Archive: 30/07/2010

Protein helps fix damaged DNA in yeast

( -- Like a scout that runs ahead to spot signs of damage or danger, a protein in yeast safeguards the yeast cells' genome during replication -- a process vulnerable to errors when DNA is copied -- according to ...

dateJul 30, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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Sparks Fly over Electric Car Funding

As the Senate struggles with energy legislation this week, one of the few fixes with bipartisan support is a bill that would invest billions in putting electric-powered cars and trucks on the road. But it’s not clear whether ...

dateJul 30, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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Do soy isoflavones boost bone health?

Scientists already know much about the more than 200 bones that make up your body. But mysteries remain regarding the exact role that many natural compounds in foods might play in strengthening our skeletons. Those compounds ...

dateJul 30, 2010 in Medical research
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