Archive: 09/05/2006

Researchers develop mouse model for muscle disease

Researchers from the University of Minnesota have identified the importance of a gene critical to normal muscle function, resulting in a new mouse model for a poorly understood muscle disease in humans.

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Identifying Risk for Obesity in Early Childhood

A new research study of children’s growth, published in the September issue of Pediatrics, can help parents and pediatricians determine the risk that a child will be overweight at age 12 by examining the child’s earlie ...

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Quantum Dots Probe Cell Death

Aiming to help researchers get a better handle on how – and if – anticancer agents are triggering cell death, investigators at the University of Twente in The Netherlands have developed a quantum dot nanodevice that can ...

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