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The evolving human brain

By | September 9, 2005

Trio of studies hints at genetic changes that may have spurred human brain evolution

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How heme gets in

By | September 8, 2005

Intestinal transporter is regulated by hypoxia, not iron stores, says Cell study

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How SNARE proteins drive fertilization

By | September 7, 2005

Researchers report on full picture of acrosomal exocytosis in PLoS Biology

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How SNARE proteins drive fertilization

By | September 7, 2005

Researchers report on full picture of acrosomal exocytosis in PLoS Biology

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Embryonic stem lines unstable

By | September 6, 2005

Genomic changes could render federally appointed lines unusable therapeutically, says Nature Genetics report

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Linking microRNA to hepatitis C

By | September 2, 2005

Liver-specific microRNA facilitates replication of the virus, study in Science shows

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Chimp papers by the barrel

By | September 1, 2005

Sequence comparisons give most detailed look to date of chimpanzee-human differences

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NIH eases ethics rules

By | August 26, 2005

Stock ownership allowed but ban on consulting for biotech and drug companies remains

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German candidates debate science

By | August 23, 2005

Education and research minister reverses herself on stem cell law and criticizes potential successor

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Insects may have complex immunity

By | August 19, 2005

Thanks to alternate splicing of Dscam, they could possess up to 18,000 immune receptors

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