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Restoring the Biological Clock to Slow Cancer Growth
Restoring the Biological Clock to Slow Cancer Growth
News   Feb 20, 2017

In tumour cells with a repaired biological clock, tumour growth drops by nearly half.

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Curing Blindness with CRISPR Genome Surgery
Curing Blindness with CRISPR Genome Surgery
News   Feb 20, 2017

Study proves that CRISPR-Cas9 can be delivered directly into the eye of the living animals and treat age-related macular degeneration efficiently and safely.

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Revealing New Cancer Drug Targets
Revealing New Cancer Drug Targets
News   Feb 20, 2017

Mapping a vast spider web of interactions between proteins in lung cancer cells may help us reach previously undruggable targets.

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A Huge Step Forward for Gene Therapy
A Huge Step Forward for Gene Therapy
News   Feb 20, 2017

A collaboration between chemists and gene therapy experts produced a new way of inserting the code for modified proteins into the cells of mice.

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The Potential of Gene Editing to Revolutionize Agriculture
The Potential of Gene Editing to Revolutionize Agriculture
News   Feb 20, 2017

Gene editing — one of the newest and most promising tools of biotechnology — enables animal breeders to make beneficial genetic changes, without bringing along unwanted genetic changes.

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Examining Exploding Stars Through the Atomic Nucleus
Examining Exploding Stars Through the Atomic Nucleus
News   Feb 20, 2017

Michigan State University investigate stellar production of the radioactive isotope aluminum-26 present in the Milky Way.

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A Model for Dissecting Cancer Progression
A Model for Dissecting Cancer Progression
News   Feb 20, 2017

Mount Sinai researchers have created a novel model that shows the step-by-step progression from normal blood cells to leukemia and its precursor diseases.

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Metrohm USA Announces 5th Annual Young Chemist Award Winner
Metrohm USA Announces 5th Annual Young Chemist Award Winner
News   Feb 20, 2017

Metrohm USA is pleased to announce the winner of its 2017 Young Chemist Award, Aldin Malkoc.

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FDA Approval For Phase I Trial of Gene-Edited Leukemia Therapeutic
FDA Approval For Phase I Trial of Gene-Edited Leukemia Therapeutic
News   Feb 20, 2017

Cellectis granted investigational new drug approval from FDA to clinically test its off-the-shelf gene-edited candidate, UCART123.

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Microbiomes Influence Metabolic Disease
Microbiomes Influence Metabolic Disease
News   Feb 20, 2017

The microbiome has been shown to work in tandem with the genes of a host organism to regulate insulin secretion.

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