Archive: 21/10/2010

Promising new 'antigene' therapy

Antigene therapy is a promising new treatment strategy that uses a DNA-based drug to pinpoint light energy to a target gene shutting down its activity. A review article published online ahead of print in Oligonucleotides, ...

dateOct 21, 2010 in Genetics
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Towards better explosives detectors

Over the past decade, Christine Mahoney and a team of scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Maryland have been working to stop the threat of terrorist-based attacks in the form of explosives ...

dateOct 21, 2010 in Analytical Chemistry
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Identifying a role for cellular CO2 sensor

UCD Conway researchers have found that carbon dioxide (CO2) is not only involved in climate change and a waste product of respiration in cells but also plays an active role in regulating the genes involved in inflammation ...

dateOct 21, 2010 in Medical research
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Snap of fruit fly embryo wins scientific photo competition

An eye-catching image of a fruit fly embryo, which was taken by a postgraduate student at the University of Sheffield, has beaten-off stiff competition from hundreds of entries to win an award at a special photographic competition ...

dateOct 21, 2010 in Other
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