Seven days in science - 17 Feb 2017

Quiz

Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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Gut Bugs Advance Alzheimer's Disease

News

Study, published in Nature Scientific Reports, describes how reducing gut bacteria prevented the advancement of neurodegeneration in a mouse model of Alzheimer's Disease.

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Regenerative Medicine: Repairing Rather than Replacing

Article

We take a look at the development of some advanced regenerative medicine treatments that incorporate tissue transplants, drugs, and genetic engineering.

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Sustainable Catalysis With Iron Salts

Sustainable Catalysis With Iron Salts

News

Researchers have developed a catalytic method that uses iron, one of the cheapest, most abundant metals on Earth.

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Dynamin1 Found to be in Aggressive Cancer Cells
News

The two studies find that dynamin1 (Dyn1), a protein once thought to be present only in nerve cells of the brain and spinal cord, is also found in aggressive cancer cells.

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Excess Lipoproteins May Cause Chronic Kidney Stones in Children.
News

Excess lipoproteins and fatty acids may be associated with the development of painful and often chronic kidney stones in children.

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Microbiomes Influence Metabolic Disease
News

The microbiome has been shown to work in tandem with the genes of a host organism to regulate insulin secretion.

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