Archive: 03/05/2012

Will a genetic mutation cause trouble? Ask Spliceman

In a brief paper in the journal Bioinformatics, Brown University researchers describe a new, freely available Web-based program called Spliceman for predicting whether genetic mutations are likely to disrupt the splicing of mes ...

Mar 05, 2012
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How chemotherapy becomes more effective

Researchers from the University of Zurich have found a cellular brake that protects cancer cells from chemotherapy -- and they demonstrate which medication can be used to render it inoperative. Their study published in the ...

Mar 05, 2012
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Nurses' job satisfaction well below average

At a time of growing tensions in the nursing industry, a national survey has shown that poor job satisfaction and a lack of trust in management are widespread in the workforce.

Mar 05, 2012
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Study shows dry storage a viable option for biospecimens

(Medical Xpress) -- A University of Colorado Cancer Center pilot study has discovered that the quality of dehydrated RNA from human cancer biospecimens compares favorably to those stored in ultra-low-temperature ...

Mar 05, 2012
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