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Recent breakthroughs in common adult leukemia highlighted in New England Journal of Medicine

... authors note that ZAP-70 may actually be the most reliable indicator of prognosis known to date. After discussing B lymphocytes -- the type of white blood cell that gives rise to CLL, the biology of leukemic lymphocytes and the clinical course of CLL as it relates to the biology, the authors then offer a un...

Another Look Finds Promising Proteomics Test is Not Biologically Plausible

...m a small sample of blood is unlikely to lead to a reliable clinical test right away. After conducting repeated checks of the data that supported the test’s effectiveness, the researchers say their findings indicate that claims about the experimental protein-based assay are not biologically plausible. “We ...

Affymetrix Unveils Plans to Double Plant and Animal Genome Microarray Offering

...on research, they can easilycompare results, build reliable databases and move science forward morequickly."Affymetrix Consortia Program arrays are developed using the samereliable design and manufacturing process that have made Affymetrix theindustry-standard technology for gene expression analysis. Over the...

New species from old data

...m a small sample of blood is unlikely to lead to a reliable clinical test right away. After conducting repeated checks of the data that supported the test’s effectiveness, the researchers say their findings indicate that claims about the experimental protein-based assay are not biologically plausible. “We ...

Cracking the olfactory code in bees

...m a small sample of blood is unlikely to lead to a reliable clinical test right away. After conducting repeated checks of the data that supported the test’s effectiveness, the researchers say their findings indicate that claims about the experimental protein-based assay are not biologically plausible. “We ...

Signaling protein builds bigger, better bones in mice

...m a small sample of blood is unlikely to lead to a reliable clinical test right away. After conducting repeated checks of the data that supported the test’s effectiveness, the researchers say their findings indicate that claims about the experimental protein-based assay are not biologically plausible. “We ...

Mouse brain tumors mimic those in human genetic disorder

...ues thatcontrast enhancement on MRI alone is not a reliable test of tumorprogression," Gutmann says. "If we rely on contrast enhancement inchildren with NF1 optic pathway gliomas, we may be treating kids whodon't need to be treated. Using this mouse model, we hope to continueto hone in on more accurate diagno...

Nanogen Issued Patent for Electronic Microarray With Memory

...linical reference labs use the highly accurate and reliable NanoChip(R) Molecular Biology Workstation, NanoChip(R) Electronic Microarray and broad suite of analyte specific reagents to develop tests to detect infectious diseases, drug toxicity and mutations associated with cancer, cardiovascular and genetic d...

New Breast Cancer Test Could Save Lives

...ill benefit from this new test, which is much more reliable than X-rays at detecting cancer in this age group. The test is also a much more comfortable procedure than X-rays since it does not involve compressing the breast between plates. This could encourage many more women to be tested regularly for breast ...

Scientists find fossil proof of Egypt's ancient climate

...for a northward migration through Africa following reliable water resources, since it seems to be the strongest humid phase in this region over the past 400,000 years. We're also testing the hypothesis that humid events were more frequent than previously thought, which would have allowed for greater mobility ...

Bone Density Recovers After Teens Stop Injected Contraceptive

...g these and other studies is to provide women with reliable information on which to base their contraceptive choices,?Dr. Kaufman said. “Depo-Provera is one of the most effective contraceptives ?its side effects need to be weighed against the potential consequences of an unintended pregnancy that could result...

Programmable cells: Engineer turns bacteria into living computers

...erform basic mathematical logic and produce crisp, reliable readouts that are more commonly associated with silicon chips than biological organisms. The new paper applies similar techniques to a large population of cells. "Here we're showing an integrated package where the cells have an ability to send messa...

DuPont's first biologically derived polymer receives global recognition

... resources. Crops and plants are becoming the most reliable backup power for the resource consumption of humans and will serve to further protect the environment." DuPontTM Sorona® offers unique properties to consumers and manufacturers. Consumers appreciate the unique qualities that DuPontTM Sorona® brings ...

Nanoscale Diagnostic Sets Sights on Alzheimer's

...ly important for diseases like Alzheimer's where a reliable diagnostic tool is lacking and early intervention could have a significant impact on the lives of patients and their loved ones, in addition to lowering health care costs." ?Sohi Rastegar ...

Bioelectronic ‘signatures?hold key to DNA mutations

...netic diseases, detection of infectious agents and reliable forensic analysis. Wang, who recently was recruited to the Biodesign Institute and serves a joint appointment as professor in the chemical and materials department at the Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering and the Department of Chemistry, is a reno...

Study: 'homemade' gene expression technology unreliable

...mporary microarray platforms, we have a relatively reliable method with which to assess gene expression, we ca...ips, but these have now been replaced by much more reliable commercial platforms that generate highly reproducible data. One of these is used by CROET and anoth...

New project aims to make large-scale lobster farms feasible

...dulthood has not been accomplished in captivity in reliable numbers. Development of collection methods to get enough larvae to support large-scale commercial culture has so far not been possible, but in 2003 technicians with Puerto Rico- based Snapperfarm, Inc., discovered that lobster larvae by the thousand...

Oldest cranial, dental and postcranial fossils of early modern European humans confirmed

... present attempt by using teeth as dating material reliable results were obtained. The findings are documented in the May 19 issue of Nature. "The dating results document that these samples are as old as we thought they should be," agree Maria Teschler-Nicola from the Natural History Museum in Vienna and Er...

Successful Test Of Single Molecule Switch Opens The Door To Biomolecular Electronics

...iated events. It’s no wonder that we could not get reliable results.?/p> Though numerous molecules have be...e first of these has been the difficulty in making reliable connections with single molecules to test their electronic behavior. Recently, this problem may have...

Breakthrough isolating embryo-quality stem cells from blood

... blood and certain other tissues. However the only reliable way to separate them involved marking the cells with a chemical dye, rendering them useless for medical purposes. Professor Käs' technique for the first time uses a physical characteristic of each cell ?its stretchiness or elasticity ?instead of its ...

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