Astrocytes Set the Pace of Our Body Clocks

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Researchers at the MRC's Laboratory of Molecular Biology have identified a brain microcircuit involving astrocytes which regulates the 24-hour sleep/wake cycle of the bo

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Investigating the Adaptability of Cells in Space

Article

We spoke to Prof. Oliver Ullirch to learn about the TRIPLE LUX A experiment, and some of the challenges of designing experiments to take place in space.

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Novel Tools for Cellular Biomechanics

Life In Science

Dr. Wan tells us about his career and the work his lab is doing to advance understanding of cellular biomechanics using microfluidics.

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A Lab in the Palm of Your Hand?

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Two Pore Guys makes a digital, hand-held testing platform that's as accurate as medical lab equipment, but is as inexpensive and easy to use as a blood glucose monitor.

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White Blood Cells Prevent Diabetes and Hypertension

White Blood Cells Prevent Diabetes and Hypertension

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Eosinophils in the fat tissue that surrounds blood vessels maintain normal blood vessel function. Their loss in obesity contributes to the development of metabolic disease.

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Identifying Cancer Type from a Single Blood Test
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Researchers in the United States have developed a computer program that can simultaneously detect cancer and identify where in the body the cancer is located, from a patient’s blood sample.

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X-Ray Pulses Make Atomic Oscillations Visible
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Minute, ultrafast atomic oscillations in a crystal lattice observed with the help of a new experimental technique.

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Greater Resolution for Cryo-Electron Microscopy
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A new computational algorithm for cryo-EM has been developed.

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