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Researchers ‘capture’ the replication of the human genome for the first time

CNIO researchers Óscar Fernández-­?Capetillo and Andrés Joaquín López-­? Contreras. Credit:CNIO

The Genomic Instability Group led by researcher Óscar Fernández-­?Capetillo at the Continue reading “Researchers ‘capture’ the replication of the human genome for the first time” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, December 1st, 2011
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‘Odorous frogs’ are reservoir of antibiotic substances

Odorous frogs’ are a rich source of greatest known variety of anti-bacterial substances, which may provide new weapons in the fight against antibiotic-resistant infections Continue reading “‘Odorous frogs’ More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 10th, 2011
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Potent new drugs likely from witches’ brew

A brew administered by African witch doctors to pregnant women to hasten labour and delivery could be a source of promising new drugs Continue reading “Potent new drugs likely from witches’ brew” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, September 22nd, 2011
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Study sheds light on famous honeybee society caste system

A new study has been undertaken to understand the famous caste system that dominates honeybee societies Continue reading “Study sheds light on famous honeybee society caste system” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, May 18th, 2011
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Dynamics of crucial protein linked to diabetes and cancer revealed

Scientists have shed light on a protein critical to the physiological processes involved in major diseases such as diabetes and cancer Continue reading “Dynamics of crucial protein linked to diabetes and cancer More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, May 17th, 2011
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Lung protein ‘could offer target to treat smoking-caused emphysema’

Indiana University scientists have identified a lung protein that is suspected to play a key role in smoking-related emphysema and have crafted an antibody to block its activity Continue reading “Lung protein More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 3rd, 2011
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Blood protein in lung cancer may help improve diagnosis, treatment

Scientists have discovered a protein in the blood of lung cancer patients that could be used in a test for the Continue reading “Blood protein in lung cancer may help improve diagnosis, treatment” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, September 2nd, 2010
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Fat cells are not just dormant storage depots for calories, but an active organ

The fat tissue in those spare tires and lower belly pooches — is not just a dormant storage depot for Continue reading “Fat cells are not just dormant storage depots for calories, but an active organ” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, May 27th, 2010
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Mouth fluid may lead to non-invasive test for gum disease

Gum diseases are the primary cause of tooth loss in adults, but now scientists have found a little-known mouth fluid that may allow Continue reading “Mouth fluid may lead to non-invasive test for gum disease” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, May 20th, 2010
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New method to detect use of shark oil in cosmetics and vaccines

A new method of analysing squalene and squalane, oils used for production of cosmetics and vaccines, can Continue reading “New method to detect use of shark oil in cosmetics and vaccines” »  More...