The Accidental Discovery of LSD

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Bicycle Day on the 19th April celebrates the accidental discovery of LSD by Swiss Chemist, Albert Hoffman.

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Genomic Screen of Arabidopsis Paves Way to New Therapies

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Vanderbilt researchers used a global co-expression network approach to map genes to metabolic pathways in Arabidopsis, providing a powerful resource for the development of novel therapies from plants.

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E-Cigarettes and 21st Century Toxicology

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21st Century Toxicology provides a wealth of new technology that can enable faster, more accurate and more physiologically relevant eCigarette product safety assessment. And it avoids the need for animal testing.

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Animal Model For Rare Brain Disease H-ABC Found

Animal Model For Rare Brain Disease H-ABC Found

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Professor Ian Duncan describes his 29-year quest to understand the root-cause of a brain disease he identified in rats, and in doing so has found the link to a fatal and rare childhood brain disease in humans, H-ABC. Meaning the development of a cure is now possible.

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Malaria Parasite Protein Shows Promise as Cancer Therapeutic
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A drug created from a malaria protein stopped tumour growth of chemotherapy-resistant bladder cancer, offering hope for cancer patients not responding to standard treatments.

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Medical Research Council Scientists Repurpose Two Drugs That arrest neurodegeneration in mice
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MRC researchers have identified two drugs currently used to treat other conditions slow down neurodegeneration in animal models.

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Individualizing Health Care One Byte at a Time
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A framework called PhenomeNET finds disease genes in a patient-specific manner by matching a patient's phenotype (symptoms) to a large database of gene-to-phenotype associations, including those from non-human model organisms.

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