Neurons Signal Spinal Cord Vascularisation

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A study in zebrafish reveals neurons play an important role in signaling blood vessel growth.

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Regenerative Medicine: Repairing Rather than Replacing

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We take a look at the development of some advanced regenerative medicine treatments that incorporate tissue transplants, drugs, and genetic engineering.

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Seven days in science - 24 Feb 2017

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

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From Cajal To Now

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We compare the pioneering drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal with modern-day images from the same brain areas.

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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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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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Rapid Detection of Ebola
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A new, cost-effective technique has been developed which can detect Ebola within minutes, and could be used for real-time detection of the virus.

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Obesity Reprogrammes Muscle Stem Cells
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DNA methylation in muscle stem cells has been shown to be more common in obese than non-obese mice.

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Reversing Blood Stem Cell Ageing
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The function of young blood stem cells has been recreated by reprogramming functionally old cells, highlighting the potential of treating diseases such as anaemia and leukaemia.

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