Archive: 02/24/2008

Protein shines light on cancer response

A technique that specifically “tags” tumors responding to chemotherapy may offer a new strategy for determining a cancer treatment’s effectiveness within days of starting treatment, according to a new study by Vanderbilt-Ingram ...

dateFeb 24, 2008 in Cancer
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Getting to the roots of hair loss

A healthy individual loses around a hundred hairs a day. Nothing to worry about as long as they are constantly replaced and the losses occur evenly around the whole scalp. But when hair loss goes well beyond this level it ...

dateFeb 24, 2008 in Genetics
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Notch controls bone formation and strength

Notch, a protein known to govern the determination of cell differentiation into different kinds of tissues in embryos, plays a critical role in bone formation and strength later in life, said researchers from Baylor College ...

dateFeb 24, 2008 in Medical research
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What farmers think about GM crops

Farmers are upbeat about genetically modified crops, according to new research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

dateFeb 24, 2008 in Other
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