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Latest Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Stories

2010-08-18 03:10:10

One of the most tantalizing developments in anti-cancer therapy over recent years has been the advent of targeted treatments, which have proven highly effective in holding aggressive cancers at bay in certain patients, although typically only for a limited period of time.

2010-08-12 14:40:05

Hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) have two unique abilities that are prized by medical researchers: to self-renew and to develop into any kind of blood cell, which enables them to replenish the entire blood and immune system.

2010-08-03 14:50:28

Zinc finger nucleases (ZFNs) are artificial restriction enzymes made by fusing an engineered zinc finger DNA-binding domain to the DNA cleavage domain of a restriction enzyme.

2010-07-12 13:26:46

The devastating, currently incurable motor-neuron disease spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) might soon be treated with tiny, chemically modified pieces of RNA called antisense oligonucleotides (ASOs).

2010-07-02 20:17:29

Since the early days of the 20th century and Thomas Hunt Morgan's famous "Fly Room" at Columbia University, the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster has been at the forefront of biological research.

2010-07-02 19:46:29

New research by scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has illuminated in fine detail one of the genetic paths that leads to a particularly aggressive form of leukemia.

2010-05-06 15:45:20

Researchers from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in the USA have developed a powerful new technique for analyzing the genome of single tumor cells.

2010-04-04 20:00:00

SUZHOU, China, April 4 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Cold Spring Harbor Asia (CSHA) is the Asia hub of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL), which is headed by the DNA structure discover, Dr. James D. Watson and President and CEO of CSHL, Dr.

2010-03-29 15:24:03

By blocking the cellular signaling activity of a protein, a team of neuroscientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has prevented memory loss in fruit flies caused by brain plaques similar to those thought to cause Alzheimer's disease in humans.

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2010-03-29 06:10:00

Scientists said in a study released on Sunday that a mutation in a single gene could turn hybrid tomato plants into super producers capable of generating more and much sweeter fruit without genetic engineering.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.