Archive: 01/04/2009

New genetic markers for ulcerative colitis identified

An international team led by University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine researchers has identified genetic markers associated with risk for ulcerative colitis. The findings, which appear today as an advance online publication ...

Jan 04, 2009
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Researchers develop novel glioblastoma mouse model

Researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have developed a versatile mouse model of glioblastoma—the most common and deadly brain cancer in humans—that closely resembles the development and progression ...

Jan 04, 2009
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Engineers develop new way to fuse cells

MIT engineers have developed a new, highly efficient way to pair up cells so they can be fused together into a hybrid cell. The new technique should make it much easier for scientists to study what happens ...

Jan 04, 2009
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Building the right cells

Just after 5 p.m. doors rattle shut and feet begin to shuffle past the narrow lab where Karim Si-Tayeb sits hunched over a microscope, all but invisible to the scientists leaving the Medical College of Wisconsin. Si-Tayeb ...

Jan 04, 2009
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Microsoft's browser sees notable decline in usage

Microsoft Corp.'s Internet browser lost a notable number of users during the last half of 2008, according to recently published data, a trend that underscores the growing competition in a market long dominated ...

Jan 04, 2009
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