Quiz: 7 Days in Science -28th April 2017

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From Whales to Marches to Super-Charged Booze.

Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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Medical Research Council Scientists Repurpose Two Drugs That Arrest Neurodegeneration in Mice

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MRC researchers have identified two drugs currently used to treat other conditions slow down neurodegeneration in animal models.

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Genomic Screen of Arabidopsis Paves Way to New Therapies

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Vanderbilt researchers used a global co-expression network approach to map genes to metabolic pathways in Arabidopsis, providing a powerful resource for the development of novel therapies from plants.

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15 Best Signs from the March for Science

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We take a look at a selection of the best signs from the March for Science.

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Femto-second Screening Machine can Read and Separate Proteins

Femto-second Screening Machine can Read and Separate Proteins

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Femto and picosecond laser scanning and screening in flow cytometers enable visualization of protein crystalline structure.

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Sleeping Pills Linked to Increased Incidence of Hip Fracture, in the Elderly
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Newly prescribed hypnotics have been linked with an increased risk of hip fracture in the elderly.

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New Technique Makes Bones Transparent
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The new technique enables researchers to observe stem cells inside bones and could lead to breakthroughs in discovering drugs for diseases such as osteoporosis.

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Antidepressants Unlock Blood-Brain Barrier Aiding CNS Drug Entry
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NIH researchers find pairing CNS drugs with amitriptyline enhances their delivery to the brain.

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