Mitochondrial Genetic Switch Important For Parkinson's Disease

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University of Leicester researchers have identified a genetic switch in the energy powerhouses of cells that could be a key target in the treatment of Parkinson's Disease.

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A New Approach to Stem Cell Maturation

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Dr. Chulan Kwon tells us about a new method to generate mature cardiac muscle cells from pluripotent stem cells.

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Developing Pain Drugs at a Snail's Pace

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Analogs of Cone Snail venom inhibit pain neurons, but are not addictive like opioid pain drugs.

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High Purity Plasma Extraction

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To learn about some of the challenges of extracting plasma from blood, and how a recently developed microfluidic device could help overcome some of these, we spoke to Dr. Weihua Li.

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Deciding When Not To Act On Instinct

Deciding When Not To Act On Instinct

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Scientists uncover neural connection that can prevent us acting on instinct.

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Whipworms Whipped
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New family of drugs kill parasitic worms that infect 500million people globally.

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Arrakis Therapeutics Secures $38m in Funding
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The proceeds from the Series A financing will be used to advance Arrakis’ proprietary discovery platforms, comprised of a high-throughput, comprehensive system of bioinformatics tools, assays and chemical libraries that can identify new ribonucleic acid (RNA) targets and create new small-molecule drugs.

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Verifying Cell Lines Is A Really Big Deal
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The NIST has patented the world's first DNA method to authenticate mouse cell lines.

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