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Tiny RNA shown to cause multiple types of leukemia

(PhysOrg.com) -- Whitehead Institute researchers have shown in mouse models that overexpression of the microRNA 125b (miR-125b) can independently cause leukemia and accelerate the disease's progression. Their results are ...

dateNov 29, 2010 in Cancer
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In Brief: Guiding cancer cells to their fate

It is often said that the best way to spur change is to work within the system. Here, researchers create control devices based on RNA, which can be used to synthetically rewire cellular behavior, making the cells more sensitive ...

dateNov 26, 2010 in Cancer
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UNL biochemist probes protein for disease clues

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists believe they have discovered a common link between such disparate diseases as Parkinson's disease and some types of cancer. Studying these links could lead to advances in combating these and other ...

dateNov 22, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Nanotechnology: A dead end for plant cells?

Using particles that are 1/100,000 the width of a human hair to deliver drugs to cells or assist plants in fighting off pests may sound like something out of a science fiction movie, but these scenarios may be a common occurrence ...

dateNov 16, 2010 in Bio & Medicine
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