Stem Cell Drug Screen Yields Potential Alternative to Statins

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New liver stem-cell screen of SPECTRUM compounds suggests cardiac glycosides could be repurposed to treat high cholesterol

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High Purity Plasma Extraction

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To learn about some of the challenges of extracting plasma from blood, and how a recently developed microfluidic device could help overcome some of these, we spoke to Dr. Weihua Li.

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Lab-on-a-Chip to Help Detect Cancer

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In this podcast, we speak to Gustavo Stolovitsky to learn about his career and the work he is doing at IBM Research.

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Frog Slime Peptide as a Universal Vaccine?

Frog Slime Peptide as a Universal Vaccine?

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Emory scientists have discovered a peptide, urumin, in frog slime that disrupts the integrity of the flu virus.

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Crucial ‘Traffic Regulator’ Discovered in Neurons
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MAP2 has been shown to regulate the transport of vital molecules along axons, a finding which could help to better understand neurodegenerative diseases.

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How Cancer Evades the Immune System
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A team of scientists from Singapore has discovered new ways in which cancers can escape the body’s immune system.

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Macrophages Help Maintain A Healthy Heart Rhythm
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In addition to their roles in the immune system of removing pathogens and cellular debris, macrophages have been shown to help maintain cardiac conduction.

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