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Bacteria Alter Their Gene Expression to Exploit Our Cells
Bacteria Alter Their Gene Expression to Exploit Our Cells
News   Feb 28, 2017

Hebrew University researchers describe how infectious bacteria sense they’re attached to intestinal cells and remodel their gene expression to exploit our cells and colonize our gut.

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Two Conditions Combine to Cause Severe Infection
Two Conditions Combine to Cause Severe Infection
News   Feb 28, 2017

Researchers have uncovered how two different conditions—a genetic immunodeficiency and delayed acquired immunity—can combine to produce a life-threatening infection.

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Robots Are the Future of Agricultural Science
Robots Are the Future of Agricultural Science
News   Feb 28, 2017

A semiautonomous robot may soon be roaming agricultural fields gathering and transmitting real-time data about the growth and development of crops, information that crop breeders – and eventually farmers – can use to identify the genetic traits in plants likely to produce the greatest yields.

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The Key to Pancreatic Cancer Survival
The Key to Pancreatic Cancer Survival
News   Feb 28, 2017

Identification of a protein that appears to help tumour cells become more aggressive could help us to improve cancer therapies.

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IDBS, ChemAxon Extend Partnership
IDBS, ChemAxon Extend Partnership
News   Feb 28, 2017

Strategic technology deal strengthens IDBS’ single R&D data management platform.

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Verifying Cell Lines Is A Really Big Deal
Verifying Cell Lines Is A Really Big Deal
News   Feb 27, 2017

The NIST has patented the world's first DNA method to authenticate mouse cell lines.

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New Method Uses NMR to Study Metabolism
New Method Uses NMR to Study Metabolism
News   Feb 27, 2017

A new methodology uses Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) to study cell metabolism.

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EDH Proteins Reshape Cell Membranes
EDH Proteins Reshape Cell Membranes
News   Feb 27, 2017

The way that EDH proteins assemble on the surface of a cell and reshape its membrane is being analysed using a multitude of techniques, including crystallography, microscopy and HPLC.

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Eating More Fruits and Vegetables May Prevent Premature Deaths
Eating More Fruits and Vegetables May Prevent Premature Deaths
News   Feb 27, 2017

A fruit and vegetable intake above five-a-day shows major benefit in reducing the chance of heart attack, stroke, cancer and early death.

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New Laser Spectroscopy Technique to Understand Radioactive Atoms
New Laser Spectroscopy Technique to Understand Radioactive Atoms
News   Feb 27, 2017

High-resolution laser ionization of radioactive atoms in a supersonic gas jet probe the properties of heavy elements.

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