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European and South African Scientists Share Resources
Tia Ghose | Sep 23, 2011
A cooperative agreement allows South African scientists to participate in European Molecular Biology programs.
Five Life-Science MacArthur Winners
Edyta Zielinska | Sep 22, 2011
This year’s winners research topics ranging from stem cell regulation to brain damage from football injuries.
NIH Budget Slims Down
Jef Akst | Sep 22, 2011
A 2012 spending bill, approved by a Senate panel yesterday, would trim the NIH budget by $190 million.
Chinese Miracle Pig Cloned
Bob Grant | Sep 22, 2011
Scientists have cloned a castrated male hog that survived for more than a month buried in the rubble after a massive 2008 earthquake in China.
Opinion: Animals with Human Material
Martin Bobrow | Sep 21, 2011
Careful oversight is required to ensure that chimeras and transgenic animals continue to serve as powerful biomedical research tools.
Plant RNAs Found in Mammals
Cristina Luiggi | Sep 20, 2011
MicroRNAs from plants accumulate in mammalian blood and tissues, where they can regulate gene expression.
Lighting Up Ovarian Cancer
Cristina Luiggi | Sep 20, 2011
A new technique that makes ovarian cancer cells glow white allow surgeons to better visualize the tumors they aim to remove.
Institute Sued Over Lead-Poisoning Study
Jef Akst | Sep 19, 2011
A lawsuit accuses a Baltimore medical institute of exposing children to lead poisoning in the 1990s.
Top 7 in Genomics & Genetics
Sabrina Richards | Sep 19, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in genomics, genetics and related areas, from Faculty of 1000
Mammoth Blood in the ER?
Rachel Nuwer | Sep 19, 2011
A 35,000-year old woolly mammoth blood protein may aid in contemporary medical procedures.