Cambodia’s Cardamom Mountains  More...