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Teach Me in 10
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At Technology Networks we understand the importance of time. That's why we've launched Teach Me in 10 a video series that challenges scientists to present and summarize their research area, a scientific concept, or technology in ten minutes or less.

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One Step Closer to CRISPR-Cas9 Cancer Therapies
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Although not fully deterministic for the development of cancer, certain genes – such as the BRCA1 gene, are well known to be implicated and to significantly raise a person’s cancer risk. Why is it then, that we have not heard more about CRISPR-Cas9 being developed for cancer therapies?

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Talking Vitamin D and COVID-19 With Professor Adrian Martineau
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Professor Adrian Martineau at Queen Mary University of London is the lead researcher on the CORONAVIT trial that is exploring the effectiveness of correcting vitamin D deficiency in reducing the risk of developing COVID-19. In this interview, we ask Martineau about the rationale behind this study, what impact the UK COVID-19 vaccine rollout may have on the power of the trial and the potential impact of the results.

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The Coronavirus Pandemic
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On December 31, 2019, the first cases of a novel coronavirus were identified in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. Here, we curate a collection of news and content related to what has become the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Project Uses Cloud Computing and AI To Address Unsafe Street Drugs
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Scientists have used supercomputers to discover new frontiers in science and to invent new technologies to improve the human condition. Now, researchers are using supercomputing resources to address one of society’s biggest challenges – the risks of an unregulated drug market.

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Stay Up-to-Date With COVID-19 Drug Development
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Whilst the world waits for an effective COVID-19 vaccine to be developed, researchers are working tirelessly to design new drugs and repurpose existing drugs against the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.

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Observational Study Explores Long-Term Oral Contraceptive Use and Cancer Risk
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Research conducted by Uppsala University researchers demonstrates that the use of oral contraceptives may protect women against ovarian and endometrial cancers. The observational study, published in the journal Cancer Research, included analysis of 256,661 women.

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Healthcare and Biotech Predictions for 2021 and Beyond the Pandemic
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The pandemic has forever changed how every healthcare stakeholder approaches disease and put a global spotlight on the importance of health and wellness. These forces create a perfect storm for making 2021 a critical year for precision health, when we will bring about new strategies to tackle illness through asymptomatic testing and early detection.

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Stay Up-to-Date With COVID-19 Vaccine Development
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Technology Networks is committed to keeping you updated with the latest research in this space. In this article, you'll find a curation of our latest COVID-19 vaccine-related content.

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Drug Repurposing: Advantages and Key Approaches
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Drug repurposing (also known as drug repositioning) is a strategy for discovering new uses for approved and investigational drugs that are beyond the scope of the original medical indication. In this article, we highlight some benefits related to the repositioning of drugs and provide some examples of areas exploiting this approach.

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