Archive: 01/28/2008

In vivo visualization of alternative splicing

The February 1 cover of G&D features an unprecedented use of fluorescent proteins to visualize developmentally regulated alternative mRNA splicing in a living organism.

Jan 28, 2008
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Device zeroes in on small breast tumors

A new medical imager for detecting and guiding the biopsy of suspicious breast cancer lesions is capable of spotting tumors that are half the size of the smallest ones detected by standard imaging systems, according to a ...

Jan 28, 2008
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Zoologists: Lusty voles, mindless of danger, mate like rabbits

Forgetful Casanovas are lucky in love. At least that’s how University of Florida researchers interpret the results of new research on the mating habits and nervous systems of prairie voles. An article about the research, ...

Jan 28, 2008
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Drug helps brain tumor patients live longer

People who receive high doses of the chemotherapy drug methotrexate to treat a certain type of brain tumor appear to live longer than people receiving other treatments, according to research published in the January 29, 2008, ...

Jan 28, 2008
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Elephant engineers

It is like the premise of a popular home improvement show: in the before photos, the surroundings are undesirable and in the after shot there’s lots of attractive spaces to grab a meal, start a family and relax in seclusion ...

Jan 28, 2008
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