Archive: 20/04/2006

Novel molecular 'signature' marks DNA of embryonic stem cells

A team of scientists announced today a critical step on the path of realizing the promise of embryonic stem (ES) cells for medicine. As described in the April 21 issue of Cell, the researchers have discovered unique molecular ...

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Formation of cellulose fibers tracked for the first time

Cellulose--a fibrous molecule found in all plants--is the most abundant biological material on Earth. It is also a favored target of renewable, plant-based biofuels research. Despite overwhelming interest, scientists know ...

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Energizer's complaint gets new light

The U.S. International Trade Commission was issued a mandate last week to act on a 3-year-old complaint filed by Energizer over a patent infringement.

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U.S. mumps outbreak likely to worsen

Federal officials say the outbreak of mumps centered in the U.S. Midwest is likely to spread before it can be reined in with vaccinations and quarantines.

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Education linked with calcium deposits

A Northwestern University study suggests higher levels of education are associated with a lower prevalence of coronary artery calcium.

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