Archive: 05/04/2008

Controlling embryonic fate by association

Association determines fate in embryonic stem cells, said Baylor College of Medicine researchers in a report that appears in the current issue of the journal Nature Cell Biology.

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Turning fungus into fuel

A spidery fungus with a voracious appetite for military uniforms and canvas tents could hold the key to improvements in the production of biofuels, a team of government, academic and industry researchers has ...

May 04, 2008 4.2 / 5 (41) 0

Getting wise to the influenza virus' tricks

Influenza is currently a grave concern for governments and health organisations around the world. The worry is the potential for highly virulent bird flu strains, such as H5N1, to develop the ability to infect humans easily. ...

May 04, 2008 4 / 5 (5) 1

Glowing sugars light up zebrafish

Using artificial sugar and some clever chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, researchers have made glow-in-the-dark fish whose internal light comes from the sugar coating on their cells.

May 04, 2008 4.8 / 5 (13) 0
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