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New Targets for HIV Drugs

Researchers in Florida believe they have found a potential new target for HIV drugs. Instead of targeting CD4+ T-helper cells, these researchers think the best target would be macrophages. In this study, the team found that in diseased cells (such … Continue reading

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Minnesota FTW!

As you might have figured out by now, I adore my university, and I like to brag when exciting research comes out of it. You also know that I am extremely interested in cancer biology, and today’s news bite encompasses … Continue reading

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Biology News 5/4/09

Some news articles for today. I like to think of it as celebrating my last week of classes as an undergrad!!! Swine Flu Updates I certainly hope none of you are freaking out about the “swine flu”, unless of course … Continue reading

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Biology News Bites

Now for a little bragging.  Researchers from the University of Minnesota and Massachusetts General Hospital have developed a method to create tobacco plants that are resistant to herbicides without significant changes to the plant’s DNA. They used zinc fingers to … Continue reading

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Stem Cell Research Makes Gains

See Ars Technica for the news we’ll discuss today. Early in March, President Obama lifted the ban on federally-sponsored embryonic stem cell research. This lifting of the ban made possible great strides in stem cell research in the U.S. (which … Continue reading

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