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The Secret Life of Lobster
The Secret Life of Lobster
News   Jul 13, 2018

In today’s hyper-connected world, a growing number of nations are acting as “middlemen” in the supply chain, making it increasingly difficult to trace where seafood goes.

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Survival Rates Double for Patients with Melanoma Brain Metastases Receiving Immunotherapy
Survival Rates Double for Patients with Melanoma Brain Metastases Receiving Immunotherapy
News   Jul 12, 2018

Checkpoint blockade immunotherapies significantly improve the survival of patients with melanoma brain metastases, according to a new study.

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Chemical Compound Class Possesses Potential for Treating Zika Virus
Chemical Compound Class Possesses Potential for Treating Zika Virus
News   Jul 12, 2018

A new and promising class of chemical compounds has major potential for treating Zika virus and respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, according to a new study.

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Diet Played Important Role in Hand Evolution
Diet Played Important Role in Hand Evolution
News   Jul 12, 2018

The strength required to access the high calorie content of bone marrow may have played a key role in the evolution of the human hand and explain why primates hands are not like ours, research has found.

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Computer Algorithms More Reliable than Standard Toxicology Tests on Animals
Computer Algorithms More Reliable than Standard Toxicology Tests on Animals
News   Jul 12, 2018

Advanced algorithms working from large chemical databases can predict a new chemical’s toxicity better than standard animal tests, suggests a study.

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Marks to Prove It: Scientists Observe the Earliest Days of Our Epigenome
Marks to Prove It: Scientists Observe the Earliest Days of Our Epigenome
News   Jul 12, 2018

Scientists have gained a glimpse of how marks on our genes that could be linked to adverse health outcomes in later life behave differently in the first few days after conception, according to new research published in Science Advances.

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Trained to Turn on Themselves: Using Cancer Cells to Kill Cancer
Trained to Turn on Themselves: Using Cancer Cells to Kill Cancer
News   Jul 12, 2018

What if cancer cells could be re-engineered to turn against their own kind? A new study led by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital leverages the power of gene editing to take a critical step toward using cancer cells to kill cancer.

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Out of Africa? Human Evolution Isn't as Simple as That
Out of Africa? Human Evolution Isn't as Simple as That
News   Jul 12, 2018

It is widely accepted that the human race originated from Africa from a single population. However, new research has challenged this perception of evolution, suggesting that our ancestors lived across the entire continent, and as a result, people were diverse both physically and culturally, from the very beginning.

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Novel Therapeutic Targets for Tumors Associated with Chronic Inflammation
Novel Therapeutic Targets for Tumors Associated with Chronic Inflammation
News   Jul 12, 2018

Scientists report a new mechanism that contributes to the development of inflammation-associated colon cancer and points to new therapeutic targets.

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Tiny Fern Holds Big Environmental Promise
Tiny Fern Holds Big Environmental Promise
News   Jul 12, 2018

A tiny fern – with each leaf the size of a gnat – may provide global impact for sinking atmospheric carbon dioxide, fixing nitrogen in agriculture and shooing pesky insects from crops.

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