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Solving the mystery of DNA repair

(PhysOrg.com) -- Penny Beuning, an assistant professor of chemical biology and biotechnology at Northeastern, this month received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early-Career Development grant to study how cells ...

dateJul 15, 2009 in Biochemistry
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Rapid analysis of DNA damage now possible

(PhysOrg.com) -- Our DNA is under constant attack from many sources: Radiation, ultraviolet light, and contaminants in our food and in our environment can all wreak havoc on our genetic material, potentially leading to cancer ...

dateMay 03, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Punctuated evolution in cancer genomes

Remarkable new research overthrows the conventional view that cancer always develops in a steady, stepwise progression. It shows that in some cancers, the genome can be shattered into hundreds of fragments in a single cellular ...

dateJan 06, 2011 in Cancer
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