Challenges of Developing Paper Based Diagnostic Devices

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John Brennan, Professor and Director, Biointerfaces Institute, McMaster University tells us about some of the challenges of developing paper based diagnostic devices.

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Positive Allosteric Modulator Improves Neurodegenerative Outcomes

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Global collaboration shows positive allosteric modulation of M1 Muscarinic receptors slows prion neurodegeneration and restores memory loss.

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A Treasure Trove of Genetic Variation

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Researchers have completed the most comprehensive analysis of the wheat genome to date, providing new hope for the improvement of this vital crop.

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Chemists Tie Tightest Knot Ever!

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Scientists at The University of Manchester have produced the most tightly knotted physical structure ever known – a scientific achievement which has the potential to create a new generation of advanced materials.

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How a Cell Decides it's time for a 'Haircut'

How a Cell Decides it's time for a 'Haircut'

Researchers from Johns Hopkins have demonstrated how and why cilia decapitation occurs, which could lead to increased understanding of mitosis and associated diseases.

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Uncovering the Origin of Cancer

Mapping gene expression in single cells may allow researchers to study how cancerous tumors begin.

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"Collateral Lethality" Offers A new Therapeutic Approach

Cancerous cells often delete genes that suppress tumor formation, often these genes deletions extend into neighboring genes, this is known as "collateral lethality".

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Unraveling Hidden Immunodeficiencies

Researchers have characterized a new genetically-based immunodeficiency which stems from a mutation in the gene, STAT2.

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