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It's chaos in the lungs

By | July 18, 2002

Chaotic acinar flow may be the origin of substantial mixing and transport of fine aerosols deep in the lung.

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Viral hit-and-run

By | July 18, 2002

Experiments with mutant adenoviruses reveal how viral oncoproteins target the cellular DNA-repair machinery to induce 'hit-and-run' transformation.

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B under control

By | July 17, 2002

B activation in B cells and could treat non-Hodgkin's diffuse large B cell lymphomas.

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Death by PARP

By | July 17, 2002

The nuclear enzyme poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase-1 (PARP-1) kills cells by inducing translocation of a mitochondrial suicide protein.

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Give the tumor a Smac

By | July 17, 2002

The second mitochondria-derived activator of caspase (Smac) improves anticancer drug-induced apoptosis and induces regression of malignant glioma.

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Research councils welcome funding boost

By | July 17, 2002

UK government's increased support for science wins widespread approval.

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Biodefense funding struggle

By | July 16, 2002

US societies and advocacy group lobby to limit research funding granted by new Department of Homeland Security.

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GM solution to stress

By | July 16, 2002

-carotene hydroxylase increases carotene concentration and enhances stress tolerance in plants.

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Making ant wings

By | July 16, 2002

Gene expression patterns reveal features of the gene network governing wing development in ants.

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Microchip predictions

By | July 16, 2002

Microchip gene expression profiles can be used to predict patient survival in early-stage lung adenocarcinomas.

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