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2013-02-11 15:42:02

Geneticists led by University of Utah Nobel Prize Laureate Mario R. Capecchi, Ph.D., have engineered mice that develop clear cell sarcoma (CCS), a significant step in better understanding how this rare and deadly soft tissue cancer arises.

2011-02-01 17:30:03

How do the neurons (nerve cells) of the developing brain seek out and make the connections that are so crucial to formation of the final circuits in the brain of an adult?

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2010-05-28 07:38:18

A Nobel Prize-winning University of Utah geneticist discovered that bone marrow transplants cure mutant mice who pull out their hair compulsively.

2010-05-27 16:55:51

Scientists earlier found that mice missing one of a group of core developmental genes known as the Hox genes developed an odd and rather unexpected pathology: the mutant animals groomed themselves compulsively to the point that they were removing their own hair and leaving self-inflicted open sores on their skin.

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2010-04-25 13:23:04

First mice, then fruit flies, and now knockout nematodes.

2008-10-09 12:00:19

By KARL RITTER STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Two scientists who have won acclaim for research into the growth of cancer cells could be candidates for the Nobel Prize in medicine when the 2008 winners are presented Monday, kicking off six days of Nobel announcements. Australian-born U.S.

2008-10-07 09:00:09

Recent winners of Nobel Prize for Medicine STOCKHOLM, Oct.

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2007-10-12 05:10:00

Former Vice President Al Gore and the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize Friday for their efforts to spread awareness of man-made climate change and lay the foundations for counteracting it.


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