Brain Region Explains Why Aphasia Patients Can Understand Written, But Not Spoken WordsNews
Patients in a new Northwestern Medicine study were able to comprehend words that were written but not said aloud. They could write the names of things they saw but not verbalize them. This provides an insight into the brain degeneration that defines the rare dementia termed primary progressive aphasia.
Running Molecular Algorithms on DNA ComputersNews
Computer scientists at Caltech have designed DNA molecules that can carry out reprogrammable computations, for the first time creating so-called algorithmic self-assembly in which the same "hardware" can be configured to run different "software."
NanoViricides has Begun Preclinical Studies for their First Anti-Viral Drug Targeted against Bird FluNews Nov 01, 2005
Studies are being conducted at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a teaching hospital of harvard medical schoolREAD MORE
A $6.2 million five-year grant from the NIH will fund the establishment of a Nanomedicine Development Center.READ MORE
Rubicon Genomics and Abbott Molecular Sign Agreement to Co-Develop Simple Non-Invasive Cancer Diagnostic TestsNews Nov 01, 2005
MethylPlex™ is designed to be a very sensitive and simple method to detect the patterns of abnormal DNA methylationREAD MORE
Sequenom aims to provide researchers with a sensitive and precise application to obtain critical information for disease detection.READ MORE
Third Wave and Genzyme Genetics announce preferred marketing relationship for colorectal cancer personalized medicine testREAD MORE
Genes rearrangements in prostate cancer cells may play a role in the development and progression of the disease.READ MORE
Scientists have discovered that loss of a critical protein in breast cells can initiate a particularly aggressive and often fatal form of cancerREAD MORE
Scientists describe the rational design of a potential new class of chemically modified RNA-based drugs.READ MORE
The funding will be utilized to launch additional molecular tests in the areas of various cancers.READ MORE