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2011-03-23 15:45:01

When the Human Genome Project ended a decade ago, scientists thought that they'd closed the lid on all that's to be known about our genes.

2011-02-25 08:42:21

A blood test may be able to accurately detect markers of bladder cancer.

2011-02-02 20:32:41

Reprogramming adult cells to recapture their youthful "can-do-it-all" attitude appears to leave an indelible mark, found researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies.

2011-02-01 17:27:44

Think of your genome as a dynamic outdoor sculpture.

2011-01-03 21:04:33

By sticking a chemical group to it at a specific site, a protein arrests an enzyme that may worsen and spread cancer, an international research team led by scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center reports in the January issue of Nature Cell Biology.

2011-01-03 08:24:20

New insight into the biology of many kinds of less aggressive but lethal brain tumors, or gliomas, opens up a wide variety of possibilities for new therapies, according to this study.

2010-12-31 12:21:01

Many mechanisms change the activity of genes.

2010-12-23 17:18:28

People with higher levels of folate in their red blood cells were more likely to have two tumor-suppressing genes shut down by methylation, a chemical off switch for genes.

2010-12-16 13:18:15

A newly published insight into the biology of many kinds of less-aggressive but still lethal brain tumors, or gliomas, opens up a wide array of possibilities for new therapies.

2010-12-14 14:55:49

Ovarian cancer is the leading cause of death among gynecological cancers.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'