Developing Pain Drugs at a Snail's Pace

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Analogs of Cone Snail venom inhibit pain neurons, but are not addictive like opioid pain drugs.

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The Benefits of Use-and-Throw Instruments

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Anthony Turner, Professor, Linkoping University, tells us about the benefits and applications of use-and-throw instruments.

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Electronic Synapse

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Mimicking synapses in the brain, the artificial synapse is energy efficient and 'learns' with use. It is a new type of electronic architecture that could lead to a more brain-like era of computation.

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PEAKS Studio 8

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PEAKS is the preferred de novo sequencing software for identifying novel peptides and studying unsequenced organisms.

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Deciding When Not To Act On Instinct

Deciding When Not To Act On Instinct

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Scientists uncover neural connection that can prevent us acting on instinct.

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Robots Are the Future of Agricultural Science
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A semiautonomous robot may soon be roaming agricultural fields gathering and transmitting real-time data about the growth and development of crops, information that crop breeders – and eventually farmers – can use to identify the genetic traits in plants likely to produce the greatest yields.

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Two Conditions Combine to Cause Severe Infection
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Researchers have uncovered how two different conditions—a genetic immunodeficiency and delayed acquired immunity—can combine to produce a life-threatening infection.

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The Key to Pancreatic Cancer Survival
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Identification of a protein that appears to help tumour cells become more aggressive could help us to improve cancer therapies.

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