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Scientists develop sophisticated HIV detection test

(Medical Xpress)—Two researchers funded by the EU have succeeded in developing and testing a state-of-the-art HIV detection test. The Imperial College London, United Kingdom duo says the test is 10 times ...

Nov 01, 2012
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Delivering RNA with tiny sponge-like spheres

For the past decade, scientists have been pursuing cancer treatments based on RNA interference — a phenomenon that offers a way to shut off malfunctioning genes with short snippets of RNA. However, one huge cha ...

Feb 27, 2012
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Smart materials that get bone to heal

Bone tissue is very good at self-healing, but in many situations the natural healing process is not sufficient. In a dissertation at Uppsala University, Sonya Piskounova shows how functional materials that ...

Nov 04, 2011
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Genomic architecture presages genomic instability: study

When cells divide normally, DNA gets copied perfectly and distributed among the daughter cells with an even hand. Occasionally though, DNA breaks during division and is rearranged, resulting in duplications or deletions of ...

Oct 02, 2011
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Nature Materials

Nature Materials is a monthly multi-disciplinary journal aimed at bringing together cutting-edge research across the entire spectrum of materials science. The journal’s Impact Factor of 23.132 for 2008 places Nature Materials first among materials science journals. Published by Nature Publishing Group, Nature Materials was launched in September 2002.

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