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AI Predicts Genetics of Brain Cancers in Less Than 90 Seconds

Researchers hope the AI tool will improve diagnosis and treatment of cancerous brain tumors, as well as boost clinical trial enrollment.
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Researchers Synthesize Promising Cancer-Killing Plant Molecule

Researchers have created a way to synthesize a molecule with remarkable anticancer properties, jerantinine A, produced by a plant called Tabernaemontana corymbosa.
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Brain Prize 2023 Awarded for Pioneering Synaptic Plasticity Research

The Lundbeck Foundation has announced the recipients of The Brain Prize 2023, the world’s largest award for outstanding contributions to neuroscience.
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Drinking Straws Help To Uncover New Fluid Flow Laws

Researchers have uncovered new laws governing the flow of fluids through experiments on a technology thousands of years old: a drinking straw. This knowledge could be useful for improving fluid handling in medical and engineering applications.
Human cells with acute myelocytic leukemia (AML) in the pericardial fluid, shown with an esterase stain at 400x.

Why Does a Leukemic Mutation Not Always Lead to the Disease?

Researchers have discovered how a leukemic mutation is linked to varying potentials for disease development – possibly helping to identify patients with the mutation who are at most risk.
Tissue slices of the left and right hemispheres showing two electrode insertions to (a) an off- target portion of the brain’s right hemisphere, and (b) to the subthalamic nucleus of the brain’s left hemisphere.

Spectroscopy Probe Could Make Brain Navigation Safer

Research suggests that a new probe that performs two types of spectroscopy could make deep brain stimulation safer and improve success rates.
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How Exactly Do Antibiotics Stop Bacterial Growth?

High-performance microscopy has thrown light on the mechanisms behind how antibiotics stop bacterial growth.
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Hidden "Super Spreaders" Key to Dengue Fever Risk

A new study suggests that the number of “hidden” infections tied to a place, or cases of infected people who show no symptoms, is the key indicator for dengue risk.
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Link Between Melatonin Use and Depression Explored in New Study

An observational study suggests that medical sleep treatment may reduce self-harm in young people with anxiety and depression.
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The Molecular Mechanisms That Spark Our Ability To See Are Revealed

Researchers have deciphered the molecular processes that first occur in the eye when light hits the retina, which are essential for human vision.