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A Mollusk of a Different Stripe

February 26, 2015 | by Jennifer Chu, MIT | Comments

Optical features embedded in marine shells may help develop responsive, transparent displays.                            

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New Molecule Could Slow Progression of Parkinson's

February 26, 2015 10:22 am | by University of Bath | Comments

Researchers have designed a molecule that, if developed into a drug, could slow the progression of Parkinson's Disease.                       

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Unique Tags Identify Individual Yeast Families

February 26, 2015 10:05 am | by Krista Conger, Stanford School of Medicine | Comments

A technique developed by researchers has implications for understanding how cancer cells evolve as a tumor grows or how a virus spreads and changes during an infection.                  

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A New Understanding of Alzheimer's

February 26, 2015 9:46 am | by Peter Reuell, Harvard Gazette | Comments

Findings point to role of natural selection in disease.                                  

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Graphene Shows Potential as Novel Anti-Cancer Therapeutic Strategy

February 25, 2015 10:35 am | by University of Manchester | Comments

Scientists have used graphene to target and neutralize cancer stem cells while not harming other cells.                          

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UK First Country to Allow Creation of Embryos from Three People

February 25, 2015 10:21 am | by Maria Cheng, AP Medical Writer | Comments

The bill granting the controversial techniques was passed Tuesday by the House of Lords, after being approved earlier this month by the House of Commons.                  

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Researchers Discover New Clues for Treatment of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

February 25, 2015 10:08 am | by James Hataway, UGA | Comments

Researchers have identified a previously unknown process that many bacteria, including those that cause disease in humans, use to survive. Their discovery could lead to new therapies for bacterial infections like MRSA and tuberculosis that are resistant to current antibiotic treatments.

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Researchers Redefine Role of Brain's 'Hunger Circuit'

February 25, 2015 9:54 am | by Pete Farley, UCSF | Comments

Unexpected findings have implications for anti-obesity therapies.                                

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How Brain Waves Guide Memory Formation

February 25, 2015 9:42 am | by Anne Trafton, MIT | Comments

Neurons hum at different frequencies to tell the brain which memories it should store.                             

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Skin Test May Shed New Light on Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Diseases

February 25, 2015 9:32 am | by American Adcademy of Neurology | Comments

The study showed that skin biopsies can be used to detect elevated levels of abnormal proteins found in the two diseases.                       

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Scientists Report Bionic Hand Resconstruction in Three Austrian Men

February 25, 2015 9:20 am | by Maria Cheng, AP Medical Writer | Comments

Three Austrians have replaced injured hands with bionic ones that they can control using nerves and muscles transplanted into their arms from their legs.                              

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Previously Unknown Effect of Vitamin A Identified

February 24, 2015 12:42 pm | by Lund University | Comments

Researchers have identified a previously unknown effect of vitamin A in human embryonic development.                           

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DNA Transcription Sheds Light on Cancer Pathogenesis

February 24, 2015 12:35 pm | by Nora Dunne, Northwestern University | Comments

Transcription, the process in which genetic information from DNA is copied into RNA to produce proteins, requires many pieces coming together.                    

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Early Exposure to Peanuts Helps Prevent Allergies in Kids

February 24, 2015 12:25 pm | by Marilynn Marchione - AP Chief Medical Writer | Comments

For years, parents of babies who seem likely to develop a peanut allergy have gone to extremes to keep them away from peanut-based foods.                    

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Nano-Spies Force Tumors to Reveal Themselves

February 24, 2015 9:57 am | by Bruce Goldman, Stanford University | Comments

Investigators administered a customized genetic construct consisting of tiny rings of DNA, called DNA minicircles, to mice.                       

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Obesity Genes Identified by Worldwide Research Team

February 24, 2015 9:43 am | by Queensland University of Technology | Comments

A massive worldwide analysis of genetic data from almost 340,000 people around the world has brought understanding of the genetic basis of obesity a step closer.                

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