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Blood Protein Protects against Neuronal Damage after Brain Hemorrhage
News   Oct 22, 2019

Researchers have discovered a protein that can protect against brain damage after a hemorrhage.

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Better Together - Quest Towards Open Access Publication
News   Oct 18, 2019

Not-for-profit Jisc and the Microbiology Society announce a pilot transitional open access agreement. The "Publish and Read" deal will allow researchers at participating institutions to publish an unlimited number of open-access articles, as well as access to the society’s full portfolio in return for a cost neutral fixed fee.

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Metabolic Dysfunction Could Be a Potential Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease
News   Oct 18, 2019

A team of researchers led by Yale-NUS College has found evidence that metabolic dysfunction is a primary cause of Alzheimer's disease.

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A Focused Method for Reconstructing Protein Evolution
News   Oct 18, 2019

Scientists have developed a new, more focused approach to reconstructing protein evolution.

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It Is Possible to Extend Life Without Any Genetic Modification, Study Suggests
News   Oct 18, 2019

Given the relationship between telomeres and ageing - telomeres shorten throughout life, so older organisms have shorter telomeres -, scientists launched a study generating mice in which 100% of their cells had hyper-long telomeres.

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Time To Say Goodbye… to the “Household Measure” BMI?
News   Oct 17, 2019

A new study published in PLOS Biology sees an international collaboration of academia and industry experts introduce a novel "revolutionary" approach towards personalized and precision biomedicine, moving away from the "classic" morphometric BMI.

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The Secret Is in Our Saliva
News   Oct 17, 2019

Two million years of eating meat and cooked food may have helped humans shift further from other great apes on the evolutionary tree. The evidence is in our saliva.

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The Intricate Way Two Proteins Interact To Promote Cell Movement Unveiled
News   Oct 17, 2019

When cells in our bodies need to move, cellular proteins send and receive a cascade of signals that directs the cells to the right place at the right time. A team of researchers led by the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute has shed light on a key driver of this process.

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Study Finds Commercially Available Antibodies Are Not Binding Their Target
News   Oct 16, 2019

In a new study, researchers have tested the binding specificity of commercial antibodies to the C9ORF72 protein, and explored a novel validation approach.

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Will a Next-generation Therapy for Diabetes Soon Be Available?
News   Oct 16, 2019

In order to improve diabetes therapy, researchers at the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, have identified a protein called S100A9 which, under certain conditions, seems to act as a blood sugar and lipid regulator while avoiding the most harmful side effects of insulin.

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