Archive: 31/08/2009

Platinum nanocatalyst could aid drugmakers

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nanoparticles combining platinum and gold act as superefficient catalysts, but chemists have struggled to create them in an industrially useful form. Rice University chemists have answered the call this week ...

dateAug 31, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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Study reveals new genetic culprit in deadly skin cancer

Drawing on the power of DNA sequencing, National Institutes of Health researchers have identified a new group of genetic mutations involved in the deadliest form of skin cancer, melanoma. This discovery is particularly encouraging ...

dateAug 31, 2009 in Genetics
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New developments in reproductive medicine

Three out of ten women who undergo polar body diagnosis go on to have a child. The extensive technique of polar body analysis (PBA) is described by researchers in reproductive medicine at Lübeck, Germany, in an article in ...

dateAug 31, 2009 in Other
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