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US lawyers mull cloning

By | August 13, 2002

American Bar Association to decide this week whether to sanction therapeutic cloning

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Growing the ungrowable

By | August 12, 2002

SAR11 and related ribosomal RNA genes exist in nearly every pelagic marine bacterioplankton community but the cultivation of the microorganisms that carry these genes have failed in the past. In August 8 Nature, Michael Rappe and colleagues at Oregon State University, US, report the first successful cultivation of the ubiquitous SAR11 marine bacterioplankton clade (Nature 2002, 418:630-633).Rappe et al. inoculated fresh Oregon coast seawater samples into microtitre dish wells by dilution, such t

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Leukemia in Down syndrome X-linked

By | August 12, 2002

A shortened GATA1 can lead to acute megakaryoblastic leukemia in Down syndrome children

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Revised Th1 memory model

By | August 12, 2002

memory cell generation

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Small molecule microarrays

By | August 12, 2002

Microarrays with small molecules can be used for activity-based profiling of protein function

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Bone-marrow cells repair ischaemic legs

By | August 9, 2002

Autologous implantation of bone marrow mononuclear cells could treat chronic limb ischaemia

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Human variation

By | August 9, 2002

A genome-wide study provides evidence for recombination 'hot spots' in the human genome that influence genetic variation

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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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