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Research team gives drug dropouts a second chance

( -- A cross-disciplinary team of researchers at the University of Maryland has designed a molecular container that can hold drug molecules and increase their solubility, in one case up to nearly 3000 times. Their ...

dateMay 07, 2012 in Biochemistry
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Study suggests why some animals live longer

( -- Scientists at the University of Liverpool have developed a new method to detect proteins associated with longevity, which helps further our understanding into why some animals live longer than others.

dateMar 29, 2012 in Biotechnology
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Maternal gene causes more piglets to be born

A sow gives birth to more piglets if the DIO3 gene from its mother is expressed instead of the same gene inherited from its father. This is shown during research conducted by the Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre in Wageningen ...

dateMar 26, 2012 in Biotechnology
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The Viking journey of mice and men

House mice (Mus musculus) happily live wherever there are humans. When populations of humans migrate the mice often travel with them. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Evolutionary Biology ...

dateMar 19, 2012 in Evolution
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