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RNA-Seq – News and Features

Nerve cells.
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How Do Microglia Play a Role in Alzheimer’s Disease?

Microglia are specialized immune cells in the brain. While they normally protect our brains, they can also contribute to neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's.
A computer chip that looks like a human brain.
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AI Tool Maps Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Soft tissue sarcomas are rare and difficult to treat. Machine-learning tools designed at Stanford Medicine uncover distinct cellular communities that correlate with prognosis, immunotherapy success.
Neurons connecting.
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New Research Identifies Key Driver of Myelination in the Brain

New research from scientists at the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute at Stanford University has identified a key driver of myelination, the formation of protective fatty sheaths around nerve fibers.
Bacteria.
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Understanding Antibiotic Sensitivity in Gut Microbes

The intricacies of how intestinal bacteria adapt to their environment have yet to be fully explored. Researchers have identified a small ribonucleic acid (sRNA) that affects the susceptibility of a gut pathogen to specific antibiotics.
An astronaut on the moon.
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Microgravity Triggers Change in Human Gene Expression Rhythms

Simulated effects of microgravity, created by 60 days of constant bed rest, severely disrupts rhythmic gene expression in humans, according to a new study from the University of Surrey.
A woman holding her stomach in pain.
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Endometriosis: What’s the Latest Research?

Endometriosis represents a multifaceted challenge affecting millions of individuals globally. Recent studies have massively advanced our understanding of how the condition affects individuals and is helping to improve the lives of those affected.
Cancer cells.
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Evolution of Urinary Tract Cancer Cells Mapped

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine have performed the most comprehensive analysis to date of cancer of the ureters or the urine-collection cavities in the kidney, known as upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC).
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High-Throughput Screening: Advances, Applications and Combined Approaches

In this article, we highlight various high-throughput screening strategies being used to interrogate large libraries of compounds and hear from researchers working to further streamline specific approaches to increase speed and improve quality and accuracy.
Two syringes filled with pale yellow liquid.
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Nanoparticle Discovery Could Make Vaccines More Powerful

A type of nanoparticle can activate a powerful immune response, showing promise for use as both the vaccine delivery system and as an adjuvant.
Neurons degrenerating.
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Common Biological Basis Identified in Schizophrenia and Aging

Tightly synchronized genetic changes in two types of brain cells may underlie cognitive impairment in both conditions, offering potential therapeutic clues.
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