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Royal Society called to account

By | June 13, 2002

Resignation of COPUS head prompts MPs to ask whether Royal Society has obstructed development of the body.

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African AIDS Vaccine Programme launched

By | June 12, 2002

New initiative aims to develop a vaccine against the HIV subtype most prevalent in Africa.

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More protection against anthrax

By | June 12, 2002

Protection against the anthrax toxin can be achieved with high affinity recombinant anti-PA antibody fragments.

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Processing ribosomal RNA

By | June 12, 2002

A large complex of proteins containing U3 snoRNA and 28 functionally associated proteins has been purified and characterized.

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Pulling the epithelial trigger

By | June 12, 2002

mediated allergic inflammation by producing thymic stromal lymphopoietin.

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Animal instincts

By | June 11, 2002

British scientists warn pressure to halt the use of GM animals in research could stall medical progress

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Melanoma susceptibility gene

By | June 11, 2002

Two thirds of malignant melanomas have a mutation in the BRAF gene.

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Signals for cellular cytotoxicity

By | June 11, 2002

B essential modifier participates in signaling pathways leading to natural killer cell cytotoxicity.

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Universal bioinformatics system

By | June 11, 2002

I3C hopes to make identifying and tracking genes and proteins easier, and to encourage open-source software in bioinformatics.

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Anti-GMF movement 'dysfunctional'

By | June 10, 2002

Former Greenpeace director opens BIO 2002 conference with a scathing attack on group's antiscientific approach.

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