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Small RNAs in yeast

By | August 27, 2002

Small RNAs isolated from fission yeast map to centromeric repeats and may be involved in epigenetic regulation.

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Telomerase shuttling

By | August 27, 2002

Telomerase undergoes regulated intranuclear shuttling during the cell cycle.

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Bone to brain change fails

By | August 23, 2002

Early reports that adult mouse bone marrow cells (BMCs) were capable of transdifferentiating into cells with neural characteristics in the central nervous system raised hopes of developing effective treatments for neurodegenerative disorders. But, in August 23 Science, Raymond Castro and colleagues at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, US, show that bone marrow cells from mice do not transdiferentiate into neural cells in vivo (Science 2002, 297:1299).Castro et al. used C57Bl/6 (B6) mice, whic

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Envelope clue to general HIV vaccine

By | August 23, 2002

HIV envelope glycoprotein complexes elicit broadly cross-reactive neutralizing antibodies in rhesus macaques.

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Fungal double whammy

By | August 23, 2002

A fungal saponin-detoxifying enzyme mediates a two-step suppression of plant defenses.

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Laying down the jaw

By | August 23, 2002

genes in the development of the vertebrate jaw.

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Pleistocene Park?

By | August 23, 2002

Japanese researchers hope to create live woolly mammoths, destined for a theme park.

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Tech giants funding life science

By | August 23, 2002

Gates and Intel money flows into San Francisco area research.

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Enzyme detects and kills anthrax

By | August 22, 2002

Rockefeller University researchers report potential defense and rapid-detection system.

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German biotech disappointed with government

By | August 22, 2002

German biotech industry lobbies government to end discrimination against GM products.

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