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New Tool for Activating Gene Expression
New Tool for Activating Gene Expression
News   Jan 19, 2017

Electrogenetic device has the potential to allow scientists to control biology.

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Punishing Conditions Drive Cancer Metastasis
Punishing Conditions Drive Cancer Metastasis
News   Jan 19, 2017

Study sheds light on an ancient cellular mechanism that makes cancer cells invasive.

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Largest Ever SNP Dataset for the Populus Tree
Largest Ever SNP Dataset for the Populus Tree
News   Jan 19, 2017

Information useful to plant scientists as well as researchers in the fields of biofuels, materials science, and secondary plant metabolism.

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Takara Bio Completes Acquisition of Rubicon
Takara Bio Completes Acquisition of Rubicon
News   Jan 19, 2017

The Rubicon acquisition will allow the Takara Bio Group to augment and expand its worldwide commercial offerings in next generation sequencing (NGS) sample preparation and expand into new markets.

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Tackling the Challenges of Artificial Intelligence
Tackling the Challenges of Artificial Intelligence
News   Jan 19, 2017

$27 million in funding establishes a global initiative to advance artificial intelligence research for the public good.

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Agilent Extends Extends Collaboration on Reproductive Genetics
Agilent Extends Extends Collaboration on Reproductive Genetics
News   Jan 19, 2017

The new agreement is to focus on detecting genetic abnormalities in Cell-free DNA and embryo biopsies.

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First Sensor Capable of Identifying Inflammatory Bowel Disease Developed
First Sensor Capable of Identifying Inflammatory Bowel Disease Developed
News   Jan 19, 2017

Researchers have developed the first sensor capable of objectively identifying inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and distinguishing between its two subtypes using Raman spectroscopy

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Investment boost for OCTIMET Oncology
Investment boost for OCTIMET Oncology
News   Jan 19, 2017

OCTIMET Oncology NV secures over EUR 11 million to develop its highly selective MET kinase inhibitors

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Protein Complex Prevents Genome Instability
Protein Complex Prevents Genome Instability
News   Jan 19, 2017

An international collaboration between Osaka University and the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI) in Switzerland is investigating the repair process of a serious form of DNA damage, that can lead to instability of genetic material and tumour formation.

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Vitamin B-12 Exists in Two Distinct Versions in the Oceans
Vitamin B-12 Exists in Two Distinct Versions in the Oceans
News   Jan 19, 2017

University of Washington oceanographers have now found that vitamin B-12 exists in two distinct versions in the oceans. A microbe thought to be a main supplier of B-12 in the open oceans, cyanobacteria, is making a “pseudo” version that only its kin can use.

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