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Family Affair

By | April 1, 2011

In discovering their shared ancestry, a distantly related animal geneticist and plant pathologist find a common thread in their work on immune receptors.

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Taking Aim at Melanoma

By | April 1, 2011

Understanding oncogenesis at the molecular level offers the prospect of tailoring treatments much more precisely for patients with advanced cases of this deadliest of skin cancers.

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Ancient Anatomy, circa 1687

By | April 1, 2011

Seventeenth-century Tibet witnessed a blossoming of medical knowledge, including a set of 79 paintings, known as tangkas, that interweaved practical medical knowledge with Buddhist traditions and local lore.

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Medical Publishing for an N of One

By | April 1, 2011

New technologies and mind-sets are required for information delivery in the age of genomics.

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By | April 1, 2011

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The “Me Decade” of Cancer

By | April 1, 2011

Drugs that target specific tumors are harbingers of a new era of genetically informed medicine.

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Capsule Reviews

By | April 1, 2011

The Great Sperm Whale, Noble Cows & Hybrid Zebras, Radioactive, Science-Mart

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Top 7 From F1000

By | April 1, 2011

A snapshot of the highest-ranked articles from a 30-day period on Faculty of 1000

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Epigenetic Changes in Cancer

By | March 1, 2011

The study of how covalent marks on DNA and histones are involved in the origin and spread of cancer cells is also leading to new therapeutic strategies.

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Epigenetics and Society

By | March 1, 2011

Did Erasmus Darwin foreshadow the tweaking of his grandson’s paradigm?

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