Large-Scale Production of Living Brain Cells Enables Entirely New Research

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After performing a biopsy on the patient, the skin cells are transformed into brain cells that effectively imitate the disease and the age of the patient.

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Edith Heard Unanimously Selected as Next Director General of EMBL

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At its 53rd meeting yesterday, EMBL Council selected Edith Heard as the organization’s fifth Director General. Heard’s mandate is scheduled to begin 1 January 2019.

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8 Stories of Lab Safety Gone Wrong

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Read about eight incidents from which we can all learn important lessons about lab safety.

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Cell Recycling System Offers Therapeutic Entry Point for Rare Disease Treatment

Cell Recycling System Offers Therapeutic Entry Point for Rare Disease Treatment

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Scientists have demonstrated how an investigational drug works against a rare, fatal genetic disease, Niemann-Pick type C1 (NPC1).

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Tiny “Tornado” Boosts Performance of Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry
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Known as Dry Ion Localization and Locomotion (DRILL), the new device creates a swirling flow that can separate electrospray droplets depending on their size.

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Researchers Develop New Method to Generate Human Antibodies
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Researchers hope their approach will help researchers rapidly generate therapeutic antibodies for the treatment of infectious diseases and other conditions such as cancer.

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U.S. Study of Dapivirine Ring in Lactating Women Finds Little Drug Gets Into Breast Milk
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The antiretroviral drug dapivirine that is released from an experimental vaginal ring to protect against HIV is absorbed in very low concentrations into breastmilk.

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