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2015-03-31 08:38:39

WHIPPANY, N.J., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare (Bayer) has expanded its collaboration with the Broad Institute of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard

2014-12-01 08:30:00

STRATEGIC AGREEMENT ALLOWS FOR ADDITIONAL THERAPEUTIC LICENSING ON A GENE-BY-GENE BASIS BOSTON and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec.

Cancer Genomics Knowledge Expanded By Broad Institute Researchers
2014-01-26 06:09:02

A research team led by the Broad Institute has released the findings of a landmark study across many cancer types. The findings, published in Nature, reveal that the universe of cancer mutations is much bigger than scientists previously thought.

2013-04-24 23:19:58

Honorary Degrees Will Be Awarded to Lander; Carol Tecla Christ, President of Smith College; and Robert Beckett ’57, Retired Chairman and CEO of Robec, Inc. WORCESTER,

2013-04-18 00:20:05

An international team of researchers join forces to decode the genome of the once-thought-to-be-extinct African coelacanthSingapore, Apr 18, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - An

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Joins Host Of Tech Titans To Launch New Life Sciences Prize
2013-02-21 14:41:16

Russian Entrepreneur Yuri Milner and a gang of his “old friends,” including Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Google's Sergey Brin, have now joined together to reward breakthroughs in medical science with cold, hard cash, and loads of it.

Whole Genome Testing Not Always Good At Predicting Diseases
2012-04-04 07:31:55

Researchers at John Hopkins University found that whole genome sequencing may not help most people find out whether their at risk for common diseases or not.

2010-11-04 17:44:38

Genetic diseases impact millions around the world each and every day.

2010-03-14 23:01:00

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's "hottest" researcher is biochemist Rudolf Jaenisch from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.