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The three Winnipeg employees of the National Microbiology Lab being recalled from the front lines of the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone are being flown home on a private charter and will be quarantined upon their return.
Here are a few facts about Berg, a pharmaceutical and diagnostics company headquartered in Framingham, MA, that seem calculated to set off all the alarm bells in the head of a skeptical observer: The president and CTO, Niven Narain, claims that his company can cut the time and cost of bringing a new drug to market in half.
Biologists have assigned a number of 435-million-year-old fossils to a new genus of predatory arthropods.
Researchers have discovered a possible explanation for the surprisingly large range of biological effects that are linked to a micronutrient called lipoic acid: It appears to reset and synchronize circadian rhythms, or the 'biological clock' found in most life forms.
Damp and mould in homes could pose a significant health risk to people with asthma according to a new study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology .
Initial human testing of an investigational vaccine to prevent Ebola virus disease will begin next week by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases , part of the National Institutes of Health.
Genomic analysis suggests the C. hutchinsonii genome lacks homologs to an obvious exoglucanase that previously seemed essential for cellulose degradation."
The question of why species should specialize, i.e. using only a fraction of all resources available to them, has puzzled scientists and non-scientists alike.
Breast cancer can be classified into ten different subtypes, and scientists have developed a tool to identify which is which.
A statistical model allows researchers to remove false positive findings that plague modern research when many dozens of factors and their interactions are suggested to play a role in causing complex diseases.
In particular we are interested in developing applications and methods that employ this technology for biological and medical research.
The harmful and potentially deadly bacterium Listeria is extremely good at adapting to changes.
Casey Diekman, assistant professor of mathematical sciences at New Jersey Institute of Technology , is helping to gain greater insight into the biological clock that sets the pace for daily life.
Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc. is very pleased to announce the appointment of Mandy Palm as its new Senior Account Manager supporting clients in the Western region of the United States.
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Regardless of their stage or type, cancers appear to share a telltale signature of widespread changes to the so-called epigenome, according to a team of researchers.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 07:00 am
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