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The Patch Clamp Goes Planar

By | May 23, 2005

The story goes like this: At a 1976 Biophysical Society meeting, Erwin Neher presented the technique that would win a Nobel Prize for him and Bert Sakmann.

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Gene Therapy...

May 9, 2005

Since 1998, when 18-year-old Jesse Gelsinger died in a clinical trial at the University of Pennsylvania, the news on gene therapy hasn't gotten much better.

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Under the Microscope again

By | May 9, 2005

The tally is grim: three high-profile cancer cases, including one death, in French boys who underwent pioneering gene therapy for X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency (X-SCID).

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Spotlight on Cloning

April 25, 2005

in the news these days.

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The Clone Reimagined

By | April 25, 2005

only 31 of every 100 human conceptions complete the journey.

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Focus on Cancer

April 11, 2005

is one usually met with utter dread.

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Tissue Microarrays Go Mainstream

By | April 11, 2005

The biggest news these days in tissue microarrays (TMAs) may be that this former "next big thing" has become a standard tool for molecular profiling of disease.

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MAbs Turn 30

By | February 14, 2005

hler, two researchers at the Medical Research Council's (MRC) Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, were investigating the mechanisms underlying the remarkable diversity of antibodies.

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Therapeutic MAbs: Saving Lives and Making Billions

By | February 14, 2005

In 1895 two French physicians attempted a radical departure from the standard cancer treatment regimen.

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The Life Science Industry Awards

By | December 6, 2004

In terms of innovation, the life science industry has few peers.

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