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The Machine Talks Back: Sensory Feedback from Brain-Controlled Prosthetic Limbs
The Machine Talks Back: Sensory Feedback from Brain-Controlled Prosthetic Limbs
News   Feb 22, 2017

A Swiss team has developed an optical system that stimulates the sensory areas of the brain in response to prosthetic movement, allowing fine control of the prosthesis in space.

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A Novel Operating Concept for Raman imaging
A Novel Operating Concept for Raman imaging
News   Feb 22, 2017

WITec, manufacturer of Raman and scanning-probe microscopes, presents a new operating concept with the powerful and intuitive Suite FIVE at Pittcon 2017.

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Developing Pain Drugs at a Snail's Pace
Developing Pain Drugs at a Snail's Pace
News   Feb 22, 2017

Analogs of Cone Snail venom inhibit pain neurons, but are not addictive like opioid pain drugs.

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A Giant Leap for Stem Cells
A Giant Leap for Stem Cells
News   Feb 22, 2017

Several samples of adult stem cells are headed to the International Space Station, where the effects of microgravity on the cells will be studied.

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Molecular 'Bricklayers' Build New Cell Walls
Molecular 'Bricklayers' Build New Cell Walls
News   Feb 22, 2017

Bacterial cell division appears to be coordinated by FtsZ acting as scaffolding for the building of new cell walls.

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What's in a GENRE?
What's in a GENRE?
News   Feb 22, 2017

In silico predictive toxicogenomic models of species-specific differences between rat and humans from genome-scale reconstructions (GENREs).

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A Huge Funding Boost for Cancer Research
A Huge Funding Boost for Cancer Research
News   Feb 22, 2017

$300 million dollars is available to researchers in 2017 alone, providing an opportunity to build on the progress made by the NCI and their research partners over the years.

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NanoVelcro Chip Helps Predict Cancer Spread
NanoVelcro Chip Helps Predict Cancer Spread
News   Feb 22, 2017

Cedars-Sinai, UCLA scientists use new 'blood biopsies' with experimental device to speed cancer diagnosis and predict disease spread.

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100 Years on the "WarBurg Effect" Proves Fundamental in Cancer
100 Years on the "WarBurg Effect" Proves Fundamental in Cancer
News   Feb 22, 2017

First observed in the 1920's, the "WarBurg Effect" is of fundamental importance to the development of aggressive tumors.

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Interpace Diagnostics, Viatar Collaborate
Interpace Diagnostics, Viatar Collaborate
News   Feb 22, 2017

The collaboration will advance the detection and characterization of cancer in liquid biopsies.

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