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A Cellular Immune Surveillance Mechanism that Detects Cancer Early
A Cellular Immune Surveillance Mechanism that Detects Cancer Early
News   Jul 27, 2017

Fresh insights into how cells detect damage to their DNA – a hallmark of cancer – could help explain how the body keeps disease in check.

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Understanding the Cellular Systems that Hold Back the Spread of Cancer
Understanding the Cellular Systems that Hold Back the Spread of Cancer
News   Jul 27, 2017

Scientists have uncovered how cells are kept in the right place as the body develops, which may shed light on what causes invasive cancer cells to migrate.

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A Rogue Gene is Causing Seizures in Babies. Here’s How MSU Wants to Stop it
A Rogue Gene is Causing Seizures in Babies. Here’s How MSU Wants to Stop it
News   Jul 27, 2017

The researchers are closer to understanding the source of the seizures, a gene known as GNAO1 and the transformations it can take on, and potentially stopping its devastating effects by uncovering key differences in the way it functions.

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Programming Cells with Computer-like Logic
Programming Cells with Computer-like Logic
News   Jul 27, 2017

Novel RNA nano-devices in living cells can sense and analyze multiple complex signals for future synthetic diagnostics and therapeutics.

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GWAS Reveals Genes Associated with Lean Body Mass
GWAS Reveals Genes Associated with Lean Body Mass
News   Jul 27, 2017

Findings could lead to future therapies to preserve muscle mass as we age.

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FDA Grants Full Approval to Blinatumomab for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
FDA Grants Full Approval to Blinatumomab for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
News   Jul 27, 2017

TheFDA has changed its accelerated approval of blinatumomab (Blincyto®) for some patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia to a full approval and expanded the approved indications for its use.

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Could This Be a "Silver Bullet" for Preventing and Treating Colon Cancer?
Could This Be a "Silver Bullet" for Preventing and Treating Colon Cancer?
News   Jul 27, 2017

A team of scientists targeted the gene CtBP with a drug known as HIPP (2-hydroxy-imino phenylpyruvic acid) and were able to reduce the development of pre-cancerous polyps by half.

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Bioinformatics to Help Understand Intrinsically Disordered Proteins
Bioinformatics to Help Understand Intrinsically Disordered Proteins
News   Jul 27, 2017

Over the last several decades, scientists have sequenced 85 million unique proteins, structured and unstructured alike, but still don’t know what the vast majority of these proteins do.

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Taking the Genomic Revolution to Corn Fields to Improve Crops
Taking the Genomic Revolution to Corn Fields to Improve Crops
News   Jul 27, 2017

Researchers want to understand what it is that makes certain plants more adapted to stressful environments than other plants.

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CRISPR Used to Prevent Development of Angiogenesis of the Retina
CRISPR Used to Prevent Development of Angiogenesis of the Retina
News   Jul 27, 2017

Powerful new technology may lead to novel therapies to prevent vision loss, blindness in those with diseases of the retina.

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