Seven days in science - 24 March 2017

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Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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Adolescent Chicken Immune System Not Mature Enough for Vaccine

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Research reveals the immune system of farmed hens does not mature by the time they are culled for their meat, at six months of age.

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White Blood Cells Prevent Diabetes and Hypertension

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Eosinophils in the fat tissue that surrounds blood vessels maintain normal blood vessel function. Their loss in obesity contributes to the development of metabolic disease.

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Seven days in science - 17 March 2017

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Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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BioFlo 120 Bioprocess Control Station

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Sneak a peek at the new BioFlo 120. No matter if you are working in an academic or industrial research setting, with microbial, mammalian, insect or plant cells, the BioFlo 120 is an attractive bioreactor/fermentor solution to meet your needs. Available soon!

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First Therapeutic Approved for Deadly Rare Skin Cancer
First Therapeutic Approved for Deadly Rare Skin Cancer
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The immunotherapy demonstrated benefits in nearly one-third of patients ‘with no hope at all of surviving’ their treatment-resistant Merkel cell carcinoma.

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Testing the Efficacy of Gene Therapies
Testing the Efficacy of Gene Therapies
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Using a new cellular model, innovative gene therapy approaches for the hereditary immunodeficiency Chronic Granulomatous Disease can be tested more rapidly and more cost-effectively in the lab for their efficacy.

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Novel Cancer Suppressing Genes Identified
Novel Cancer Suppressing Genes Identified
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Study reveals possible drug targets for cancers with a faulty PTEN gene.

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Curing Cancer with CRISPR
Curing Cancer with CRISPR
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Using a new tool for editing genomes, known as CRISPR, researchers have genetically engineered immune cells and improved the ability of these cells to kill cancer cells in mice.

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Three Patients Left Blind After Unproven Stem Cell Treatment
Three Patients Left Blind After Unproven Stem Cell Treatment
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After three patients were blinded following a treatment marketed as a stem cell clinical trial, Stanford ophthalmologist Jeffrey Goldberg calls for increased patient education and regulation.

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New 'Gene Silencer' Drug Reduces Cholesterol by Over 50 Percent
New 'Gene Silencer' Drug Reduces Cholesterol by Over 50 Percent
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The first in a new class of gene-silencing drugs, known as inclisiran, has halved cholesterol levels in patients at risk of cardiovascular disease.

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