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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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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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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Leaf-Inspired Photomicroreactor Could Power A Step Change In The Chemical Industry

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We talk to Dr. Tim Noel about work and inspiration behind his group's latest design, a photomicroreactor.

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Do You Have A Games Console? You Could Be Solving The Structure Of Proteins

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Sjors Scheres solves the 3D structures of proteins. In this article, he tells us how Cryo-Electron Microscopy is shining new light on the workings of the protein machines in our cells.

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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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