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Links Between DNA Damage and Breast Cancer Studied
Release Date: 08/03/2006

Researchers from the Pacific Northwest Research Institute (PNRI) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have uncovered a … more

Neuronal Cell Cultures Kept on the Straight and Narrow
Release Date: 05/25/2006

An improved technique for culturing cells, developed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), may enable new, fundamental … more

NIST and NCI to Collaborate On Proteomics Assessment
Release Date: 05/12/2006

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the National Institutes of Health have begun … more

Consortium Seeks Comment on Gene Expression Roadmap
Release Date: 08/26/2005

The External RNA Controls Consortium (ERCC) has issued for comment a draft plan for the selection and qualification of candidate RNA sequences, to … more

Measurement Challenges In Detecting Cancer Biomarkers
Release Date: 07/26/2005

In cancer research, biomarkers are molecules that indicate the presence of cancer in the body. Most are based on abnormal changes or mutations in … more

New Gene Chip May Be Early Cancer Diagnosis Tool
Release Date: 06/16/2005

A pilot study at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in support of the National Cancer Institute's Early Detection Research … more

Using Mitochondrial DNA as a Cancer Biomarker
Release Date: 10/30/2002

The ghostly image above shows a subdividing cell treated with a fluorescent stain that is selectively absorbed by mitochondria. As part of a … more

How Cold! New Partnership to Use Chilled Neutrons To Solve Cell Membrane Puzzles
Release Date: 02/19/2002

Cell membrane researchers are eagerly bracing for a long-awaited cold wave. A new partnership involving the National Institute of Standards and … more

Cold Neutrons for Biology and Technology
Release Date: 02/19/2002

What’s so hot about “cold” neutrons? Packaged with protons in the atomic nucleus, neutrons are non-destructive, highly penetrating probes, … more

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