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2010-11-08 07:55:42

Combining pest-resistant cotton with the controlled release of sterile pink bollworm moths, a UA-led initiative has virtually rid Arizona of one the world's most damaging cotton pests.

2010-07-26 12:10:58

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered that a kind of sugar molecule common to chimpanzees, gorillas and other mammals but not found in humans provokes a strong immune response in some people, likely worsening conditions in which chronic inflammation is a major issue.

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2010-06-03 08:49:06

A new synthetic Petri dish coating could overcome a major challenge to the advancement of human embryonic stem cell research.

2010-06-01 14:52:21

For the first time, human embryonic stem cells have been cultured under chemically controlled conditions without the use of animal substances, which is essential for future clinical uses.

2010-05-27 14:32:00

You might call it comparing apples and oranges, but lining up different species' genomes is common practice in evolutionary research.

2010-05-10 14:52:05

The availability of more affordable drugs, vaccines and diagnostics that would help countless people worldwide is the foremost benefit expected from a growing number of collaborations between biotech firms in developing countries.

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2010-04-08 11:33:38

EMBL-EBI researchers present global map of human gene expression.

2010-02-15 07:18:48

Novel screening technique identifies new effects of approved drugs, further study needed.

2010-02-05 15:20:37

This breakthrough makes NTU's School of Biological Sciences a global leader in transcriptional profiling of malaria -- and better yet, could lead to a cure for malaria.

2010-01-22 12:48:34

Dr. Daylon James and colleagues have generated plentiful supply of endothelial cells that are suitable for therapeutic use.


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