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Making Cancer Cells Glow

Researchers at AntiCancer Incorporated in San Diego, California and at Okayama University in Japan are developing a virus that makes cancer cells permanently glow. A fluorescence gene derived from jellyfish is integrated into tumors using a modified cold virus. The ...

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DNA Date

A dating agency called ScientificMatch offers its clients the service of finding their chemically, physically, and genetically correct partners. ScientificMatch bases its matchmaking on scientific studies which have shown that opposites really do attract. It aims to find matches who ...

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A Genetic Link to Fight HIV

A Genetic Link to Fight HIV

Scientists from the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology (GIVI) and the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) have identified a gene that may influence the production of antibodies that neutralize HIV. This discovery is likely to lead ...

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The Genome’s Switches

Scientists in California have discovered a DNA sequence that turns on and off gene expression in the cell. The human genome is a very long molecule composed of repetitions of the four nucleic acids (coded by the letters A, T, ...

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