The Birth of Hallucinomics?

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Bryan Roth's lab at UNC-Chapel Hill have solved the structure of the LSD-bound serotonin receptor. The work took several years to produce but could open up therapeutic approaches in the treatment of stress and headaches.

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Mitochondrial Genetic Switch Important For Parkinson's Disease

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University of Leicester researchers have identified a genetic switch in the energy powerhouses of cells that could be a key target in the treatment of Parkinson's Disease.

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Innate Mathematics

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Researchers from the University of Rochester compared humans' and rhesus monkeys' performance at simple mathematic tasks and showed that understanding 'quantity' is a concept conserved through evolution.

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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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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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