Magnetic MicroRNAs Could Help Treat Incontinence

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An unlikely combination of magnets and MicroRNAs might be a novel treatment for constipation and incontinence patients.

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4 Challenges in Proteome Analysis

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Proteomics is a rapidly expanding field, aided by improvements in instrumentation accuracy and sensitivity, size and affordability. Whilst it is a valuable tool in the quest for improved understanding, diagnosis and treatment, a number of areas are proving problematic. In this list, we will discuss some of the challenges that researchers come up against in proteome analysis.

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Researchers Zoom in on DNA Code Being Read in Cells

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Scientists have unveiled incredible images of how the DNA code is read and interpreted – revealing new detail about one of the fundamental processes of life. The mechanism for reading DNA and decoding it to build proteins for their needs is common to all animals and plants, and is often hijacked by cancer. The discovery of exactly how the molecular mechanism works, could open up new approaches to cancer treatment.

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11 Milestones in Plant Genetics

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This list brings together 11 of the biggest milestones and innovations in modern agricultural biotechnology.

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Next Generation Sequencing Takes a Leap Forward in 2018

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We spoke to Thermo Fisher Scientific's Andy Felton to find out more about the latest advancements in Next Generation Sequencing.

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The BuzzBuster: Could Gene Silencing Help Silence the Housefly?

The BuzzBuster: Could Gene Silencing Help Silence the Housefly?

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Gene silencing dsRNA technology can reduce housefly fertility, showing promise as a pest-control method.

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CRISPR Technology Used to Make Stem Cells
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In a world first, CRISPR genome editing has been used to reprogram skin cells to function as pluripotent stem cells.

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Single Blood Test 'CancerSEEK' Screens for Eight Cancer Types
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Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center researchers developed a single blood test that screens for eight common cancer types and helps identify the location of the cancer.

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Watch: Genome Packaging Revealed in Unprecedented Detail
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A new study has answered century-old questions about how chromosome folding occurs.

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