Archive: 27/01/2009

Roadkill study could speed detection of kidney cancer

Large-scale data mining of gene networks in fruit flies has led researchers to a sensitive and specific diagnostic biomarker for human renal cell carcinoma, the most common type of kidney cancer. In the journal Science, published ...

dateJan 27, 2009 in Cancer
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Emperor penguins march toward extinction?

Popularized by the 2005 movie "March of the Penguins," emperor penguins could be headed toward extinction in at least part of their range before the end of the century, according to a paper by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution ...

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Researchers Reprogram Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

For the first time, UCLA researchers have reprogrammed human induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells into the cells that eventually become eggs and sperm, possibly opening the door for new treatments for infertility using patient-specific ...

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