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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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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Cancer Cells Force Normal Cells to Act Like Viruses, Helping Tumors Spread

Cancer Cells Force Normal Cells to Act Like Viruses, Helping Tumors Spread

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Researchers reveal how cancer cells force normal cells to act like viruses – allowing tumors to grow, resist treatment, and spread.

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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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CRISPR Reveals New Targets for Promising Cancer Drugs
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Novel screening method identifies new drug targets that could potentially enhance the effectiveness of PD-1 checkpoint inhibitors, a promising new class of cancer immunotherapy.

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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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