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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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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What Rings Do Medicinal Chemists Use, And Why?

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Investigation into the most common ring system and substitution patterns in the recent medicinal chemistry literature, as derived from the ChEMBL database.

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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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Robots Are the Future of Agricultural Science
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A semiautonomous robot may soon be roaming agricultural fields gathering and transmitting real-time data about the growth and development of crops, information that crop breeders – and eventually farmers – can use to identify the genetic traits in plants likely to produce the greatest yields.

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Two Conditions Combine to Cause Severe Infection
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Researchers have uncovered how two different conditions—a genetic immunodeficiency and delayed acquired immunity—can combine to produce a life-threatening infection.

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The Key to Pancreatic Cancer Survival
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Identification of a protein that appears to help tumour cells become more aggressive could help us to improve cancer therapies.

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