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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    Researchers create new rung on DNA ladder, offering hope of new drugs

    Posted May 08th 2014, 11:57pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Researchers call the insertion of synthetic materials into E coli's genome a milestone which may hold key to new drug treatments Scientists create ... experimenting with so-called unnatural base pairs, or UBPs, saying they may hold the key to new antibiotics, future cancer drugs, improved vaccines, nanomaterials and other innovations. Until now, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1507750/researchers-create-new-rung-dna-ladder-offering-hope-new-drugs
  2. News - World - SCIENCE

    Britain’s fertility regulator says creating embryos from three people’s DNA ‘not unsafe’

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 09:27pm by AP

    ... people "do not appear to be unsafe", even though no one has ever received the treatment. The conclusion is largely based on lab tests and some animal experiments and the regulator wants ... it into a woman. Such methods have only been allowed for research in a laboratory. But the British Department of Health hopes legislation will be in place by the end of the year that allows treatment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1525394/britains-fertility-regulator-says-creating-embryos-three-peoples-dna-not
  3. News - World - SCIENCE

    Quest for cheap, easy medicine monitor may be over as scientists develop simple home dosage test

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 11:25pm by AFP

    ... refined for commercial use. People who use medicine for conditions such as cancer, heart disease and epilepsy, or immunosuppressants to prevent organ rejection after a transplant, risk possible ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1528824/quest-cheap-easy-medicine-monitor-may-be-over-scientists-develop-simple
  4. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Forget the Swiss Army Knife, here comes the iKnife

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Technology that can pinpoint cancer cells looks like it has many other applications, including detecting rogue horse meat, says one of its inventors Forget the Swiss Army Knife, here comes the iKnife An intelligent knife used to pinpoint cancer cells in operations may be enlisted to detect horse meat being passed off as beef. The British-based team ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1297878/forget-swiss-army-knife-here-comes-iknife
  5. News - World - SCIENCE

    Mystery of how sperm find eggs solved with discovery of protein receptors

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 09:30pm by Reuters

    ... in mammals including people, they said. This new understanding of the role of these two proteins could help improve the treatment of infertility and guide the development of new contraceptives, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1486161/mystery-how-sperm-find-eggs-solved-discovery-protein-receptors
  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    Scientists discover new way to beat baldness that may improve treatments

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 04:45am by NYT

    ... The New York Times New technique could beat baldness Scientists have found a revolutionary new way to grow hair, one that they say may lead to better treatments for baldness in men ... a treatment for hair loss that would be more effective and useful to more people than existing remedies like drugs or transplants. Present methods are not much help to women, but a treatment based ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1337634/scientists-discover-new-way-beat-baldness-may-improve-treatments
  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    Stem-cell transplants clear HIV from patients, researchers report

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Two men with HIV have been off Aids drugs for several months after receiving stem-cell transplants for cancer that appear to have cleared the virus from their bodies, researchers reported. Both patients, who were treated in Boston and had been on long-term drug therapy to control their HIV, received stem-cell transplants after developing lymphoma, a type of blood cancer. Since ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1275446/stem-cell-transplants-clear-hiv-patients-researchers-report
  8. Lifestyle - SCIENCE

    Research papers for sale taint mainland academia, journal says

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 01:01pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... for the paper, which described a potential strategy for curbing drug resistance in cancer cells, for 90,000 yuan (US$14,800). Adding two names- co-first author and co-corresponding author- would cost ... that they did make these sales and the papers did actually get published, so they weren't tricking the scientists," says Hvistendahl. As it turns out, the cancer paper which Wanfang Huizhi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1379849/research-papers-sale-taint-mainland-academia-journal-says
  9. News - World - SCIENCE

    France orders probe after study claims GM corn caused cancer in rats

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 10:16pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse Controversial findings spark investigation that could lead to EU intervention The French government asked the country’s health watchdog to carry out a probe on Wednesday after a study claimed genetically modified corn caused cancer in rats. In a joint statement, Agriculture Minister Stephane Le Foll, Ecology Minister Delphine Batho and Health and Social ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1040953/france-orders-probe-after-study-claims-gm-corn-caused-cancer-rats
  10. News - World - SCIENCE

    Two Swedish women receive uteruses in first mother-to-daughter transplants

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... previously had her own uterus removed after undergoing treatment for cervical cancer. The other woman was born without a uterus. Both women are in their 30s," a statement from Gothenburg ... if this is successful in 2014", if and when the women have given birth, Brannstrom said. He would not speculate on the chances of them becoming pregnant, but noted that in regular IVF treatments the chance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1040252/two-swedish-women-receive-uteruses-first-mother-daughter-transplants

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