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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.
Scientists have shown how to better identify and measure vital molecules that control cell behaviour - paving the way for improved tools for diagnosis, prediction and monitoring of cancer.
The predominant strain of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infecting people in Europe, the Middle East and northern Africa derived from a single sub-Saharan ancestor, a team of international researchers reported this week in mBio -, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology.
An Iranian researcher and scientist of the country's Royan Institute won the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Equatorial Guinea International Prize for the first time in the history.
A family of proteins that promotes virus entry into cells also has the ability to block the release of HIV and other viruses, researchers have found.
With approximately 50 million scientific papers available in public databases -- and a new one publishing nearly every 30 seconds -- scientists cannot know about every relevant study when they are deciding where to take their research next.
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