Archive: 04/29/2010

Designer vaccines may tailor immune response

(PhysOrg.com) -- In Margaret Atwood’s futuristic The Year of the Flood, sex workers wear "Biofilm Bodygloves" to protect themselves from infection. It turns out, though, that a prototype bodyglove may have already been ...

dateApr 29, 2010 in Medical research
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Refined tools help pinpoint disease-causing genes

In findings that may speed the search for disease-causing genes, a new study challenges the prevailing view that common diseases are usually caused by common gene variants (mutations). Instead, say genetics researchers, the ...

dateApr 29, 2010 in Genetics
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Scientists offer new take on selective fishing

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new, less selective approach to commercial fishing is needed to ensure the ongoing productivity of marine ecosystems and to maintain biodiversity, according to a paper in the Proceedings ...

dateApr 29, 2010 in Ecology
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