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UC tobacco money ban delayed -- again

By | January 30, 2007

University of California Board of Regents postpones decision on banning research funding from tobacco companies, leaving questions about academic freedom unanswered

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Vitamin D protects the skin?

By | January 29, 2007

Sunlight-induced vitamin D triggers an immune response in the skin, a finding that adds to an ongoing debate over the potential benefits of sun exposure

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Artist focuses lens on viruses

By | January 26, 2007

Lennart Nilsson shares how to turn laboratory specimens into award-winning art

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James Hillier dies

By | January 25, 2007

National Inventors Hall of Fame inductee co-developed the electron microscope, earning him 1960's Lasker award for basic medical research

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Vitamin A receptor found

By | January 25, 2007

Study pinpoints long-sought receptor for retinol-binding protein

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WHO flu chief leaves for Novartis

By | January 25, 2007

Klaus Stöhr steps down as leader of international efforts against pandemic influenza to guide company's vaccine development

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Tumors shrink when p53 restored

By | January 24, 2007

Independent studies show that maintaining tumors in mice requires continued absence of p53

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Elkan Blout dies

By | January 23, 2007

National Medal of Science winner helped develop instant color film at Polaroid and create the field of physical biochemistry

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Stem cell patents loosened

By | January 23, 2007

WARF lifts some licensing restrictions on industry and academic research, but critics vow to continue challenging the patents

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Foxp3 targets revealed

By | January 22, 2007

The first comprehensive -- but preliminary -- list of Foxp3 targets in mice could provide clues to how the protein helps regulate the immune system

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