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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Simple Method for Synthesizing Boronic Acid-Based Drugs

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Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a broad and strikingly easy method for synthesizing Boronic acid-based drugs.

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15 Best Signs from the March for Science

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We take a look at a selection of the best signs from the March for Science.

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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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Class B G-Protein-Coupled Receptor Structure Solved by Cryo-EM

Class B G-Protein-Coupled Receptor Structure Solved by Cryo-EM

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Researchers at Monash University solve structure of drug target for osteoperosis, diabetes and obesity.

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More Than 3 Cups of Coffee Per Day Lowers Prostate Cancer Risk
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Study sheds light on a hotly debated field: the role of coffee in relation to prostate cancer and, specifically, the action of caffeine.

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Ensure Reproducibility in Computational Experiments
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Scientists have developed a workflow management system that prevents irreproducibility when analyzing large genomics datasets with computers.

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Genomic Study Links Puberty Timing to Cancer Risk
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The largest genomic analysis of puberty timing in men and women conducted to date has identified 389 genetic signals associated with puberty timing, four times the number that were previously known.

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