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2 hrs ago | Canada.com
Treat or monitor? It's a difficult decision prostate cancer patients and doctors must make based on how aggressive they think a tumor might be.
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6 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
Cornelio Sanchez, agriculture tech with Cooperative Agriculture Support Service Agency, demonstrates the setting of a trap to monitor the Asian citrus psyllid.
10 hrs ago | Science, Industry and Business
A visit to the dentist could one day require a detailed look at how genes in a patient's body are being switched on or off, as well as examining their pearly whites, according to researchers at the University of Adelaide .
12 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press
A study tracking the brain health of retired NHL players over several years has received $750,000 in additional funding to expand recruitment to university hockey alumni.
16 hrs ago | Entrepreneur Magazine
Craig Venter, a biologist and entrepreneur as well as one of the first people to map the human genome, wants to make 100 the new 60. His latest venture, announced yesterday, will concentrate on extending the human lifespan.
18 hrs ago | Science Daily
A single gene regulates the complex wing patterns, colors and structures required for mimicry in swallowtail butterflies, report scientists.
22 hrs ago | Science Daily
Like mobsters following strict orders, newly engineered molecules called "ubiquibodies" can mark specific proteins inside a cell for destruction -- a molecular kiss of death that is paving the way for new drug therapies and powerful research tools.
What's the difference between a family firm and a regular business? According to one new study, an empty corner office.
A new study in twins is offering clues to the power of genetics in charting the course of the brain-robbing disease Alzheimer's.
An intake of omega-3 fatty acids comparable to those of people living in Japan may be linked to protection against artery calcification and heart disease, according to new research.
A new study based on the genetic information from 150,000 people has discovered a rare mutation that prevents even obese people from developing type 2 diabetes, The New York Times reports.
When Brian Dias became a father last October, he was, like any new parent, mindful of the enormous responsibility that lay before him.
A new study linking animal protein-rich diets to increased mortality in middle age adds fuel to the controversy over how much protein and from what sources is ideal for health.
New Jersey biotech startup Recombine has raised $3.3 million to test future parents for hereditary diseases that could be passed on to children.
Biotechnology is used in agriculture to improve breeds or to obtain particular traits.
File photo dated 05/09/10 of a pregnant woman as researchers are launching a study to see whether a more accurate test for Down's syndrome should be offered to pregnant women on the NHS.
The makeup of microbes living in our gut may be a risk factor for colorectal cancer and could drive the development of intestinal tumours, say researchers.