The Role of the Microbiome in Diagnostics

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We spoke to Dr. Stephen Minger to learn about the role that the microbiome can play in diagnostics.

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Lab-on-a-Chip to Help Detect Cancer

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In this podcast, we speak to Gustavo Stolovitsky to learn about his career and the work he is doing at IBM Research.

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Novel Tools for Cellular Biomechanics

Life In Science

Dr. Wan tells us about his career and the work his lab is doing to advance understanding of cellular biomechanics using microfluidics.

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Animal Model For Rare Brain Disease H-ABC Found

Animal Model For Rare Brain Disease H-ABC Found

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Professor Ian Duncan describes his 29-year quest to understand the root-cause of a brain disease he identified in rats, and in doing so has found the link to a fatal and rare childhood brain disease in humans, H-ABC. Meaning the development of a cure is now possible.

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Sunflower Seeds Identified as Source of Potent Liver Carcinogen
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Michigan State University researchers have shown that sunflower seeds are frequently contaminated with a toxin produced by molds and pose an increased health risk in many low-income countries worldwide.

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Gut Bacteria Offers Protection from Type 2 Diabetes
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According to researchers, the results of their study illustrate the importance of intestinal bacteria's contribution to the operation of diet, metabolism and health interface.

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Crucial ‘Traffic Regulator’ Discovered in Neurons
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MAP2 has been shown to regulate the transport of vital molecules along axons, a finding which could help to better understand neurodegenerative diseases.

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