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2014-04-28 10:17:33

A next-generation genome editing system developed by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators substantially decreases the risk of producing unwanted, off-target gene mutations.

2014-01-27 14:42:53

Cancer is the leading cause of death in Canada and is responsible for about 30% of all deaths.

2013-09-16 11:33:23

European scientists, led by researchers from the University of Geneva (UNIGE)'s Faculty of Medicine in the context of the GEUVADIS project, today present a map that points to the genetic causes of differences between people.

2013-09-09 08:58:36

A team of scientists at Karolinska Institutet and Harvard University has taken a major step towards treatment for heart attack, by instructing the injured heart in mice to heal by expressing a factor that triggers cardiovascular regeneration driven by native heart stem cells.

2013-05-20 11:20:27

In their quest to learn more about the variability of cells between and within tissues, biomedical scientists have devised tools capable of simultaneously measuring dozens of characteristics of individual cells.

2013-04-22 16:56:17

A massive study analyzing gene expression data from 22 tumor types has identified multiple metabolic expression changes associated with cancer.

2012-12-13 05:00:04

Strategy Overview on Biotech Products Highlights Emerging Trends and Competitive Dynamics Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB) December 12, 2012 Novel Health Strategies

2012-08-27 11:50:37

Oxford University scientists have discovered a compound that greatly boosts the effect of vaccines against viruses like flu, HIV and herpes in mice.

2012-07-23 20:39:37

Only by viewing a Seurat painting at close range can you appreciate the hidden complexities of pointillism – small, distinct dots of pure color applied in patterns to form an image from a distance.

2012-07-23 10:53:32

A new technique will allow plant breeders to introduce valuable crop traits even without access to the full genome sequence of that crop.


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aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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