RNA sequencing with nanopore technology

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New: nanopore for RNA sequencing. Sequence complete RNA strands directly and in real-time. Or, cDNA ‘strand-switching’ protocol also allows full-length sequencing of cDNA, either with or without PCR amplification.

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CRISPRa: A universal "on switch" to identify functional gene enhancers

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CRISPRa is a widely applicable tool for untying genetic interactions in all kinds of cells and could be used to build functional regulatory maps of the human genome.

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Personalised Medicine: Transforming lives one diagnosis at a time

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No longer confined to research projects and blue sky thinking, personalised medicine is having an impact in the real world, providing smarter diagnosis, guiding treatment decisions and producing better outcomes.

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Forensic Evidence Shows Newfoundland was Populated Multiple Times by Distinct Groups

Forensic Evidence Shows Newfoundland was Populated Multiple Times by Distinct Groups

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Analysis of tiny amounts of bone or teeth from ancient remains showed that groups of indigenous people from Newfoundland had distinct population histories.

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Scientists Develop a Synthetic Solution to Combat Dwindling Supply of Cancer and HIV Drug
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Supplies of a promising drug for cancer, HIV and possibly other diseases is dwindling, and scientists have struggled to extract more from the marine creatures who produce it. Now, chemists have a synthetic solution.

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Arsenic Trioxide Could Extend Lives of Patients with Aggressive Brain Cancer
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Arsenic trioxide could be a powerful therapy that could extend the lives of certain glioblastoma patients by as much as three to four times the median expectation.

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Overexpression of a Cell-cycle Activator Gene Enhances Repair of Dead Heart Muscle
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Biomedical engineers report a significant advance in efforts to repair a damaged heart after a heart attack, using grafted heart-muscle cells to create a repair patch.

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