Seven days in science - 17 Feb 2017

Quiz

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

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Regenerative Medicine: Repairing Rather than Replacing

Article

We take a look at the development of some advanced regenerative medicine treatments that incorporate tissue transplants, drugs, and genetic engineering.

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A New Approach to Stem Cell Maturation

Article

Dr. Chulan Kwon tells us about a new method to generate mature cardiac muscle cells from pluripotent stem cells.

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New Therapies for Osteoarthritis

Life In Science

We spoke to Dr. Denis Evseenko, University of Southern California, to learn how his research is helping to change the way osteoarthritis is treated.

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Aspirin Improves Conception And Pregnancy Chances In Women With Chronic Inflammation

Aspirin Improves Conception And Pregnancy Chances In Women With Chronic Inflammation

News

Inflammation is linked to causes of infertility and pregnancy loss. A study by NIH researchers shows that a daily low-dose of aspirin in the months prior to and during pregnancy improves chances of conception and live birth in women suffering from chronic inflammation.

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New Ways to Target Cells Carrying Mutations in Cancer-Causing Genes
News

Winship Cancer Institute has mapped a vast spider web of interactions between proteins in lung cancer cells, as part of an effort to reach what was considered "undruggable."

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100% Effective Vaccine Against Malaria
News

An experimental malaria vaccine strategy known as PfSPZ-CVac, together with antimalarial medication, protected all nine clinical trial volunteers given three high-dose vaccinations, according to study results published in Nature.

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Stepping Up the Hunt for Genetic Diseases
News

Researchers at the University of Geneva have devised a genomic technique for identifying new imprinted genes.

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