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Human stem cell research gets green light

By | March 5, 2002

The first UK licenses for human embryonic stem cell research have been granted.

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Nanny state seeks new manacles

By | March 5, 2002

UK researchers fear that legislation debated on Monday in the House of Lords could infringe academic freedom.

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French revolution

By | February 28, 2002

Plans to elevate the status of France's biotechnology sector have won support from within the industry.

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Public consultation needed on xenotransplants

By | February 22, 2002

A session on xenotransplantation at the AAAS this week highlighted the need for urgent public consultation.

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Yeast genome should provide insights to human disease

By | February 21, 2002

The fission yeast genome contains 50 genes with similarity to genes involved in human diseases.

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A new initiative aims to establish a global network to increase access to academic and research publications.

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Anthrax attacks highlight holes in US public health system

By | November 22, 2001

The bioterrorist activity in the United States has identified significant gaps in the supposed seamless and coherent response to major public health emergencies.

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The multifunctional hairless gene

By | October 30, 2001

gene is capable of regulating its own expression, and that of other genes.

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A comment from Genome Biology

By | October 25, 2001

Sixteenth century prayer, attributed to Thomas Nashe

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GM corn field studies endorse safety

By | September 17, 2001

derived toxins has a negligible impact on monarch larvae populations.

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