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'Unparalleled' number of dinosaur tracks found in Australia

Apr 23, 2017 9:00 pm
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An "unprecedented" 21 different types of dinosaur tracks have been found on a stretch of Australia's remote coastline, scientists said M...

Can We Really Erase Fearful Memories?

Apr 20, 2017 9:30 am
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Erasing unwanted memories is still the stuff of science fiction, but Weizmann Institute scientists have now managed to erase one type of memory in mic...

A New Strategy To Beat Antibiotic Resistance

Mar 12, 2017 3:00 pm
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There has been much recent talk about how to target the rising tide of antibiotic resistance across the world, one of the biggest threats to global he...

Neanderthals Teeth Provide More Insight into their Life

Mar 12, 2017 9:00 am
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Ancient DNA found in the dental plaque of Neandertals -- our nearest extinct relative -- has provided remarkable new insights into their behaviour, di...

Bacteria Sleep to Become More Resistant

Feb 17, 2017 5:00 pm
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Antibiotic resistance is a major and growing problem worldwide. According to the World Health Organization, antibiotic resistance is rising to dangero...

Link Between Glucose deprivation and Demantia

Feb 17, 2017 9:00 am
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One of the earliest signs of Alzheimer's disease is a decline in glucose levels in the brain. It appears in the early stages of mild cognitive imp...

How Paracetamol Causes Liver Damage

Feb 16, 2017 6:30 pm
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Scientists have shed new light on how the common painkiller paracetamol causes liver damage. Their findings may offer valuable insights into poisonin...

Using a Natural Compound to Treat Parkinson

Feb 16, 2017 5:00 pm
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A naturally-occurring compound has been found to block a molecular process thought to underlie Parkinson's Disease, and to suppress its tox...

New Therapeutic Targets of Pancreatic Cancer

Feb 16, 2017 3:00 pm
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Researchers have identified a gatekeeper protein that prevents pancreatic cancer cells from transitioning into a particularly aggressive cell type and...

T Cells that Can Target HIV in its Hideouts

Feb 16, 2017 9:00 am
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When someone is HIV-positive and takes antiretroviral drugs, the virus persists in a reservoir of infected cells. Those cells hide out in germinal cen...

The Protein that Regulates Chromosomes Pairing

Feb 15, 2017 5:00 pm
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Before an egg becomes fertilized, sets of chromosomes must pair up to pass along genetic information. This happens within each reproductive cell, w...

Researchers Identify a New Driver of Autoimmune Diseases

Feb 15, 2017 5:00 pm
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Investigators at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) report pre-clinical research showing that a genetic variant encoded in neutrophil ...

How Cancer cells Maintain their Telomeres

Feb 15, 2017 9:00 am
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Some cancer cells have a trick up their sleeve to avoid cell death: boosting maintenance of telomeres, the protective "end caps" on chromoso...

A New Molecule Can Save Optic Nerve in Multiple Sclerosis Patients

Feb 14, 2017 7:00 pm
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A new therapeutic agent tested in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis (MS) produced anti-inflammatory activity and prevented loss of cells in the opti...

Genitically Modify Bacteria Attack Cancer

Feb 14, 2017 9:00 am
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A team of researchers affiliated with multiple institutions in Korea has found that genetically altering a type of bacteria and injecting it into c...

How Bacteria can Benefit from Antibiotics

Feb 13, 2017 3:00 pm
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The growth of bacteria can be stimulated by antibiotics, scientists at the University of Exeter have discovered. The EPSRC-funded researchers exposed ...

Generating Skeletal Muscle, Cartilage and Bone From Stem Cells

Feb 13, 2017 9:00 am
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Adding just the right mixture of signaling molecules—proteins involved in development—to human stem cells can coax them to resemble somite...

Study Reveal a Potential Way to Protect Female Fertility from Chemotherapy Drugs

Feb 12, 2017 3:00 pm
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A naturally occurring hormone that plays an important role in fetal development may be the basis for a new type of reversible contraceptive that ca...

Cruciferous Vegetables Help the Immune System to Fight Intestinal Pathogens

Feb 12, 2017 12:00 pm
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A study in mice shows that eating cruciferous vegetables—including broccoli, kale and cauliflower - helps the immune system to fight intestin...

Researchers Develop a New Potential Tratment of Glioblastoma

Feb 12, 2017 11:00 am
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In a rapid-fire series of breakthroughs in just under a year, researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have made another stun...


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