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Should the Food Industry Be Concerned by the Sharp Rise in Antibiotic Resistance in Food Animals?
News   Oct 10, 2019

A new study has identified a significant increase in antibiotic resistance amongst livestock over the course of ten years.

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A Gender-distinct Circuit for Depression?
News   Oct 10, 2019

Depression affects women nearly twice as much as men, but unraveling the brain's blueprint that regulates this behavior, let alone identifying specific molecular differences between sexes, has proven difficult. Researchers have found and flipped a switch in the brain, revealing a single circuit in mice that activates during stress and is controlled by testosterone.

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Compact Spectrometer Opens New Doors in Portable Analysis
News   Oct 10, 2019

A compact infrared spectrometer has been developed that's small enough to fit on a computer chip but can still open up interesting possibilities – in space and in everyday life.

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Protecting Premature Babies From Hydrocephalus
News   Oct 10, 2019

Researchers have identified a new disease mechanism and potential drug target that may protect premature babies from developing hydrocephalus.

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Mitochondrial Map Helps Detail Hearing Circuits
News   Oct 10, 2019

Scientists have developed innovative new methods for imaging and reconstructing mitochondria at the synaptic level.

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Cell Discovery Could Advance Liver Disease Treatment
News   Oct 10, 2019

Scientists have identified a new sub-type of cells associated with liver scarring, which could provide the basis for new treatments.

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Decoding TB's Nanomachines
News   Oct 10, 2019

Researchers have gained new insights into the causative agent of tuberculosis which could provide the basis for a new approach to antibiotic therapy.

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Drug Abstinence Changes Gene Expression, Making Relapse More Likely
News   Oct 10, 2019

A new preclinical study by University at Buffalo researchers reveals the genetic basis of relapse, one of the most detrimental but poorly understood behaviors related to addiction.

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Brain Tissue Kept Alive for a Month on Microfluidic Device
News   Oct 10, 2019

Researchers in Japan have developed a new system for keeping tissue viable for long-term study once transferred from an animal to a culture medium. The new system uses a microfluidic device that can keep tissue from both drying out and from drowning in fluid. A proof-of-concept experiment showed that tissue explanted from the mouse brain remained viable after almost one month in culture.

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AI Analyzes Blood Sample "Bio-signature" To Identify Brain Cancer
News   Oct 10, 2019

Researchers have developed a new blood test that could help to accelerate the diagnosis of brain cancer.

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