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2013-04-18 12:12:46

A key building block in the Schmallenberg virus could be targeted by anti-viral drugs.

2013-03-13 17:47:27

On the football field, the neophyte fan focuses on the receiver, whose daring catch and dash for the goal line captures the attention.

2013-02-15 15:19:12

Digesting lignin, a highly stable polymer that accounts for up to a third of biomass, is a limiting step to producing a variety of biofuels.

2013-02-01 13:19:16

The scientists, from Imperial College London, say their research brings them another step closer to a new kind of industrial revolution, where parts for these biological factories could be mass-produced.

2012-08-13 21:46:49

In a new study, UT Dallas researchers outline how they used fluorescent molecules to “tag” DNA and monitor a process called DNA looping, a natural biological mechanism involved in rearranging genetic material in some types of cells.

2012-03-14 12:48:44

Cancer is usually attributed to faulty genes, but growing evidence from the field of cancer epigenetics indicates a key role for the gene “silencing” proteins that stably turn genes off inside the cell nucleus.

2012-02-10 16:07:01

A Rice University undergraduate will depart with not only a degree but also a possible patent for his invention of an efficient way to create protein libraries, an important component of biomolecular research.

2011-06-22 13:45:01

With the BeeSpace Navigator, University of Illinois researchers have created both a curation tool for genetic biologists and a new approach to searching for information.

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2009-01-30 07:41:52

A blood test has been developed by Canadian researchers that can diagnose fatal chronic wasting disease in elk, and may provide an inexpensive approach to screening for mad cow disease.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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