Eye Microbiome Helps Protect Mice From Pathogens

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Resident microbes living on the eye are essential for immune responses that protect the eye from infection.

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Improving Cells through Gene Editing

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The advent of gene editing techniques has generated more excitement in biology and medicine than any discovery since polymerase chain reaction thirty years ago. By allowing the removal or addition of nearly any gene into any cell, gene editing circumvents tedious, lengthy development of cell lines for research and biomanufacturing.

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Researchers Develop New Method to Generate Human Antibodies

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Researchers hope their approach will help researchers rapidly generate therapeutic antibodies for the treatment of infectious diseases and other conditions such as cancer.

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NIH links Aldosterone to Alcohol Use Disorder

NIH links Aldosterone to Alcohol Use Disorder

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National Institutes of Health study demonstrates that aldosterone, a hormone produced in the adrenal glands, may contribute to alcohol use disorder (AUD)

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Hypothalamic Stem Cells Control Speed of Ageing
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Researchers have found that stem cells in the brain’s hypothalamus govern how fast aging occurs in the body, which could lead to new strategies for warding off age-related diseases and extending lifespan.

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CRISPR Used to Prevent Development of Angiogenesis of the Retina
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Powerful new technology may lead to novel therapies to prevent vision loss, blindness in those with diseases of the retina.

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Could This Be a "Silver Bullet" for Preventing and Treating Colon Cancer?
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A team of scientists targeted the gene CtBP with a drug known as HIPP (2-hydroxy-imino phenylpyruvic acid) and were able to reduce the development of pre-cancerous polyps by half.

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