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Swimming upstream: Molecular approaches to better understand male infertility

— 25 Aug 2010 10:20 | Health

Male infertility is a common medical problem, affecting millions of men in the United States annually. Its causes include an inability to make productive sperm. Now, using yeast as…

Children born after assisted reproduction at greater risk of congenital malformations

— 14 Jun 2010 04:25 | Health

Couples considering undergoing assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatment should be informed about the increased risk of congenital malformation posed by the use of ART, the annual…

New function discovered in cancer-prevention protein

— 11 Jun 2010 12:03 | Health

Protein p53 is known as the guardian of the genome since it is basic for the genome's integrity by preventing the accumulation of mutations originating either by the cell's own mechanisms…

New function discovered in cancer prevention protein

— 8 Jun 2010 12:57 | Health

Protein 53 is very important in protecting against cancer given that it prevents cancer-causing mutations from accumulating and its inactivation is closely linked to the proliferation…

CSHL-Mexican team coaxes sexually reproducing plant to brink of asexual reproduction

— 20 Mar 2010 14:16 | Biology

One seemingly insurmountable obstacle to the dream of virtually limitless yields of staple crops like corn, wheat and rice is the dependence of those plants on sexual reproduction.…

Asexual plant reproduction may seed new approach for agriculture

— 17 Mar 2010 14:01 | Biology

Farmers throughout the world spend an estimated $36 billion a year to buy seeds for crops, especially those with sought after traits such as hardiness and pest-resistance. They can't…

NIH stem cell guidelines should be modified, UCSF team reports

— 22 Feb 2010 16:13 | Health

A UCSF team, led by bioethicist Bernard Lo, MD, recommends that the National Institutes of Health ethics guidelines for embryonic stem cell research be modified to better protect the…

Plant biologists discover gene that switches on 'essence of male'

— 21 Mar 2009 18:30 | Biology

Biologists at the University of Leicester have published results of a new study into plant sex - and discovered that a particular gene switches on 'the essence of male.' The study takes…

Bitter-tasting nectar and floral odours optimise out-crossing for plants

— 30 Aug 2008 15:24 | Biology

Animals 'personally' bring their gametes together - seeking out sexual partners, mating, fertilising, and reproducing. Plants, however, are sessile organisms and require the help of…

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