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Virus-host interactions at sea effect global photosynthesis
...e bacteria, called cyanophages - appear capable of wielding
surprising influence on global cycles by affecting the population dynamics and evolutionary path of Prochlorococcus . An investigation of the genetic makeup of three cyanophages in the freely-available online journal PLoS Biology helps reveal the...
Innovative research set to push boundaries of cancer care
PHILADELPHIA − Cancer researchers wielding
opportunistic bacteria, vaccines, electric pulses, nano buckeyballs, and designer agents that enter the brain are being featured in a "Novel Approaches" press conference at the Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics International Conference. The N...
Researchers make long DNA 'wires' for future medical and electronic devices
...tioning such a long, skinny tendril of DNA is like wielding
a human hair that is ten meters (30 feet) long. Yet Lee and Guan are able to arrange their DNA strands with nanometer precision, using relatively simple equipment. In this patent-pending technology, the researchers press the comb into a drop of water...
UF scientists identify cancer virus' genetic targets
... human genes that are actually hijacked by a virus wielding
minimolecules called microRNAs. Apparently the viral microRNAs silence genes known to influence growth of blood vessels and suppress tumor cells. Scientists believe that with the regulatory genes sidelined, blood vessel growth runs rampant, resulti...