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11 Aug 2015
Chronic inflammation caused by disease or exposure to dangerous chemicals has long been linked to cancer, but exactly how this process takes place... +more
03 Aug 2015
Scientists have identified five types of prostate cancer, each with a distinct genetic signature. And by comparing 250 samples removed in... +more
27 Jul 2015
Published in PLOS Medicine, the study shows diabetes patients taking glitazone prescription drugs were almost a third less likely to develop... +more
20 Jul 2015
Imagine a day when scientists are able to alter the DNA of organisms in the lab in their search for answers to a host of scientific questions.... +more
13 Jul 2015
Scientists at the University of East Anglia in collaboration with the University Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona have found a way to separate the medical... +more
06 Jul 2015
A rare DNA base, previously thought to be a temporary modification, has been shown to be stable in mammalian DNA, suggesting that it plays a key role... +more
29 Jun 2015
A new antibiotic-resistant superbug already causing problems in hospitals is set to become a whole lot more virulent, say an international team of... +more
22 Jun 2015
In the age of tablet computers and smart phones, it's easy to feel inundated and overloaded by information. But on a cellular level, this bombardment... +more
15 Jun 2015
Researchers have identified a gene that might make people resistant to the brain eating disease CJD. The study is part of an effort to find ways... +more
08 Jun 2015
Detecting diseases such as cancer could one day be done with a urine test, if a new technique demonstrated in two new studies proves to be safe and... +more