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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Integrating Electronics with the Human Body

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Recipient of this year’s IEEE EMBS Trailblazer Award, Dr. Rogers tells us a little about his career and the work his lab is doing to develop biocompatible electronics such as the Lab on the Skin.

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The Big Fat Science Quiz of the Year 2016

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Test your knowledge of the biggest breakthroughs and announcements from the world of science last year.

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Disrupted GPS In Alzheimer's Linked To Tau Pathology In Entorhinal Cortex

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Pathological Tau kills excitatory neurons on entorhinal cortex leading to misalignment of grid fields and deterioration of spatial cognition.

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Benchtop Concentrator Enhances Forensic Sample Preparation

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A paper by UK researchers describes using a miVac DNA concentrator from Genevac to provide reliable and efficient sample preparation in the development of a novel forensic method to detect diclofenac residues in vultures and livestock animals.

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Neurodegeneration Linked To Concussion

Neurodegeneration Linked To Concussion

Researchers provide evidence that mild traumatic brain injury is associated with greater neurodegeneration and reduced memory performance in people genetically at risk of Alzheimer's Disease.

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Breast Tumours Evolve to Make Their Own "Fuel Supply"

Scientists have discovered why a type of breast cancer drug stops working in some patients.

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Nanoscience and Magnetic Fields Used in Biochemical Tests

Cutting-edge nanoscience has been combined with a magnetic phenomenon discovered more than 170 years ago to create a method for speedy medical tests. The discovery, if commercialized, could lead to faster test results for HIV, Lyme disease, syphilis, rotavirus and other infectious conditions.

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PPMO Has the Ability to Stop Resistance to Antibiotics

The molecule PPMO, short for peptide-conjugated phosphorodiamidate morpholino oligomer combats New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase, or NDM-1. It’s accompanied by additional genes that encode resistance to most if not all antibiotics.

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