Archive: 7/12/2006

Research Helps Uncover the Secrets of an Age-Old Killer

Scientists working in part at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory (SSRL) have discovered a gene for a protein that regulates the cellular response to copper in the bacterium that causes tuberculosis. Copper is a ...

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Probing Question: Is it better to run barefoot?

The United States has more than 30 million adult runners -- plenty of active feet to fuel a $18.1 billion-a-year athletic shoe industry, according to the NDP Group, a global provider of consumer-industry information. Among ...

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A new approach to growing heart muscle

It looks, contracts and responds almost like natural heart muscle – even though it was grown in the lab. And it brings scientists another step closer to the goal of creating replacement parts for damaged human hearts, or ...

dateDec 07, 2006 in Medical research
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