New finding points way to foiling anthrax's tricks
University of California, Berkeley, chemists have discovered a trick that anthrax bacteria use to make an end run around the body's defenses, but which may turn out to be their Achilles' heel.
The UC Berkeley scientists, working with colleagues at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in J...
Johns Hopkins scientists pull protein's tail to curtail cancer
...r-suppressor, they often catch the protein playing hooky, lolling around in cellular broth instead of muscling its way out to the cells' membranes and foiling
This phenomenon of delinquency puzzled scientists for a long time until a cell biologist in the Johns Hopkins University School o...
St. Jude test of bird flu vaccine proves successful
...surface of the bird and human flu viruses that is critical to their ability to infect cells. This variable protein is known to mutate readily, thereby foiling
previous immune responses it triggered--whether due to natural exposure or vaccination. The other version of the vaccine contained only the two conser...