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Evolution of Lyme Disease Testing and Future Perspectives

This article explores the current state of Lyme disease testing and how improvements could be made in the future to improve time to diagnosis.
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Our Teach Me in 10 episodes are either technology, product or service focused. We invite you to explore the further reading and resources provided in the video description if you want to learn more about the content shared in the video – it's as easy as that.
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Targeting Cancer Through Induced Viral Mimicry

Researchers from Sanford Burnham Prebys have been awarded two grants from the National Institutes of Health to study an emerging therapeutic strategy known as viral mimicry. Dr. Charles Spruck and colleagues are working to understand how a specific pathway silences endogenous retroviruses and retrotransposons selectively in breast cancer cells and whether this could expose a vulnerability that could be exploited.
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When Art Meets Science, and Bodies Visualize Antibodies

Inspired by recent research from the laboratory of Albert Heck (Hecklab) at Utrecht University, a unique collaboration emerged with video artists from Sensu and performers from the Aerialettes. This artist impression visualizes how antibodies to combat diseases can be found in our own bodies.
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Transmissible and Transferable Vaccines

What are transmissible and transferable vaccines? How can they be utilized to protect against zoonotic viruses? In this article, Demetria Dickinson explores key concepts and research advances in transmissible and transferable vaccines.
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Sequencing Life on Earth, One Eukaryote at a Time

The Earth BioGenome Project (EBP), described as a “moonshot” project for biology, aims to sequence, catalog and characterize the genomes of the 1.8 million named eukaryotes on Earth, in just 10 years. Technology Networks spoke to the scientists leading the project to learn about its progress and how it will help the Earth's biodiversity crisis.
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Approaches to Preventing Healthcare-Related Infections

This article will explore the problem of nosocomial infections, what causes them and what can be done to treat and prevent them.
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Vaccine Needed for a Disfiguring, Deadly Parasitic Disease

Anthony King reviews the urgent need for a vaccine against Leishmaniasis, a parasitic disease that affects one million individuals per year.
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Tracking Viral Pathogens With Cryo-Electron Tomography

In this article, we will discuss the integration of cryo-electron microscopy into virology research and the unique challenges posed by working with hazardous virus species in biosafety laboratories.

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The Evolving Approach of Targeting Neuroinflammation in Alzheimer's Disease

In this article, we discuss the role of chronic inflammation in Alzheimer's disease and explore the increasing interest in treatments that target neuroinflammation.
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