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Detecting Heart Disease with an AI App
Detecting Heart Disease with an AI App
News   Apr 18, 2018

The process of assessing and monitoring heart disease, the leading cause of death in the US, is often expensive and time-consuming. A new app that incorporates pulse data to diagnose arterial changes could simplify the whole process.

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Deceased Data: Should Your Online Remains Be Treated Like Physical Remains?
Deceased Data: Should Your Online Remains Be Treated Like Physical Remains?
News   Apr 18, 2018

In 2018, your death doesn't just leave behind a body. It leaves behind a huge online footprint - your digital remains. A new study asks whether these remains should be treated and respected as a corpse would, and whether museums may provide a blueprint for the preservation process.

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Artificial Antimicrobial Peptides Could Help Overcome Drug-Resistant Bacteria
Artificial Antimicrobial Peptides Could Help Overcome Drug-Resistant Bacteria
News   Apr 17, 2018

Many strains of bacteria have become resistant to existing antibiotics, and very few new drugs have been added to the antibiotic arsenal .Researchers have now developed a promising streamlined approach to developing such drugs using a computer algorithm that mimics the natural process of evolution.

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Google Sex Searches Used to Track Syphilis
Google Sex Searches Used to Track Syphilis
News   Apr 13, 2018

A fascinating study that identified search results or tweets that associated with syphilis was then able to predict syphilis occurrence at a state-wide level.

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Bloodless Revolution in Diabetes Monitoring
Bloodless Revolution in Diabetes Monitoring
News   Apr 13, 2018

Scientists have created a non-invasive, adhesive patch, which promises the measurement of glucose levels through the skin without a finger-prick blood test.

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Understanding a Cell's 'Doorbell': Drug Design Advances are the Research Goal
Understanding a Cell's 'Doorbell': Drug Design Advances are the Research Goal
News   Apr 13, 2018

A multi-institutional project to understand one of the major targets of human drug design has produced new insights into how structural communication works in a cell component called a G protein-coupled receptor.

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Training Computers to Trace Brain Cells
Training Computers to Trace Brain Cells
News   Apr 13, 2018

Identifying structures in brain cells generally requires a long and potentially damaging process of staining to enable particular features to be picked out. Now, researchers are training computers to do the grunt work for them.

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Catching a Big Fish Genome Requires Big Data
Catching a Big Fish Genome Requires Big Data
News   Apr 12, 2018

After completing a 685 million piece genomic puzzle, researchers have put together the genome of the California Yellowtail, a fish with huge potential tfor fishing in the US.

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Lonza Opens World’s Largest Dedicated Cell-and-Gene-Therapy Manufacturing Facility in Texas
Lonza Opens World’s Largest Dedicated Cell-and-Gene-Therapy Manufacturing Facility in Texas
News   Apr 12, 2018

First-of-its-kind, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility with capacity to produce treatment for thousands of patients suffering from rare genetic disorders or life-threatening diseases.

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Quartzy and Lab Launch Inc. Partnership to Help New Labs
Quartzy and Lab Launch Inc. Partnership to Help New Labs
News   Apr 11, 2018

Quartzy, a free online lab supply management and ordering platform, will now be made available to Lab Launch Inc. labs, which will provide new labs with software and equipment.

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