Seven days in science - 24 Feb 2017

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A Treasure Trove of Genetic Variation

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Researchers have completed the most comprehensive analysis of the wheat genome to date, providing new hope for the improvement of this vital crop.

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Gene-Editing Improves Vision in Blind Rats

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Scientists developed a targeted gene-replacement technique that can modify genes in both dividing and non-dividing cells in living animals.

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Seven days in science - 17 Feb 2017

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Tachykinin Could Hold Key To Fat Burning

Tachykinin Could Hold Key To Fat Burning

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Study in C.elegans identifies tachykinin as the hormonal link between serotonin production in the brain and fat burn in the periphery.

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Obesity Reprogrammes Muscle Stem Cells
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DNA methylation in muscle stem cells has been shown to be more common in obese than non-obese mice.

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Reversing Blood Stem Cell Ageing
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The function of young blood stem cells has been recreated by reprogramming functionally old cells, highlighting the potential of treating diseases such as anaemia and leukaemia.

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Using CRISPR to Supercharge Cancer-Killing Immune Cells
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CRISPR/Cas9 editing of T cell genomes enables better-targeted incorporation of Chimeric Antigen Receptor CD19, improving therapeutic efficacy.

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