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Fishing for Signals
News   May 13, 2019

Researchers have developed a new method for analyzing the signaling molecules of staphylococci. Greater knowledge of how staphylococci communicate with each other may make it possible to prevent them from causing infections, regardless of whether or not they are resistant.

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Needleless Viral Vaccines Get Helping Hand From Physicists
News   May 13, 2019

Physicists have delivered virologists a "recipe" for improving vaccine drops using methods from the world of nanophysics.

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Efficient Way to Mimic Natural Immune Response Complexes
News   May 13, 2019

A novel method to engineer large multi-antibody-like nanostructures using DNA nanotechnology could enhance properties of traditional therapies.

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Nanotubes Pave the Way for Huntington Protein
News   May 13, 2019

A toxic protein linked to Huntington's disease can move from neuron to neuron through a nanotube tunnel whose construction is initiated by a protein called Rhes, say scientists.

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How Do You Know If Probiotics Are Any Good?
News   May 13, 2019

An expert panel has called for increased transparency so consumers can identify quality probiotics.

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Brain Tumor Imaging Method Uses Scorpion Venom Protein
News   May 10, 2019

A novel imaging technique that uses a synthesized form of scorpion venom to light up brain tumors has shown promise in a clinical trial. The imaging system enables neurosurgeons to better see malignant growths that often are difficult to fully eliminate.

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How Superbugs Play Hide and Seek With Their Host
News   May 10, 2019

New research has discovered how a hospital superbug evades the immune system to cause infection – paving the way for new treatments.

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Designing “Smart” Drugs to Prevent Malaria Treatment Resistance
News   May 10, 2019

Researchers at the Crick and Imperial College London have generated malaria parasites resistant to a promising new class of candidate antimalarial drugs. By analyzing the structural changes behind the resistance, they identified novel compounds that were immune to this mechanism of resistance.

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For Plant Cell Differentiation, It’s All About Location
News   May 10, 2019

Research shows that although they undergo orderly division during growth, the fate of plant cells is often determined by their location in the growing plant rather than how they started out.

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Link Between Pollutants and Aging Not so Clear Cut
News   May 10, 2019

Although pollutant exposure can affect two hallmarks of aging in people (mitochondrial DNA content and telomere length), the results are not so clear-cut.

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