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US crackdown on bioterror backfiring
...oes make off with dangerous bacteria, it will be a brave
scientist who tells the FBI. As one put it: "I don't want to end up in a cell with Tom Butler." In a letter sent to the US attorney-general John Ashcroft in September, Stanley Falkow, a respected researcher at Stanford University in California, goes ...
Muslims embrace brave new world of IVF
...ke Sunni Muslims, the Shi'ites are entering into a brave
new era of third-party donation and surrogacy, thereby allowing middle-aged infertile couples to maintain their marriages and create new families through the use of donor technologies," said Dr Inhorn....
Gene mapping key to unlocking human secrets, says geneticist
...xley in 1932, but today we stand on the brink of a brave
new world characterized by the possibilities contained inside a double helix. Recent technological advances in human and animal genetics have led to sequencing the human genome, mapping the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) virus and in the n...
Anthrax threat needs aggressive government action plan, say researchers
...: "I think we need to tap into the large number of brave
and selfless medical professionals in this country who are willing to do this. "Deterrence was effective in the Cold War, but it is not going to work against terrorists. And counterproliferation that is, getting the weapons out of the hands of the e...
Charles J. Sherr and Dennis J. Slamon awarded Landon-AACR Prizes for Cancer Research
...s of this story are the hundreds of women who were brave
enough to try this drug in clinical trials." Added Fran Visco, president of the National Breast Cancer Coalition: "Dr. Slamon's passion and persistence in the area of breast cancer and oncogene research resulted in a treatment that has extended the ...
Relative of snake venom toxin may aid in understanding nicotine addiction
...vous system, said Heintz. But Julie was very, very brave
to pursue this gene and its protein product on such a flimsy basis. Miwas initial work showed that lynx1 was concentrated in the nervous system. Additional studies in collaboration with Ibaez-Tallon showed that lynx-1 altered the function of nicotini...