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Testing times ahead

By | September 26, 2002

Talk of the $1000 genome comes as UK's Human Genetics Commission consults on gene testing

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California endorses stem cell research

By | September 25, 2002

New state law expected to lure researchers and business.

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Cytokine may protect against Salmonella

By | September 25, 2002

Macrophage migration inhibitory factor is a pro-inflammatory cytokine that acts at the interface between the immune system and the hypothalamus –pituitary–adrenal stress axis, but its complete role in infectious diseases remains unclear. In September 23 Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences, Heidrun Koebernick and colleagues at the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Berlin, Germany, show that MIF plays a pivotal role in immunity against Salmonella typhimurium (PN

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Gene bank opens for business

By | September 25, 2002

Wisconsin project will gather data for linkage studies.

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New bone marrow from hair

By | September 25, 2002

Hair follicle dermal cells can repopulate the mouse haematopoietic system.

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Agro-terrorism threat

By | September 24, 2002

Report calls for tighter controls and more research on agricultural pathogens.

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Intracellular inhibitors of GPCRs

By | September 24, 2002

Pepducins inhibit signal transmission from membrane receptors to G proteins.

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Starting signal for new funding structure

By | September 24, 2002

Liebniz Association works out performance-related financing mechanism new to Germany.

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Thiazolidinediones cause weight gain

By | September 24, 2002

Type 2 diabetes treatment induces adipocyte glycerol kinase activity.

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Underground lab proposed

By | September 24, 2002

US facility would include work at frontiers of geobiology

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