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PTEN guards against breast cancer

By | August 9, 2002

The loss of the phosphatase PTEN in mice leads to precocious neoplasia in the mammary gland

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US stem cell rules clarified

By | August 9, 2002

A year after Bush ruling, scientists quietly work around ban by keeping research dollars strictly separate

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Appetite's third way

By | August 8, 2002

is released from the gut postprandially and reduces the feeling of hunger

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High affinity IL-2 inhibitor

By | August 8, 2002

"Tethering" technology yields small molecule antagonist of difficult target

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Cellular genomics

By | August 7, 2002

Fluorescence probe microscopy allows simultaneous monitoring of several genes in single cells

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DIY brain repair

By | August 7, 2002

The adult brain has the capacity to self-repair following extensive neuronal death

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Drug discovery tools questioned

By | August 7, 2002

New strategies hold promise, but some worry they will prevent some useful compounds from moving forward

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More on tumor suppression

By | August 7, 2002

collaborates with newly identified oncogenes to induce tumor suppression

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Silencing in mice

By | August 7, 2002

An efficient protocol has been described for RNA interference silencing in postnatal mice

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Cytomegaloviruses nuclear drill

By | August 6, 2002

Cytomegaloviruses recruit cellular kinases to penetrate the nuclear envelope.

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