Seven days in science - 17 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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MOJO Hormone Found

News

Imperial study shows Kisspeptin mediates increased sexual arousal by boosting activity in brain areas associated with sex and love.

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Plant Power Disables MRSA Bacteria

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

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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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What Rings Do Medicinal Chemists Use, And Why?

Poster

Investigation into the most common ring system and substitution patterns in the recent medicinal chemistry literature, as derived from the ChEMBL database.

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Successful Vasalgel™ Trial In Monkeys

Successful Vasalgel™ Trial In Monkeys

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Intravas injection of Vasalgel™ in rhesus monkeys is 100% effective. Treatment could replace vasectomies in humans as side effects are minimal and it is reversible.

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Building Better Cancer Models
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Study shows that the aberrant genetic signatures found in aggressive cancers are not random but reflect selective forces in tumor evolution.

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A One Two Punch for Brain Cancer
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A promising combination of immunotherapies for brain cancer tumours has demonstrated a high cure rate in mice.

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Rapid HIV Nanosensor 100,000 Times More Sensitive Than Current Tests
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Nanomechanical optoplasmonic HIV test is 100,000 times more sensitive than current clinical testing methods. It can detect the presence of the virus within the first week of infection, and takes just 4.5hours to complete.

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