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2014-05-08 12:30:08

Two new gifts will benefit faculty in stem cell science and digestive diseases LOS ANGELES, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two new gifts from The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation

2014-03-25 23:04:38

Pioneers and Visionaries in Genomics to Headline 13th Annual Conference Needham, MA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 March 25, 2014 – Bio-IT World Expo, the

2013-09-19 23:34:28

Hagley's new Executive Director, David Allen Cole, Ph.D., comes from the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) September 19,

2013-06-10 12:57:45

Researchers at Whitehead Institute have identified a protein that is the target of glucocorticoids, the drugs that are used to increase red blood cell production in patients with certain types of anemia, including those resulting from trauma, sepsis, malaria, kidney dialysis, and chemotherapy.

2013-04-24 23:19:58

Honorary Degrees Will Be Awarded to Lander; Carol Tecla Christ, President of Smith College; and Robert Beckett ’57, Retired Chairman and CEO of Robec, Inc. WORCESTER,

2012-03-29 23:31:50

The drug rapamycin has been shown to extend lifespan in lab animals, yet rapamycin has also been linked to impaired glucose tolerance and insulin sensitivity, two hallmarks of diabetes.

New Study Offers Evidence Against 'Rotting Y' Chromosome Theory
2012-02-23 06:04:12

Males of the world, fear not -- researchers have determined that the chromosome which determines maleness is not shrinking after all, and concerns that the gender could be headed for extinction are apparently unfounded.

2012-02-14 15:30:35

Personal change can redefine or even save your life—especially if you are one of a hundred yeast cell clones clinging to the skin of a grape that falls from a sun-drenched vine into a stagnant puddle below.

2011-12-08 13:39:57

A long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) prevents programmed cell death during one of the final stages of red blood cell differentiation.

2011-04-12 10:57:17

In a research collaboration blind to affairs of politics, ethnicity, and religion, an international team led by Israeli scientists has identified the genetic cause of a neurological disorder afflicting members of a Palestinian family.


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