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Informative Body Odor

By | May 31, 2012

Humans can tell the difference between the body smells of the young and the old, and find that youth is smellier.

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Why Some Cancers Come Back

By | May 31, 2012

Researchers trace the source of recurring blood cancers to a few slowly dividing cancer stem cells.

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Breast Milk Antibodies Fight HIV

By | May 30, 2012

The anti-HIV antibodies from mothers carrying HIV could be used to help develop a vaccine.

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Demand for Biotech Tax Breaks

By | May 30, 2012

A NJ senator and BIO are beating the drum to reinstitute a law that would channel millions into small life science companies around the country.

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Defining a Tasty Tomato

By | May 29, 2012

Scientists harness the power of metabolomics to characterize what makes tomatoes taste good.

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Cancer Exosomes Promote Metastasis

By | May 29, 2012

Vesicles released by melanoma cells stimulate pro-metastasis behaviors in bone marrow cells.

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Attacks on Nuclear and Nano Science

By | May 29, 2012

A lose band of extremist eco-anarchist groups has attacked several researchers and organizations involved with nuclear science and nanotechnology.

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Electrified Snail

By | May 29, 2012

Enzyme-coated electrodes turn the tiny invertebrate into a powerful fuel cell.

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Food's Afterlife

By | May 25, 2012

Meals left to mold develop colors, mycelia, and beads of digested juices, sparking the eye of an artist, and the slight concern of a mycologist.

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Bogus Isomer Vendors Identified

By | May 25, 2012

Pharma company publishes a list of 17 companies known to have sold the incorrect isomer of the kinase inhibitor bosutinib.

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