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31 Jul 2005
Batten down the hatches; Faster sequencing of DNA; Targeting the transcription start site of DNA; A new way to silence genes.
27 Jul 2005
In a special Outlook on India in this week's Nature, K.S. Jayaraman investigates how the industry will respond to new guidelines from WTO and what it can do to tackle the problems it faces.
27 Jul 2005
A commonly used drug could have the power to extinguish the trauma associated with horrific memories
27 Jul 2005
Humans can learn without remembering; How the Earth's insides stay warm; Genes responsible for breast cancer metastasis identified; The age of the Amazon's breath; Hybridization throws up new animal species; Parasites give caterpillars a taste for revenge
24 Jul 2005
Biology: A structure of antidepressants' binding sites; Botany: A twist on corn-on-the-cob; Fast diodes speed up organic electronics; Small doses go a long way; Interfering with HIV.
22 Jul 2005
A report of a volunteer study in Bangladeshi adults of a candidate oral cholera vaccine, Peru-15, has been shown to be safe and effective.
21 Jul 2005
It is the most frequent bacterial cause of diarrhoea in children and adults living in the developing world and also the most common cause of traveller's diarrhea.
19 Jul 2005
GPS data confirm huge dimension of Boxing Day quake; Genes shine light on mosquito bacterial infections; Mutants arise from Sleeping Beauty; Birds' ancestors showed modern breathing mode; Three's a crowd; Raptors fly the flag for biodiversity
19 Jul 2005
SARS receptor identified in vivo; Insights into the carbon trade; Nitric oxide targets cysteine; Understanding a side effect of TZDs; TACI is mutant in common variable immunodeficiency and IgA deficiency; Genetic influences on anxiety.
19 Jul 2005
Dry dust on Mars; Missions to Mars part 2; Cigarette brain boost inseparable from addiction; An amplified difference in melanoma cells; What the retina doesn't tell the brain; Slow breeders need more space; Sound analysis reveals didgeridoo secrets
17 Jul 2005
The Child Health and Nutrition Research Initiative (CHNRI), announces a Request for Proposals (RFP). The deadline for submitting proposals is 5 pm Bangladesh time July 31, 2005
12 Jul 2005
Researchers in NUS discover how nitric oxide protects brain cells from dying
12 Jul 2005
1) An outbreak of the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus has been spotted in wild migratory geese in western China; (2) Researchers identify a crucial receptor that the Nipah virus relies on to infect human cells.
12 Jul 2005
Two recent innovations by Nanyang Technological University (NTU) look set to revolutionize biomedical treatment
06 Jul 2005
This page is a simple catalogue of 124 medicinal herbs frequently used by CAM (Complementary and Alternative Medicine). This section is aimed at helping to give an idea regarding the herbs used for medicinal purpose.
22 Jun 2005
The pandemic strains of V. parahaemolyticus have been isolated for the first time in sub-Saharan Africa.
13 Jun 2005
21st Century Bioscience Research Institute
13 Jun 2005
The Institute of Integrated Medical Research on Shinanomachi Campus
12 Jun 2005
Antibiotic resistance is a rising concern. This research compares two different brands of vaccine, ie the investigational vaccine and an already marketed vaccine with brand name 'X', in healthy subjects aged between 10 and 25 years
12 Jun 2005
Open reading frame yjbI of Bacillus Subtilis codes for truncated hemoglobin
12 Jun 2005
A study on 60 rural children for Hepatitis-B vaccine, Revac-B showed it is highly immunogenic and well tolerated.
11 Jun 2005
Biochemistry: Finding nitric oxide in an oxygen haystack Drug discovery: Keeping iron away from bacteria Microbiology: Structure of the quorum-sensing pheromone ComX revealed
11 Jun 2005
Press release for 19 May issue of Nature. Vol 435, no. 7040
10 Jun 2005
Tuberculosis detection in the future will become faster, cheaper and easier using an innovative device developed by Nanyang Technological University (NTU).
09 Jun 2005
A new study in Nature Methods expands on a powerful, previously described technique for the targeted deactivation of specific protein kinases. These findings promise to considerably simplify the study of this very important class of proteins.
07 Jun 2005
The team has identified foetal nucleated "erythrocytes" (bone marrow cells which later become red blood cells) as ideal for non-invasive prenatal diagnosis. These cells are extracted from the maternal blood.
07 Jun 2005
Nature and the Nature research journals press release for papers that go live on Sunday 5 June 2005
07 Jun 2005
Press release for Nature 2 June issue. Vol 435, no 7042

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