Seven days in science - 24 Feb 2017

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Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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Plant Power Disables MRSA Bacteria

News

Flavone-rich extract 430D-F5 from the Brazillian peppertree disarms bacteria by quorum quenching.

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Mitochondrial Genetic Switch Important For Parkinson's Disease

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University of Leicester researchers have identified a genetic switch in the energy powerhouses of cells that could be a key target in the treatment of Parkinson's Disease.

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Chemists Tie Tightest Knot Ever!

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Scientists at The University of Manchester have produced the most tightly knotted physical structure ever known – a scientific achievement which has the potential to create a new generation of advanced materials.

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Deciding When Not To Act On Instinct

Deciding When Not To Act On Instinct

News

Scientists uncover neural connection that can prevent us acting on instinct.

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Efficient Single Nucleotide Editing with CRISPR
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IBS scientists succeeded in producing the first transgenic mice using a base editor made of cytidine deaminase fused to CRISPR-Cas9.

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A New Mechanism for Genetic Risk in Schizophrenia
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New research has identified sections of DNA associated with altered regulation of gene expression underlying schizophrenia.

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Richmond Pharmacology Opens New London Centre on Rare Diseases Day
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Richmond Pharmacology, one of the UK’s leading early-phase contract research organisations, have today opened their new research facility in London Bridge.

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