Seven days in science - 21 April 2017

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Seven days in science - 24 March 2017

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Blood Spatters Reveal Suspect's Age

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A new method of forensic analysis could more accurately predict the age of criminal suspects based on samples of blood and saliva found at crime scenes.

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Eating Cheese Does Not Raise Cholesterol

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Irish people who eat a lot of cheese do not have higher cholesterol levels than those who don’t, according to research carried out at University College Dublin.

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How Cancer Evades the Immune System
How Cancer Evades the Immune System
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A team of scientists from Singapore has discovered new ways in which cancers can escape the body’s immune system.

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Microbial Markers Could Help Diagnose Colorectal Cancer
Microbial Markers Could Help Diagnose Colorectal Cancer
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Researchers have identified specific microbial markers associated with colorectal cancer, which could be used to develop a non-invasive diagnostic test.

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Building Tools to Support TB Research
Building Tools to Support TB Research
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Notre Dame researchers develop combined genetic and analytical method to study TB.

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Extending the Power of cryo-EM
Extending the Power of cryo-EM
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Berkeley Lab researchers develop first 3-D atomic-scale model of P22 virus that identifies the protein interactions crucial for its stability.

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Dieting May Reduce Age Related Changes to the Epigenome
Dieting May Reduce Age Related Changes to the Epigenome
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In mice, dietary restrictions can lead to changes in lipid metabolism, thus increasing the animals' lifespans.

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Biomarker for Tuberculosis Discovered
Biomarker for Tuberculosis Discovered
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The first direct, empirical, blood-based, cow-side test for diagnosing bovine tuberculosis has been discovered.

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