Positive Allosteric Modulator Improves Neurodegenerative Outcomes

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Global collaboration shows positive allosteric modulation of M1 Muscarinic receptors slows prion neurodegeneration and restores memory loss.

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Using CRISPR to Supercharge Cancer-Killing Immune Cells

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CRISPR/Cas9 editing of T cell genomes enables better-targeted incorporation of Chimeric Antigen Receptor CD19, improving therapeutic efficacy.

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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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Deciding When Not To Act On Instinct

Deciding When Not To Act On Instinct

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

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Heart-on-a-Chip Models Heart's Response to Stress
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The I-Wire Heart-on-a-Chip controls the mechanical force applied to cardiac cells, enabling the heart's response to stress to be studied.

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Tyres From Trees
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Researchers from The University of Minnesota have developed a way of generating Isoprene, a key molecule in car tyres, from biomass.

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UK Needs Scale-Up of Greener Tech
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A report, commissioned by Professor Minton’s BBSRC-funded network of gas fermentation specialists C1net, says the UK should do more to increase the production of this 'gas-eating' microbial technology which could capture a large percentage of industrial waste gas from our factories and landfill for biofuel use.

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