Archive: 16/09/2008

Evidence of evolutionary selection found in 544 genes

( -- By comparing the genomes of humans and five other mammals, Cornell researchers have identified 544 genes that have been shaped by positive selection over millions of years of evolution.

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Engineered stem cells carry promising ALS therapy

( -- Using adult stem cells from bone marrow as "Trojan horses"to deliver a nurturing growth factor to atrophied muscles, Wisconsin scientists have successfully slowed the progression of ALS in rats.

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