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Fertility techniques may pass on some fertility problems

...sons born to some of these men may also be infertile, according to a new study. Dr. David C. Page, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute researcher at the Whitehead Institute, said that about 10 percent of all men who can produce little or no...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/02/tec_264878.shtml
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With a little help, golden memories get brighter again

...the American Association for the Advancement of Science this weekend. Randy Buckner, a researcher with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and psychology professor at Washington University in St. Louis, has found that some age-related memory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/22/tec_335024.shtml
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Speedy evolutionary change possible

...the neatly predictable, incremental pace of evolution. Researchers at the University of Chicago and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute report in Thursday's issue of the journal Nature that the fruit flies expressed these prefabricated variations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/27/tec_245905.shtml
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Misshapen proteins seen as culprit in Alzheimer's

...Cambridge in England, who helped lead one of the studies. Thomas Sudhof, a Dallas-based investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, called the paper a major advance because it demonstrates the particular stage at which the toxic effects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/05/tec_336900.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...working teachers and provide field trips for middle and high school students. The four-year grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute brings to $5.2 million the total the school has received from the institute. The institute's president...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/02/met_83779.shtml
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Isolated obese populations help search for genetic influences

...are there gene variants that help keep some people lean? That's one interest of Dr. Jeffrey Friedman, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at Rockefeller University in New York, who with colleagues Dr. Marcus Stoffel and Dr. Jan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/10/liv_415144.shtml
Life & style
Scientists' creepy movie shows spidery virus moving in for the kill

...by grants from the National Science Foundation, the International Human Frontier Science Program and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. On the Net: Link to movie: http://www.nsf.gov/od/lpa/newsroom/pr.cfm?ni 15000000000103

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/01/liv_427139.shtml
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Scientists rally around stem cell advocate sacked by Bush team

...was abruptly dismissed," said Nobel laureate Tom Cech, a leading cancer researcher and president of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. "This a very smart and successful scientist working at the very highest level. She's one of the top...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/22/liv_409566.shtml
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Human genome count disputed

...house or a replica of the Vatican, notes Gerald Rubin of the University of California, Berkeley, and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. After all, he said, a single human brain cell isn't that much different from a fly brain cell, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/18/tec_302411.shtml
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Big step made toward growing replacement body parts

...work helps move stem cell research from the laboratory toward the clinic, said Dr. David J. Anderson, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute stem cell researcher at the California Institute of Technology. "If you want to use stem cells to replace...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/02/tec_258018.shtml
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