Big Genetics in BC: The American Society for Human Genetics 2016 Meeting

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Themes at this year's meeting ranged from the verification, validation, and sharing of data, to the translation of laboratory findings into actionable clinical results.

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10 Failed Scientific Predictions

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Here we take a look at some of the most famous scientific predictions that were shown to be a little wide of the mark.

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Chemists Tie Tightest Knot Ever!

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Scientists at The University of Manchester have produced the most tightly knotted physical structure ever known – a scientific achievement which has the potential to create a new generation of advanced materials.

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Leaf-Inspired Continuous-Flow Photochemistry

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

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Clinical Trial Outcomes Influenced By Financial Ties Between Researchers And Companies

Clinical Trial Outcomes Influenced By Financial Ties Between Researchers And Companies

Research published in BMJ looked at a cross section of clinical trials from 2013 and describes a positive correlation between positive study outcomes and financial links between authors and drug companies.

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Yeast Programmed to Convert Plant Sugars into Oils

MIT engineers have genetically reprogrammed a strain of yeast so that it converts sugars to fats much more efficiently, an advance that could make possible the renewable production of high-energy fuels such as diesel

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The German National Center for Tumor Diseases, Protagen Collaborate

The collaboration will investigate the responsiveness to checkpoint inhibitors in melanoma.

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Brain-on-a-Chip Models Brain Connectivity

Researchers from Harvard University demonstrate the potential of the chip to model neurological and psychiatric diseases.

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