HPV-Positive Oropharyngeal Cancers: Predicting Treatment Response Using ddPCR

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During this year’s AACR Annual Meeting we spoke to Julianna Supplee, Research Technician at the Robert and Renée Belfer Center for Applied Cancer Science at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, to learn more about the team’s most recent study on the use of plasma HPV cell-free DNA as an early predictor of treatment response in patients with advanced oropharyngeal cancer.

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Prof. Ed Boyden Discusses Tool Development in Biology

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Adam interviews Prof. Ed Boyden, Y. Eva Tan Professor in Neurotechnology at MIT to learn about the different tools his group are developing to further our understanding of biology, not just the brain.

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10 Tips on How to Fall Asleep Fast

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We spend a third of our lives asleep. Good quality sleep is fundamental for our health and well-being. This infographic describes how to improve your sleep health and get to sleep in ten easy steps.

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Answer the challenges of CDS Data integrity - Sterling Pharma Solutions Ltd

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Data integrity continues to be a hot topic for the regulatory agencies in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Milestones in Microbiology Over the Last 7 Decades

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In this list we will highlight some of the less well known but nonetheless ground breaking and important milestones in microbiology from the past seven decades.

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Exosomes Involved in Spread of Alzheimer's Pathology

Exosomes Involved in Spread of Alzheimer's Pathology

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Exosomes can contain amyloid-beta oligomers, which other cells can absorb.

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Gene Therapy Restores Hand Function After Spinal Cord Injury in Rats
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Researchers at King’s College London have shown that rats with spinal cord injuries can re-learn skilled hand movements after being treated with a gene therapy.

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Biometric System Measures Brainwaves, Creates Brain Password
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The “brain password” could have implications in banking, law enforcement, airport security and other areas.

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Early Birds Less Prone to Depression, New Findings Suggest
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Early to bed, early to rise may make women less prone to depression.

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Shaking Hands is Disgusting – Here’s What Else You Can Do

Shaking Hands is Disgusting – Here’s What Else You Can Do

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Lets take a look at the science behind the gesture

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Exploiting the Glycome for Cancer Therapeutics
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The surfaces of cancer cells frequently express different types of glycoproteins, and because healthy cells don’t express these molecules (or do so at a much lower level), there has been significant interest in them as potential anticancer targets. Recent advances suggest we are about to see a resurgence in cancer glycomics.

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Scientists Explore the Molecular Mechanics that Drive us to Sleep
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Scientists describe how phosphorylation of 80 synaptic proteins drives our sleep/wake cycles

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Cisplatin Efficacy: The Importance of Measuring Uptake in Cancer Cells
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Although cisplatin is clinically proven to combat numerous human cancers – bladder, head and neck, lung, ovarian, testicular – resistance to treatment remains a key challenge, and cisplatin patients can often relapse. Having the ability to determine the cellular uptake of cisplatin is key to developing novel strategies to increase tumor cell sensitivity to cisplatin.

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