7 Projects That Are Harnessing the Power of Big Data

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This list highlights 7 enormous projects that are harnessing the power of big data to solve big problems in science.

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Thaw, Plate, Incubate: Cryopreserved Hepatocyte Thawing and Plating Instructions

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This video guide provides step-by-step instructions on the proper way to thaw, plate, and incubate cryopreserved hepatocytes for optimal results.

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Lissencephaly Modeled in a Dish for the First Time

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Researchers describe how cells from patients with the severe developmental disease lissencephaly differ from healthy cells. The method can provide vital new knowledge on difficult-to-study congenital diseases.

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Discovery Provides Hope for New Vaccine Against Flesh-eating Bacteria
Discovery Provides Hope for New Vaccine Against Flesh-eating Bacteria
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Researchers at Houston Methodist have solved a 100-year-old mystery, providing them a possible key to unlock a pathway for treating diseases caused by flesh-eating bacteria.

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Developing a Gene Therapy for Deaf Patients
Developing a Gene Therapy for Deaf Patients
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OSU researchers have taken an important step toward gene therapy for deaf patients by developing a way to better study a large protein essential for hearing and finding a truncated version of it.

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Hits for a Novel Drug Target Identified for Depression and Pain
Hits for a Novel Drug Target Identified for Depression and Pain
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Novel small molecules have been identified that might be transformed into a new medical treatment of depression and/or even the potential in the treatment of pain.

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CRISPR Reveals the Sugary Secrets of the Cancer-related Notch Protein
CRISPR Reveals the Sugary Secrets of the Cancer-related Notch Protein
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New research shows that the fucose and glucose modifications serve as quality-control markers that allow Notch to be transported to its final destination in the cell membrane.

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Metabolic Classification of Human Hepatoblastoma Uncovered
Metabolic Classification of Human Hepatoblastoma Uncovered
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EPFL scientists have now found metabolic differences between hepatoblastoma subtypes, and identified several biomarkers that can help obtain more accurate subtyping of the disease.

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Autism Risk Higher if Pregnant Mothers Have Infection Requiring Hospitalization
Autism Risk Higher if Pregnant Mothers Have Infection Requiring Hospitalization
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Studies have shown that mothers who experience an infection severe enough to require hospitalization during pregnancy are at higher risk of having a child with autism.

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