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Medtronic Completes Acquisition of Cardiac Mapping Company Affera

Medtronic recently announced that its acquisition of Affera, Inc. has been completed. The acquisition was previously announced to be for $925 million with a...

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Children who have experienced violence might really be older than their years. The DNA of 10-year-olds who experienced violence shows wear and tear normally... Read More »
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass) have provided the first evidence that... Read More »
A team of researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have identified a new mechanism by which colon cancer develops. By focusing on segments of ... Read More »
Scientists have known for decades that genes are turned ‘on’ and ‘off’ by proteins known as transcription factors. They were thought to be... Read More »
A DICER protein, known to produce tiny RNAs in cells, also helps complete an important step in gene expression. Gene expression, when an organism's DNA is... Read More »
Researchers at New York University and University of California, Los Angeles have developed a method called ‘DNA Molecular Recognition’ that uses... Read More »
A hidden and never before recognized layer of information in the genetic code has been uncovered by a team of scientists at the University of California, San... Read More »
The H1N1 flu pandemic in 2009 underscored weaknesses in methods to diagnose the flu, from frequent false negatives to long wait times for results. Now a four-year... Read More »
Researchers have created a nanoscale sensor to electronically read the sequence of a single DNA molecule quickly and cheaply. This new technique could make DNA... Read More »
Gene synthesis has become an important tool in many fields of recombinant DNA technology, including vaccine development, gene therapy and molecular engineering. The... Read More »
Using a new technology, scientists have created a ‘nanoslinky’ that manipulates and measures DNA molecules and other nanoscale materials. On the nanoscale ... Read More »
Mayo Clinic researchers have trained mouse immune systems to eradicate skin cancer from within, using a genetic combination of human DNA from melanoma cells and a... Read More »
Exercise alters your DNA  ... well, sort of. Your DNA is not really altered. Exercise cannot rewrite your genetic code. I’m sorry, but exercising will not... Read More »
Watching too much TV can worsen your genetic tendency towards obesity, but you can cut the effect in half by walking briskly for an hour a day, researchers report at... Read More »
A research team at Tufts University has identified epigenetic signatures of reprogrammed cells. These signatures are markers on DNA that can can control changes in... Read More »
Here’s your weekly collection of medical news making waves this week. Robotic surgery: Improving patient outcomes and opening the door for telesurgery... Read More »
Researchers reporting in the March issue of Cell Metabolism have found that when healthy but inactive men and women exercise for a matter of minutes, it produces a... Read More »
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Shiva SinghTime to hit the gym.
Mar 7, 2012
The Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is working on creating complex nanostructures by taking... Read More »
New DNA-reading technology could be used in the diagnosis of muscle-wasting diseases such as muscular dystrophy. The DNA sequencing machine would allow for a more... Read More »
Yale researchers have discovered why a certain type of blood cell gets so big. This finding also gives clues as to how leukemia can occur when the process goes wrong. ... Read More »
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