Plant Power Disables MRSA Bacteria

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Flavone-rich extract 430D-F5 from the Brazillian peppertree disarms bacteria by quorum quenching.

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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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New Therapies for Osteoarthritis

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We spoke to Dr. Denis Evseenko, University of Southern California, to learn how his research is helping to change the way osteoarthritis is treated.

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The Benefits of Use-and-Throw Instruments

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Anthony Turner, Professor, Linkoping University, tells us about the benefits and applications of use-and-throw instruments.

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Zooming-In On Connectomics: From Neural Networks To Synapses

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New practical approach facilitates brain mapping from the level of the synapse up. Lead Author Julian Ng, Ph.D, describes the new methods pioneered in his recent paper and the impact it will have on the new field of connectomics.

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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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