15 Best Signs from the March for Science

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We take a look at a selection of the best signs from the March for Science.

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Genomic Screen of Arabidopsis Paves Way to New Therapies

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Vanderbilt researchers used a global co-expression network approach to map genes to metabolic pathways in Arabidopsis, providing a powerful resource for the development of novel therapies from plants.

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A Genetic Scalpel for Modifying the Bacteria in Your Gut

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Yale University researchers have developed new methods for regulating gene activity in a widespread group of microbiome bacteria in the gut of living mice.

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Seven days in science - 21 April 2017

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Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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A Promising Model for a Devastating Genetic Deficiency
A Promising Model for a Devastating Genetic Deficiency
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Study describes how a complete knockout of the Ngly1 gene in mice leads to death just before birth, which can be partially rescued by the second knockout of another gene called Engase.

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Working Out Which Therapy is Best for Treating Metastatic Cancer
Working Out Which Therapy is Best for Treating Metastatic Cancer
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A new laboratory technique can rapidly test the effectiveness of treatments for life-threatening breast cancer metastases in bone.

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Diet Therapy Could Be Effective at Starving Cancer
Diet Therapy Could Be Effective at Starving Cancer
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Cutting out certain amino acids – the building blocks of proteins – from the diet of mice slows tumour growth and prolongs survival, according to new research published in Nature.

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A Breath Test for Lung Cancer
A Breath Test for Lung Cancer
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A new test for the early detection of lung cancer measures tiny changes in the composition of the breath.

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Reversing Gene Damage to Treat Blindness
Reversing Gene Damage to Treat Blindness
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n mouse models, advanced gene editing tool reprogrammed photoreceptor rods to mutation-resistant cones.

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How Cancer Evades the Immune System
How Cancer Evades the Immune System
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A team of scientists from Singapore has discovered new ways in which cancers can escape the body’s immune system.

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