Archive: 06/21/2009

Obama's own party worried health plan lacks votes

(AP) -- A Republican senator seeking a bipartisan health deal spoke Sunday of "dialing down" expectations while one of President Barack Obama's Democratic allies questioned whether the White House had the votes necessary ...

dateJun 21, 2009 in Health
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Ground zero in timber wars shows signs of peace

(AP) -- On a steep slope of the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, a crew of young men with chain saws and hardhats worked their way through an old neglected clearcut, cutting brush and young trees and ...

dateJun 21, 2009 in Environment
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Transplant drug stimulates immune memory

Rapamycin, a drug given to transplant recipients to suppress their immune systems, has a paradoxical effect on cells responsible for immune memory, scientists at the Emory Vaccine Center have discovered.

dateJun 21, 2009 in Medical research
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DNA template could explain evolutionary shifts

Rearrangements of all sizes in genomes, genes and exons can result from a glitch in DNA copying that occurs when the process stalls at a critical point and then shifts to a different genetic template, duplicating and even ...

dateJun 21, 2009 in Genetics
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