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New Tool for Activating Gene Expression
New Tool for Activating Gene Expression
News   Jan 19, 2017

Electrogenetic device has the potential to allow scientists to control biology.

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Punishing Conditions Drive Cancer Metastasis
Punishing Conditions Drive Cancer Metastasis
News   Jan 19, 2017

Study sheds light on an ancient cellular mechanism that makes cancer cells invasive.

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Takara Bio Completes Acquisition of Rubicon
Takara Bio Completes Acquisition of Rubicon
News   Jan 19, 2017

The Rubicon acquisition will allow the Takara Bio Group to augment and expand its worldwide commercial offerings in next generation sequencing (NGS) sample preparation and expand into new markets.

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Mouse ES Cells Reprogrammed to be Totipotent-like
Mouse ES Cells Reprogrammed to be Totipotent-like
News   Jan 17, 2017

Scientists from UC Berkeley have shown that miR-34a plays an important regulatory role in stem cell fate.

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New Hope for Treatment of Rare Blood Disorders
New Hope for Treatment of Rare Blood Disorders
News   Jan 17, 2017

NIH scientists have used CRISPR gene editing to repair gene defects in stems cells from patients with a rare immunodeficiency.

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Improving Cancer Treatments by Softening the Extracellular Matrix
Improving Cancer Treatments by Softening the Extracellular Matrix
News   Jan 17, 2017

Researchers from Vanderbilt University show that metastatic tumors can cause the extracellular matrix to stiffen, which in turn can reduce the effectiveness of cancer treatments.

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Brain-on-a-Chip Models Brain Connectivity
Brain-on-a-Chip Models Brain Connectivity
News   Jan 17, 2017

Researchers from Harvard University demonstrate the potential of the chip to model neurological and psychiatric diseases.

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The German National Center for Tumor Diseases, Protagen Collaborate
The German National Center for Tumor Diseases, Protagen Collaborate
News   Jan 17, 2017

The collaboration will investigate the responsiveness to checkpoint inhibitors in melanoma.

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Viruses in Our Genome Impact Gene Expression
Viruses in Our Genome Impact Gene Expression
News   Jan 16, 2017

Retroviruses may have played a significant role in the development of the human brain and various neurological diseases.

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Reassessing the Link Between Incorrect Chromosome Number, Cancer
Reassessing the Link Between Incorrect Chromosome Number, Cancer
News   Jan 16, 2017

Relationship between incorrect chromosome number and cancer is reassessed after surprising experiments.

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