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New Synthetic Molecule Effective Against Superbugs

A synthetic antibiotic molecule can kill drug-resistant strains of superbugs such as Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. This could help to tackle the issue of drug-resistant infections, which has been growing worldwide.
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Erectile Dysfunction Drug Could Help Treat Oxygen-Deprived Newborns

Treatments to help babies who run out of oxygen during pregnancy or at birth are limited. Therapeutic hypothermia is the only option used to prevent brain damage in such cases, but 29% of babies who receive it still develop neurological sequelae.
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Inhalable Lung Cancer Therapy Shows Promise in Animal Study

Columbia Biomedical Engineer Ke Cheng has developed a technique that uses inhalation of exosomes, or nanobubbles, to directly deliver IL-12 mRNA to the lungs of mice.
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Treatment Improves Mesothelioma Survival in Trial

An innovative treatment significantly increases the survival of people with malignant mesothelioma, according to results from a clinical trial.
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Acidic Insights into ATP Synthase Function

A collaborative effort resulted in a promising study toward a better understanding of mitochondrial adenosine triphosphate (ATP) synthase.
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Agent Orange Exposure Mirrors Alzheimer's Impact on Brain Tissue

Exposure to Agent Orange, a herbicide used in the Vietnam War, has been shown to mirror the effect of Alzheimer's disease on the brain.
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New Insights Into Menopause-Linked Migraines

Higher risk of heart issues and stroke only seen in those with long-term hot flashes, night sweats and migraines; earlier focus on cardiovascular risk reduction and migraine care needed.
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Watch These Apes Playfully Teasing Each Other Just Like Humans

Since language is not required for playful teasing, similar kinds of teasing might be present in non-human animals. Now cognitive biologists and primatologists have documented playful teasing in four species of great apes.
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AI Tool Can Predict the Role of Unknown Proteins

Powered by logic and large language models, DeepGO-SE predicts the biological role of proteins and could be used to aid drug discovery.
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Cannabis Extract Slows Melanoma Growth in Study

A cannabis extract has shown positive results in slowing down melanoma cell growth and increasing cell death rates, a new in-vitro study finds.
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