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Potential Barcode Identified for a Form of Alcoholic Liver Disease
Potential Barcode Identified for a Form of Alcoholic Liver Disease
News   Jul 19, 2017

NIAAA-supported researchers have discovered that extracellular vesicles released by liver cells in a mouse model of alcoholic steatohepatitis contain a miRNA signature detectable in the blood.

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Understanding How the Intestine Regenerates
Understanding How the Intestine Regenerates
News   Jul 19, 2017

Harvard researchers find mature cells revert back to stem cells to boost tissue regeneration and repair in mouse intestines.

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Using Milk Protein to 3D-Imprint Muscle and Bone Cells
Using Milk Protein to 3D-Imprint Muscle and Bone Cells
News   Jul 19, 2017

Researchers from the University of Canterbury are replicating a 3D imprint of cells onto films made of milk protein. The films then gradually degrade, leaving the grown tissue behind.

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New Way Found to Boost Immunity in Fighting Cancer and Infections
New Way Found to Boost Immunity in Fighting Cancer and Infections
News   Jul 19, 2017

Researchers have identified a key new mechanism that regulates the ability of T-cells of the immune system to react against foreign antigens and cancer.

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Piglets Might Unlock Keys to IVF in Humans
Piglets Might Unlock Keys to IVF in Humans
News   Jul 19, 2017

During an attempt to improve how they grow stem cells, researchers discovered a method that uses a special liquid medium and improves the success of IVF in pigs.

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Enterome and Nestlé Health Sciences Launch New Diagnostics Company
Enterome and Nestlé Health Sciences Launch New Diagnostics Company
News   Jul 18, 2017

Enterome and Nestlé Health Sciences join to create Microbiome Diagnostics Partners, a company that will enable the development and diagnostics for multiple diseases including inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) and liver diseases.

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Cancer Cells Force Normal Cells to Act Like Viruses, Helping Tumors Spread
Cancer Cells Force Normal Cells to Act Like Viruses, Helping Tumors Spread
News   Jul 14, 2017

Researchers reveal how cancer cells force normal cells to act like viruses – allowing tumors to grow, resist treatment, and spread.

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Light Shed on Disease-busting ‘Recycling Bins’ in our Cells
Light Shed on Disease-busting ‘Recycling Bins’ in our Cells
News   Jul 14, 2017

Scientists have made an important step in understanding how cells keep themselves clean and healthy - a finding that may have implications for combating neurodegenerative diseases and cancer.

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Elsevier Launches The Hive for 2017 to Showcase Pharma and Biotech Startup Innovation
Elsevier Launches The Hive for 2017 to Showcase Pharma and Biotech Startup Innovation
News   Jul 13, 2017

Application process for innovation hub now open – with a minimum of eight startups working on cutting-edge science to be selected

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CRISPR Transforms Living Cells Into Data Storage Devices
CRISPR Transforms Living Cells Into Data Storage Devices
News   Jul 13, 2017

Genome engineering technology transforms living cells into archival data storage devices that capture, store, and propagate information over time.

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