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Protein That Coordinates Expression of Hundreds of Genes is Altered in Autism
Protein That Coordinates Expression of Hundreds of Genes is Altered in Autism
News   Aug 17, 2018

Study indicates that a defect in CPEB4 could be the link between environmental factors that alter brain development and the genes that determine susceptibility to autism

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Autism Linked to Egg Cells' Difficulty Creating Large Proteins
Autism Linked to Egg Cells' Difficulty Creating Large Proteins
News   Aug 17, 2018

Genetic factors underlying fragile X syndrome, and potentially from other autism-related disorders, stem from defects in the cell's ability to create unusually large protein structures

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Blood Test Could Identify Women at Risk for Gestational Diabetes
Blood Test Could Identify Women at Risk for Gestational Diabetes
News   Aug 17, 2018

Early screening could allow for lifestyle changes before gestational diabetes develops.

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World’s Oldest Cheese Found in Egyptian Tomb
World’s Oldest Cheese Found in Egyptian Tomb
News   Aug 16, 2018

Aging usually improves the flavor of cheese, but that’s not why some very old cheese discovered in an Egyptian tomb is drawing attention. Instead, it’s thought to be the most ancient solid cheese ever found.

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First-of-its-Kind Parkinson’s Disease Biomarker Guidelines Invigorates Drive for Treatments
First-of-its-Kind Parkinson’s Disease Biomarker Guidelines Invigorates Drive for Treatments
News   Aug 16, 2018

These guidelines aim to improve Parkinson's treatment development and collaboration, and provide research principles.

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Protein Pair Provide Immune Insight
Protein Pair Provide Immune Insight
News   Aug 16, 2018

An unexpected discovery in two disease-linked proteins could shed light on human immune system disorders, including a rare and often fatal childhood disease called hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH).



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How RUNX Proteins Run the Show in DNA Repair
How RUNX Proteins Run the Show in DNA Repair
News   Aug 16, 2018

A study by researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore has revealed that RUNX proteins are integral to efficient DNA repair via the Fanconi Anemia (FA) pathway.

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A DIY 'Just-add-water' Malaria Detection Kit is Ready to Launch
A DIY 'Just-add-water' Malaria Detection Kit is Ready to Launch
News   Aug 16, 2018

A 'just-add-water' diagnostic test for malaria has been designed by Australian scientists, and it's ready to go.

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Viruses Spread their Net Through Adaptation
Viruses Spread their Net Through Adaptation
News   Aug 15, 2018

New research shows how MERS-CoV can adapt to infect cells of a new species, which suggests that other coronaviruses might be able to do the same.

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Uncoupling Obesity from Diabetes
Uncoupling Obesity from Diabetes
News   Aug 15, 2018

About 422 million people around the world, including more than 30 million Americans, have diabetes. Obesity is the most significant risk factor for type 2 diabetes. yet about 30 percent of obese people do not develop type 2 diabetes or other metabolic conditions. New research aims to understand on a cellular level, how this separation occurs.

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