Engineering a protein to prevent brain damage from toxic agents
31.07.2014

Research at New York University is paving the way for a breakthrough that may prevent brain damage in civilians and military troops exposed to poisonous chemicals – particularly those in pesticides and chemical weapons.


Research may explain how foremost anticancer ‘guardian’ protein learnt to switch sides
30.07.2014

Researchers at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) have discovered a new function of the body’s most important tumour-suppressing protein.


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