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Stopping Bacteria from Talking

Stopping Bacteria from Talking

The resistance of bacteria to antibiotics makes the bacteria increasingly dangerous. Bacteria are capable of changing their genes in a random manner, possibly creating new proteins that are resistant to certain types of antibiotics. The problem worsens when you consider ...

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Data Stored in a Bacteria DNA

Data Stored in a Bacteria DNA

A research team from Japan was able to store data on the DNA of a bacteria. Although this breakthrough doesn’t seem to have any immediate applications it might be an important step in the development of future biological computers. Biological ...

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2006 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

2006 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The 2006 Nobel Prize in Chemistry – is being awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to Roger D. Kornberg from Stanford University for his: “studies of the molecular basis of eukaryotic transcription”. Roger Kornberg has been selected for ...

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Natural Ability Against AIDS Discovered

Natural Ability Against AIDS Discovered

A team of researchers at Ohio State University, headed by molecular virologist Dr. Richard Fishel, has inadvertently discovered that two human nuclear proteins that might protect cells against the AIDS virus, HIV.   Point of action in HIV life cycle ...

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