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How do Poison Frogs Protect Themselves Against Their Own Neurotoxin?
How do Poison Frogs Protect Themselves Against Their Own Neurotoxin?
News   Sep 22, 2017

Scientists are a step closer to resolving a related head-scratcher, how do these frogs keep from poisoning themselves?

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Cancer Cells’ Energy Source Blocked by Natural Compound
Cancer Cells’ Energy Source Blocked by Natural Compound
News   Sep 22, 2017

Researchers have not only untangled an unusual wiring system that cancer cells use for carbohydrate metabolism, but also identified a natural compound that appears to selectively shut down this system in laboratory studies.

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Machine Learning to Increase the Pace of Brain Imaging Analysis
Machine Learning to Increase the Pace of Brain Imaging Analysis
News   Sep 21, 2017

New approach could allow doctors or researchers to quickly identify the data they need, and then rapidly fill in the fine details, making the process faster and more accurate.

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Human Microbiome Project: Millions of New Genes Identified
Human Microbiome Project: Millions of New Genes Identified
News   Sep 21, 2017

A new study of the human microbiome, the trillions of microbial organisms that live on and within our bodies, has uncovered millions of previously unknown genes.

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Unchained Labs Unveils LEA 9 Software Making Workflows Easy
Unchained Labs Unveils LEA 9 Software Making Workflows Easy
News   Sep 21, 2017

Unchained Labs, the life sciences company that’s all about getting biologics researchers the right tool for the job, released its LEA 9 software, making Freeslate and Junior automation systems way more accessible.

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Vapourtec Collaboration with NPM Drives New Flow Technology
Vapourtec Collaboration with NPM Drives New Flow Technology
News   Sep 20, 2017

Flow chemistry engineering specialists Vapourtec (UK) have been engaged in a successful collaboration with New Path Molecular Research Ltd (NPM), focusing on the development of new reactor technology and methods for peptide synthesis.

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Promising Gonorrhea Vaccine Candidates Identified
Promising Gonorrhea Vaccine Candidates Identified
News   Sep 20, 2017

Researchers at Oregon State University have identified a pair of proteins that show promise as the basis for a gonorrhea vaccine.

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New Software Allows Mobile Monitoring of Breathing Problems
New Software Allows Mobile Monitoring of Breathing Problems
News   Sep 20, 2017

Researchers have developed new software that makes it possible to use low-cost, thermal cameras attached to mobile phones to track how fast a person is breathing.

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Ancient Genes Take on New Functions as Master Regulators
Ancient Genes Take on New Functions as Master Regulators
News   Sep 19, 2017

Researchers find that about 60 lncRNA genes in mammals – or 2% to 3% of lncRNAs shared by humans and other mammalian species – appear to be derived from ancestral, protein-coding genes.

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Metabolic Classification of Human Hepatoblastoma Uncovered
Metabolic Classification of Human Hepatoblastoma Uncovered
News   Sep 18, 2017

EPFL scientists have now found metabolic differences between hepatoblastoma subtypes, and identified several biomarkers that can help obtain more accurate subtyping of the disease.

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