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Cancer's culprit

By | April 1, 2009

Breast cancer's genetic profile calls the cancer stem cell hypothesis into question.


Damage Control

By | March 1, 2009

Researchers unlock a treasure trove of information about how cells sense and respond to DNA damage.


B2AR Laid Bare

By | February 1, 2009

A snapshot of the adrenaline target opens the door to more high-resolution, 3-D crystal structures.


The Disputed Rise of Mammals

By | January 1, 2009

Generating the most complete evolutionary tree for mammals sparks debate and discovery.


Navigating the Nucleosome

By | December 1, 2008

Uncovering genomic instructions for how DNA is packaged reveals a new dimension of the genetic code.


A Potent Protein

By | November 1, 2008

Identifying a key protein behind ALS redirects the fight against the disease.


Impeding PD-1

By | October 1, 2008

The discovery that blocking an inhibitory immune receptor restores T cell function in HIV sheds light on immune dysfunction.

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Canvassing Protein Complexes

By | September 1, 2008

Two yeast studies begin to identify protein interactions on a genome-wide scale.

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Restructuring Human Variation

By | August 1, 2008

Investigators put deletions on the map of human genetic variation.

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Calcium Signaling Out of the Gate

By | July 1, 2008

Uncovering the molecular identity of a strange cellular channel triggers a rush of discoveries in calcium regulation.


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