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New approach may help predict breast cancer metastasis more accurately

Oct 16 : Scientists are trying to improve breast cancer diagnosis by developing a more accurate approach for predicting the risk of breast cancer metastasis in individual patients. Continue reading “New approach may help predict breast cancer metastasis more accurately” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, May 20th, 2007
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Protein folds research offers insight into metabolic evolution

Researchers at the University of Illinois have created the first global family tree of metabolic protein architecture. Continue reading “Protein folds research offers insight into metabolic evolution” More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 30th, 2007
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New institute fuses science and engineering with medical research

A new, multi-disciplinary Institute focused on developing novel approaches to medical and biological challenges is launched today at Imperial College London. Continue reading “New institute fuses science More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 10th, 2007
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Equipment, Faculty Place University at Forefront of Genomic Research

The Center for the Study of Biological Complexity at Virginia Commonwealth University has augmented its high throughput genomics capabilities Continue reading “Equipment, Faculty Place University at Forefront More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 22nd, 2007
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Cells Use “Noise” to Make Cell-fate Decisions

Electrical noise, like the crackle heard on AM radio when lightning strikes nearby, is a nuisance that wreaks havoc on electronic devices. But within cells, a similar kind of biochemical “noise” is beneficial, More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 22nd, 2007
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Getting Up Close and Personal With the Ribosome

The ribosome is a kind of factory for protein in the cell, and as such has long been a prime target for drug discovery. Now, a technological advance by a team at Weill Cornell Medical College is poised to revolutionize More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, March 13th, 2007
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Novel pathway for antibiotic-induced cell death

Scientists have identified unforeseen mechanisms by which quinolones – a family of broad-spectrum antibiotics among the most widely prescribed Continue reading “Novel pathway for antibiotic-induced cell More...

By BioNews On Monday, February 26th, 2007
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Group of Genes Slow Cell Division, May Fight Cancer

Cancer cells differ from normal cells in, among other things, the way they divide. When a normal cell complies with a signal telling it to divide, it also begins to activate a “braking system” that eventually More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, January 31st, 2007
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Noise echoes in cell communications

Can’t hear? Turn up the white noise, says a team of Rutgers-Camden professors who have produced a mathematical explanation for the benefits of noise. Their findings could lead to major improvements in hearing More...

By BioNews On Sunday, June 18th, 2006
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Cells use mix-and-match approach to tailor regulation of genes

Scientists eager to help develop a new generation of pharmaceuticals are studying cellular proteins called transcription factors, which bind to upstream sequences of genes to turn the expression of those genes on More...