Archive: 19/03/2010

GEN reports on therapeutic potential of microRNA

Researchers around the globe are working on turning microRNAs, over 5,000 of which already have been identified, into novel drugs for a wide range of applications, reports Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN). These ...

dateMar 19, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Estimating ethanol yields from CRP croplands

The scramble to find sufficient land for biofuel production has experts eyeing marginal croplands that have been placed in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). Now a study by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists ...

dateMar 19, 2010 in Ecology
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Scientists go into battle to disarm superbug

(PhysOrg.com) -- Two recent pieces of research from Imperial College London reveal new ways of tackling the armour and weapons of Clostridium difficile, the ‘superbug’ that causes severe infections in hospital patients ...

dateMar 19, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Cheetahs return to Angola's south

Wild cheetahs have returned to southern Angola for the first time in decades, having disappeared during decades of civil war, a researcher said Friday.

dateMar 19, 2010 in Ecology
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