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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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Sodium plays key role in tissue regeneration

Sodium gets a bad rap for contributing to hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Now biologists at Tufts University's School of Arts and Sciences have discovered that sodium also plays a key role in initiating a regenerative ...

dateSep 28, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Gene therapy success for anaemia patient

In a rare success for the much-headlined vision of gene therapy, scientists said on Wednesday they had corrected flawed DNA in an 18-year-old man suffering from a debilitating form of anaemia.

dateSep 15, 2010 in Genetics
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