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Engineer builds tissue models to study diseases

Shelly Peyton, a chemical engineer at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is building working models of human bone, breast, liver and artery tissues to see how cells behave when they are affected by a disease such as ...

dateMay 12, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Jobs hopes to return 'as soon as he can': Cook

Apple's ailing chief executive Steve Jobs remains involved in major strategic decisions at the company and hopes to return to work full-time as soon as he can, a top Apple executive said on Wednesday.

dateApr 21, 2011 in Business
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Watchdog group makes 2nd push to ban diet pill

(AP) -- For the second time in five years, public health advocates are calling on the Food and Drug Administration to ban a fat-blocking drug sold over-the counter and via prescription, pointing to new reports of kidney ...

dateApr 18, 2011 in Medications
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A new way to make reprogrammed stem cells

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have devised a totally new and far more efficient way of generating induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), immature cells that are able to develop into several ...

dateApr 07, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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