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Biomedicine Archive

  • New Nano Law?

    A new nonpartisan report says existing regulations won’t protect consumers and calls for nanotechnology legislation.

  • Stem Cell Uncertainty

    U.S. stem cell researchers try to recover in the wake of South Korea’s shocking fraud.

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  • New Anti-Blindness Drug

    A new drug heading for approval dramatically improves sight in macular degeneration patients.

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  • The Diagnostic Dilemma

    Doctors will soon have an arsenal of new genetic tests to help select the appropriate treatments or drugs for patients. Will they know how to use them?

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  • Old Brains Learn New Tricks

    Imaging neurons in the living brains of mice shows that these cells can grow in surprising ways – perhaps suggesting new ways to treat spinal cord injuries and other neurological problems.

  • DNA Building Blocks

    New pyramidal structures made out of DNA could be the basis of complex molecular devices.

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  • Best in Biotech for 2005

    Stem cell quandaries, a map of human genetic variability, a lengthy debate on lifespan extension – this year in biotech was one to remember.

  • A Genetic Christmas Story

    Beyond a novel new way to track down your family history, home DNA tests may help unlock the history of humans.

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