Seven days in science - 24 Feb 2017

Quiz

Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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The Benefits of Use-and-Throw Instruments

Video

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

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MOJO Hormone Found

News

Imperial study shows Kisspeptin mediates increased sexual arousal by boosting activity in brain areas associated with sex and love.

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Leaf-Inspired Continuous-Flow Photochemistry

News

Solar-powered photomicroreactor harnesses Sun's energy for continuous flow photoredox reactions.

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Do You Have A Games Console? You Could Be Solving The Structure Of Proteins

Article

Sjors Scheres solves the 3D structures of proteins. In this article, he tells us how Cryo-Electron Microscopy is shining new light on the workings of the protein machines in our cells.

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Deciding When Not To Act On Instinct

Deciding When Not To Act On Instinct

News

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

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EDH Proteins Reshape Cell Membranes
News

The way that EDH proteins assemble on the surface of a cell and reshape its membrane is being analysed using a multitude of techniques, including crystallography, microscopy and HPLC.

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New Method Uses NMR to Study Metabolism
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A new methodology uses Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) to study cell metabolism.

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Sugar Rots Your Brain
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UK scientists describe link between high blood glucose levels and glycation of MIF, an enzyme involved in the glial immune response to the fibrillary tangles characteristic of Alzheimer's Disease.

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