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Blood Cancers are Outsmarting the Immune System, But How?
Blood Cancers are Outsmarting the Immune System, But How?
News   Feb 22, 2018

Researchers have discovered how some of the blood cancers known as myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) evade the immune system.

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Ancient DNA Study Exposes Prehistoric Wanderlust
Ancient DNA Study Exposes Prehistoric Wanderlust
News   Feb 22, 2018

Extensive details about the migration and lives of prehistoric Europeans have been revealed by a huge new genomic study.

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Cancer Initiation Similar in Kidney, Liver, Stomach and Pancreas
Cancer Initiation Similar in Kidney, Liver, Stomach and Pancreas
News   Feb 22, 2018

Recent research has demonstrated that mature cells in the stomach sometimes revert back to behaving like rapidly dividing stem cells. Now, the researchers have found that this process may be universal; no matter the organ, when tissue responds to certain types of injury, mature cells seem to get younger and begin dividing rapidly, creating scenarios that can lead to cancer.

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Sequencing Shows How Evolution Can Undermine Bioprocess Commercialization
Sequencing Shows How Evolution Can Undermine Bioprocess Commercialization
News   Feb 22, 2018

Rapid evolution can suppress the effect of pro-production genes in biochemical processes.

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Lead and Other Toxic Metals Found in E-Cigarette 'Vapors'
Lead and Other Toxic Metals Found in E-Cigarette 'Vapors'
News   Feb 22, 2018

Significant amounts of toxic metals, including lead, leak from some e-cigarette heating coils and are present in the aerosols inhaled by users, according to a new study.

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High-throughput Screening: Microscale Thermophoresis to Characterize Hits
High-throughput Screening: Microscale Thermophoresis to Characterize Hits
News   Feb 22, 2018

A new perspective article details how the European Lead Factory (ELF), a large publicly accessible drug discovery platform, uses microscale thermophoresis (MST) to aid in the prioritization of small molecule hits from high-throughput screening.

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CRISPR Rescues Fragile X Syndrome Neurons
CRISPR Rescues Fragile X Syndrome Neurons
News   Feb 22, 2018

The gene editing technology CRISPR has been used to restore normal activity in neurons affected by Fragile X Syndrome.

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Peptide Medication Breakthrough
Peptide Medication Breakthrough
News   Feb 22, 2018

A research team led by the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has now determined how peptides can be designed so that they can be easily administered as a liquid or tablet.

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Wine Polyphenols Could Boost Oral Health
Wine Polyphenols Could Boost Oral Health
News   Feb 22, 2018

Sipping wine is good for your colon and heart, possibly because of the beverage’s abundant and structurally diverse polyphenols. Now researchers report that wine polyphenols might also be good for your oral health.

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Biomarkers Could Produce Preeclampsia Diagnostic Test
Biomarkers Could Produce Preeclampsia Diagnostic Test
News   Feb 22, 2018

Small non-coding RNA analysis may revolutionize how doctors assess preeclampsia risk.

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