Hormonal Gain Control Of Animal Attraction

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In vivo imaging of neurotensin neurons in the medial preoptic area shows activity in these neurons releases dopamine downstream and drives social attraction towards the opposite sex.

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New Therapies for Osteoarthritis

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We spoke to Dr. Denis Evseenko, University of Southern California, to learn how his research is helping to change the way osteoarthritis is treated.

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Do You Have A Games Console? You Could Be Solving The Structure Of Proteins

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Sjors Scheres solves the 3D structures of proteins. In this article, he tells us how Cryo-Electron Microscopy is shining new light on the workings of the protein machines in our cells.

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Regenerative Medicine: Repairing Rather than Replacing

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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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Engineering human organs onto a microchip

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Dan Huh talks about how bioengineers could use microengineering technologies to build more realistic models of human organs using organ-on-a-chip technology.

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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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Rapid Detection of Ebola
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A new, cost-effective technique has been developed which can detect Ebola within minutes, and could be used for real-time detection of the virus.

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Obesity Reprogrammes Muscle Stem Cells
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DNA methylation in muscle stem cells has been shown to be more common in obese than non-obese mice.

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Reversing Blood Stem Cell Ageing
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The function of young blood stem cells has been recreated by reprogramming functionally old cells, highlighting the potential of treating diseases such as anaemia and leukaemia.

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