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Geneticists oppose singling out Jewish women in European breast cancer patent

...ems cannot afford to pay for it may be forced to deny it to Ashkenazi Jewish women." One of 100 Ashkenazi Jewish women carries the BRCA2 mutation which predisposes her to breast cancer, and gives a 65-70% chance of developing the disease. The ESHG is calling on the EPO to rescind this pate...

Purdue biologists clarify how a cellular 'spacecraft' opens its airlock

...eps by which they use a cell's energy to permit or deny materials entry into the interior of the cell from the outside world. In what the team perceives to be a three-step process, cells feed chemical energy to a tiny machine called an ABC protein, which is the part of the membrane protein that connects i...

Federal testing for mad cow disease a failure, law review editor says

...feguarding the nation's supply of beef has been to deny that there's a problem and to resist comprehensive BSE testing, Gregory L. Berlowitz, an editor at the University of Illinois Law Review, wrote. The net result is that the USDA has placed the welfare and promotional concerns of the beef industry ahea...

Satellite images obtained by AAAS program provide strong evidence of Zimbabwe repression

...ritics called the operation a systematic effort to deny food and housing to the urban poor who have generated significant opposition to Mugabes regime. According to the United Nations, more than 700,000 Zimbabweans lost their homes, their work or both in six weeks spanning from May to July 2005. Geospat...

Coral death results from bacteria fed by algae

... the experience of diving on a coral reef will not deny the spectacular beauty of these systems," said Smith. "They support numerous species of animals and plants and many species that remain undiscovered to science. These ecosystems are particularly important to humans because they support abundant fishe...

Tiny airborne particles are a major cause of climate change

...with a mathematical analysis, it becomes harder to deny that it is, in fact, aerosols that have the major influence. "We hope that this study has finally provided closure," says Koren. "Hopefully policy makers will start to tackle the issue of climate change from a different perspective, taking into acc...

UGA study explains peaks and troughs of dengue epidemics

...cation and cause more severe illness. "You can't deny the empirical fact that people who get severe dengue may well have had cases before," Rohani said. "But our work suggests it's not the mechanism that's underlying the big-picture pattern that we see." Several factors are contributing to an increase...

AIUM supports FDA decision to deny over-the-counter use of handheld doppler fetoscopes

...on of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to deny a request that would permit over-the-counter (OTC) sales of certain handheld Doppler ultrasound fetal listening devices, also referred to as Doppler "fetoscopes." The FDA conducted a public meeting on March 29, 2006, to discuss the issue in respon...

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(Date:7/28/2014)... Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard ... will be commercialized by a newly formed private ... and personalized medicine products. The announcement ... of Technology Development (OTD) and the start-up Emulate ... automated human Organs-on-Chips platform. , "This is ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... that nicotine and cotinine, a metabolite of nicotine, can ... in smoke. , The carcinogen 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone or NNK is ... ends up in the tobacco smoke. Once inhaled, it ... is activated by a variety of enzymes called Cytochrome ... nicotine can partially interfere with the activation of NNK, ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... of mayfly in the southern Western Ghats, a mountain range ... the first time that any mayfly belonging to the genus ... The new species, called Labiobaetis soldani , "is named ... to the understanding of the Ephemeroptera of Palaearctic and Oriental ... the new mayfly in the Journal of Insect Science ...
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