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Unique Immune Cell Could Help Combat Breast Cancer
News   Oct 10, 2019

Researchers have discovered a unique type of immune cell in human breast tissue – breast cancer patients with more of these cells are more likely to survive.

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Cerebellum Has No Differences in Dyslexia, Suggests New Study
News   Oct 10, 2019

New brain imaging research debunks a controversial theory about dyslexia that can impact how it is sometimes treated, and addresses the role of the cerebellum in the disorder.

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Ovarian Cancer – New Hypothesis Points to Potential Treatment
News   Oct 10, 2019

Researchers have offered a new hypothesis about how ovarian cancer forms and suggest how it might be prevented.

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How Many "Chemical Nasties" Are in Your Take Away?
News   Oct 10, 2019

A home-cooked meal has many benefits, including healthier ingredients and fewer processed foods. But there’s another reason to avoid eating out all the time. Preparing meals at home can reduce your exposure to harmful PFAS chemicals that are commonly found in take-out and fast food packaging.

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CRISPR-BEST, a New Genome Editing Tool for Actinomycetes
News   Oct 10, 2019

Scientists present a new addition to the promising CRISPR toolkit called CRISPR-BEST. This tool operates with an efficient method to create mutations in actinomycetes without requiring a DNA double-stranded break.

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Vaccine Against RSV in Sight?
News   Oct 10, 2019

Scientists are one step closer to finding a successful vaccine for the common and sometimes deadly RSV, a leading cause of pediatric hospitalizations.

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A Way To Extend Survival Rates for Heart Failure?
News   Oct 10, 2019

For the first time in preclinical studies, researchers have shown that Aliskiren, a drug that inhibits the enzyme that regulates blood pressure, can delay progression of congestive heart failure and extend survival rates.

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Ancient DNA Sheds Light on the People of the Neolithic Battle Axe Culture
News   Oct 10, 2019

In an interdisciplinary study, an international research team has combined archaeological, genetic and stable isotope data to shed light on the iconic Battle Axe Culture.

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Commonly Mutated Gene Drives Cancer – Learning How To Correct It
News   Oct 10, 2019

Researchers have showed how one commonly mutated gene actually drives cancer growth and how, potentially, to counteract it.

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Folding a Drop of Water Solves a Longstanding Challenge in Portable Diagnostic Devices
News   Oct 10, 2019

Researchers from Polytechnique and IBM “fold” a drop of water, solving a problem that has hindered the development of portable diagnostic systems.

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