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Tempus, UPenn Team Up to Improve Leukemia Treatment
Tempus, UPenn Team Up to Improve Leukemia Treatment
News   Apr 28, 2017

Tempus has formed a second collaboration with Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center to improve and personalize treatment for patients diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

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Unstable Chromosomes Increase Risk of Cancer Returning
Unstable Chromosomes Increase Risk of Cancer Returning
News   Apr 28, 2017

TRACERx is the first study to look at the evolution of cancer in real time and immense detail.

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Looking for a Better Beer or Single malt Scotch Whiskey?
Looking for a Better Beer or Single malt Scotch Whiskey?
News   Apr 28, 2017

Research could lead to better beer, single malt Scotch whiskey and provide tool for scientists to better understand other crops, including rice and wheat.

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Where Do New Genes Come From?
Where Do New Genes Come From?
News   Apr 28, 2017

New genes are more likely to emerge full-fledged from a genome's non-coding regions — sometimes referred to as "junk" DNA — than many scientists would have expected.

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Stem Cells Edited to Fight Arthritis
Stem Cells Edited to Fight Arthritis
News   Apr 28, 2017

Using CRISPR technology, a team of researchers has rewired stem cells' genetic circuits to produce an anti-inflammatory arthritis drug when the cells encounter inflammation.

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Your Gut Bacteria May Effect Your Response to Chemotherapy Drugs
Your Gut Bacteria May Effect Your Response to Chemotherapy Drugs
News   Apr 27, 2017

UMass Medical School researchers find connection between bacteria and chemotherapy drugs in lab study.

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Genomic Study Links Puberty Timing to Cancer Risk
Genomic Study Links Puberty Timing to Cancer Risk
News   Apr 27, 2017

The largest genomic analysis of puberty timing in men and women conducted to date has identified 389 genetic signals associated with puberty timing, four times the number that were previously known.

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Ensuring Reproducibility in Computational Experiments
Ensuring Reproducibility in Computational Experiments
News   Apr 27, 2017

Scientists have developed a workflow management system that prevents irreproducibility when analyzing large genomics datasets with computers.

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Quick, Sensitive Diagnostic Tests with CRISPR
Quick, Sensitive Diagnostic Tests with CRISPR
News   Apr 26, 2017

Scientists have developed a CRISPR-based tool that can detect tiny amounts of Zika and Dengue virus, distinguish pathogenic bacteria, and identify DNA variations.

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CRISPR and Stem Cells Help Identify New Chlamydia Drug Targets
CRISPR and Stem Cells Help Identify New Chlamydia Drug Targets
News   Apr 26, 2017

Scientists have created an innovative technique for studying how chlamydia invades our immune system, using a combination of gene editing and stem cells.

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