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Former HHMI officer dies

By | July 8, 2002

Neurobiologist W. Maxwell Cowan dies aged 70.

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MYC requirement

By | July 8, 2002

oncogene is required to maintain tumorigenesis.

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Getting rid of nonsense

By | July 5, 2002

Translation signals regulate alternative mRNA splicing to eliminate harmful nonsense mutations.

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to the rescue

By | July 5, 2002

oogenesis defects.

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Dictyostelium chromosome

By | July 4, 2002

reveals a very high gene density.

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Going with the flow

By | July 4, 2002

Beating of cilia and fluid flow in the embryo controls the position of the organs in the fully developed body.

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Myeloperoxidase controls NO and vascular tone

By | July 4, 2002

Leukocyte-derived myeloperoxidase is a NO oxidase that can directly modulate vascular inflammatory responses.

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New director at CDC

By | July 4, 2002

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention appoints Julie Gerberding, MD, first woman to head agency.

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Walking from water

By | July 4, 2002

A 350-million-year-old fossil fills in the gaps after the first animals left the seas and began to adapt to terrestrial life.

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Mutations in mental retardation

By | July 3, 2002

Mutations in the gene encoding a receptor for angiotensin II are found in patients with X-linked mental retardation.

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