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06/24/11

Free HIV, syphilis testing available

06/23/11

Sleep switch found in fruit flies

06/21/11

Children with wheezing illnesses sought for study

06/16/11

Artificial lung successfully used in toddler

06/15/11

Finding joy in teaching, research and patient care

06/09/11

Getting control of the control group

06/08/11

Scientists find gene vital to nerve cell development

06/01/11

Blast-related injuries detected in the brains of U.S. military personnel

05/24/11

World’s most modern zebrafish facility opens

05/23/11

Schonfeld, lipid research pioneer, dies at 77

05/19/11

Direct link found between diet ingredients and gut microbes

05/17/11

Researchers identify DNA region linked to depression

05/16/11

What does it take to regenerate a limb?

05/12/11

Disruption of nerve cell supply chain may contribute to Parkinson’s

05/10/11

Restricting calories lowers body temperature, may predict longer lifespan

05/09/11

Estrogen-lowering drugs reduce mastectomy rates for breast cancer patients

05/05/11

Protein keeps sleep-deprived flies ready to learn

05/02/11

Cells talk more in areas Alzheimer’s hits first, boosting plaque component

04/25/11

Cholesterol drugs may improve blood flow after stroke

04/21/11

Study evaluates gut bacteria of premature babies

04/20/11

Cancer genomics a top 10 in Technology Review

04/19/11

Decoding cancer patients’ genomes is powerful diagnostic tool

04/18/11

Ginseng doesn’t help patients with early diabetes

04/15/11

Rescue docs provide on-scene care

04/12/11

Routine PSA testing for seniors?

04/07/11

Technique for letting brain talk to computers now tunes in speech

04/06/11

Welders may be at increased risk for brain damage

04/05/11

Meet the man behind the new buildings on campus

04/05/11

Caution for estrogen therapy after hysterectomy

04/02/11

DNA of 50 breast cancer patients decoded