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3D Structure of 1918 Influenza Recreated
3D Structure of 1918 Influenza Recreated
News   Jul 13, 2018

Researchers who specialize in visualizing molecular structures developed a 3D model based on the 1918 H1 pandemic influenza virus. They aimed to increase knowledge on virus-like particles which show promise as vaccine platform.

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Solving Protein Puzzle Helps to Design New Cancer Drugs
Solving Protein Puzzle Helps to Design New Cancer Drugs
News   Jul 13, 2018

Researchers at Oregon State University have solved a longstanding puzzle concerning the design of molecular motors, paving the way toward new cancer therapies.

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Why Internal Scars Won't Stop Growing
Why Internal Scars Won't Stop Growing
News   Jul 13, 2018

Normal scar tissue forms to heal an internal wound and quietly retreats when the job is done. But in many common diseases the scar tissue goes rogue and strangles vital organs. These diseases are largely untreatable and ultimately fatal. A new study has newly identified a trigger of some fibrotic diseases and an experimental compound to treat it.

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Understanding Malaria's Escape
Understanding Malaria's Escape
News   Jul 13, 2018

The vacuole, a compartment inside human red blood cells in which malaria parasites reproduce and develop, takes on a distinct spherical shape just minutes before its membrane ruptures, leading to the release of parasites into the blood stream.

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African Swine Fever Epidemic Prevention Strategy Formed
African Swine Fever Epidemic Prevention Strategy Formed
News   Jul 13, 2018

Experts investigate the density of the wild boar population in Europe, and assess measures to reduce it and keep wild boar infected with African swine fever away from uninfected ones. They also identify ways to detect the disease early.

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How Well Do Cancer Drugs Hit Their Targets? Here’s How to Find Out
How Well Do Cancer Drugs Hit Their Targets? Here’s How to Find Out
News   Jul 13, 2018

Scientists have developed a technique that allows them to measure how well cancer drugs reach their targets inside the body. It shows individual cancer cells in a tumor in real time, revealing which cells interact with the drug and which cells the drug fails to reach.

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Guardian of the Cell
Guardian of the Cell
News   Jul 13, 2018

Scientists unravel the structure, key features of a human immune-surveillance protein, setting the stage for more precise immune therapies.

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Mitochondrial Evolution May Cause Speciation
Mitochondrial Evolution May Cause Speciation
News   Jul 13, 2018

Genetic research at Oregon State University has shed new light on how isolated populations of the same species evolve toward reproductive incompatibility and thus become separate species.

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Availability of Brain Tumor Surgery Dye Increases for NHS Patients
Availability of Brain Tumor Surgery Dye Increases for NHS Patients
News   Jul 13, 2018

A chemical dye that lights up brain tumours during surgery should be available to more NHS patients in England, according to the National Institute for Health and Care and Excellence (NICE).

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An Orange a Day Keeps Vision Condition Away
An Orange a Day Keeps Vision Condition Away
News   Jul 13, 2018

A new study has shown that people who regularly eat oranges are less likely to develop macular degeneration than people who do not eat oranges.

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