Zika Virus Persists in Brain and Lymph Tissue for up to 72 Days

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Study using Rhesus monkeys describes how the Zika virus can hide from the body's immune system in brain and lymph tissue for up 72 days. And also describes the possible mechanism by which Zika causes microcephaly in gestating babies.

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Simplify Your 3D Cell Culture with a Novel Method for Tissue Modeling

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This video shows the technology behind the RAFT™ 3D Cell Culture System and how it creates high-density collagen scaffolds with cells embedded. The RAFT™ System has successfully been used in many research areas including toxicology, oncology, blood brain barrier models, corneal models and more. Coming along with easy-to-follow protocols, RAFT™ System allows you to set up robust 3D cultures in less than an hour. Learn more about RAFT™ System on www.lonza.com/raft-3d-culture.com.

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New Microglia Stem Cell Protocol Optimized For High-Throughput Experiments

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New York Stem Cell Foundation scientists have developed a protocol for the robust development of microglia from stem cells. The new protocol is optimized for high-thoughput experiments.

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Brain Cells Fight Off West Nile Virus Infection With Specialized RIPK3 Signalling

Brain Cells Fight Off West Nile Virus Infection With Specialized RIPK3 Signalling

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Brain cells use RIP3K to enhance signalling for immune cells, rather than signalling necroptosis, as seen in other tissues.

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Liver Fluke Granulin Structural Fold Provides Wound Healing Opportunity
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Researchers can now mass produce wound-healing peptides isolated from the spit of the human parasitic liver fluke, a worm that causes liver cancer and kills 26,000 people in Thailand each year.

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Biogen's MS Drug FAMPYRA Granted Standard Marketing Authorization in EU
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Biogen's drug FAMPYRA improves walking for MS sufferers and has been granted standard marketing authorization.

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How Cancer Cells Flood the Lungs
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Lung cancer patients are particularly susceptible to malignant pleural effusion, when fluid collects in the space between the lungs and the chest wall.

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