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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Femto-second Screening Machine can Read and Separate Proteins

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Femto and picosecond laser scanning and screening in flow cytometers enable visualization of protein crystalline structure.

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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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Marching for Science in London

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Hear from the organisers, speakers, and protesters at London's March for Science.

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Antisense Oligonucleotide Shows Promise in Treatment of ALS and Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 2

Antisense Oligonucleotide Shows Promise in Treatment of ALS and Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 2

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Two teams investigated whether an antisense oligonucleotide drug that turns off the ATXN2 gene could be used as a potential therapy in mouse models of these diseases.

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Sleeping Pills Linked to Increased Incidence of Hip Fracture, in the Elderly
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Newly prescribed hypnotics have been linked with an increased risk of hip fracture in the elderly.

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New Technique Makes Bones Transparent
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The new technique enables researchers to observe stem cells inside bones and could lead to breakthroughs in discovering drugs for diseases such as osteoporosis.

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Antidepressants Unlock Blood-Brain Barrier Aiding CNS Drug Entry
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NIH researchers find pairing CNS drugs with amitriptyline enhances their delivery to the brain.

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