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The Need To Scale Single-Cell Functional Studies

Kathrin Herbst reviews the pros and cons of various single-cell technologies and discusses the need to move to functional readouts in the future.
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Vitamin D – What's the Latest Research?

What's the latest research surrounding how vitamin D affects our health? This article dives into how vitamin D deficiency has been linked to increased cancer mortality and more.
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What Role Does Beauty Have in the World of Science?

In this interview, Dr. Brandon Vaidyanathan describes what is meant by “beauty” in science, how it can be studied and the implications of such research.
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Genetic Modification Techniques and Applications

Manipulating genetics has helped mankind in numerous ways. In this article, we consider genetic modification strategies, including genome editing and genetic engineering, the techniques used to achieve them and purposes to which they are applied.
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There’s More to the Vagus Nerve Than “Rest and Digest”

Professor Nils Kroemer outlines a theory that vagal afferent pathway helps to support transitions between different survival modes, and regulates reward signaling.
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The Issue of Inheritance in Epigenome Editing

Epigenome editing has emerged as a tool that would likely pose fewer ethical issues compared to the permanence of genome editing. However, emerging research is demonstrating that epigenetic changes might be heritable, at least in some organisms.
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Exploring Psychedelics With Boris Heifets

Technology Networks invited Dr. Heifets, assistant professor at the Stanford School of Medicine, to an Ask Me Anything session to answer your questions about psychedelics.
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Discover How To Publish in High-Ranking Journals With Barbara Cheifet

Technology Networks invited chief editor at Nature Biotechnology, Barbara Cheifet, to an Ask Me Anything session to answer questions about the biggest challenges in scientific publishing and how to get work published in high-ranking journals.
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Biotech and Pharma’s Carbon Impact: Insights From My Green Lab

Using data provided by Intercontinental Exchange, My Green Lab has produced a report providing key insights into the current state of the sector’s carbon emissions. James Connelly highlights some of the key findings and their significance.
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Why Tackling Neurodegeneration Requires Global Partnerships

Neurodegenerative diseases are characterized by synapse dysfunction and the aggregation of proteins in the brain, which ultimately lead to neuronal loss. This article will review the studies and methods powering our growing understanding of the mechanisms behind neurodegenerative disease.
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