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Infection Selection

By | November 13, 2011

Scientists track changes in bacterial genomes during a hospital outbreak to discover potential pathogenesis genes.


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How Blood Cells Thwart Malaria

By | November 10, 2011

The sickle cell anemia mutation may protect against malaria by preventing the parasite from sending dangerous proteins to the red blood cell surface.


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Prenatal Stress Ages Offspring

By | November 9, 2011

High stress during fetal development could  cause premature aging, according to a study in chickens, which published today (November 9) in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 


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Shielding Cancer Cells from Damage

By | November 4, 2011

An alternative form of an enzyme involved in the glucose metabolism pathway protects cancer cells from oxidative stress.


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Old Cells Advance Aging

By | November 2, 2011

By selectively killing senescent cells, researchers can slow the decline of health in aging mice.


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Wolbachia Boost Stem Cell Production

By | October 20, 2011

The widespread bacteria known to manipulate host reproductive output can do so by ramping up stem cell division and consequent egg production in Drosophila.


Malaria Vax Yields Promising Results

By | October 18, 2011

Data from the Phase III trial of a malaria vaccine breeds hope for immunization as a possible weapon against the dreaded disease.


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Opinion: A New Global Health Agenda

By | October 4, 2011

After a historic UN meeting, global efforts must be coordinated against noncommunicable diseases to thwart the world’s leading causes of death and disability.


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Next Generation: Microfluidics for the Dish

By | October 4, 2011

A new device for directing fluids is designed to deliver chemical cues directly to petri dishes without disturbing cells.


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Top 7 in Cancer Biology

By | October 3, 2011

A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in cancer biology and related areas, from Faculty of 1000


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