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DOE SCIENCE NEWS BY TOPIC: Biological Sciences
With the 21st Century dawns what many have called the "biological century," in which advances in biology—spurred by achievements in genomic research, including the sequencing of the human genome—will bring revolutionary and unconventional solutions to some of mankindís most pressing and expensive challenges in health, energy, the environment, and national security.

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Tracing the evolution of a drug-resistant pathogen

Tracing the evolution of a drug-resistant pathogen

Sandia National Laboratories researchers are studying antibiotic-resistant pathogens to aid in the fight against them.

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Berkeley Lab scientists to develop better way to screen chemicals for cancer-causing effects

Berkeley Lab scientists are developing a cell culture that could help researchers better identify chemicals that increase breast cancer susceptibility. The scientists will grow the culture using adult stem cells obtained from breast tissue. Their test will show if a chemical causes a breakdown in cell-to-cell communication, a fundamental defect of cancer.

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Berkeley Lab scientists to develop better way to screen chemicals for cancer-causing effects

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