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High Blood Pressure Linked to Reduced Alzheimer's Risk, Meds May be Reason

June 26, 2015 9:46 am | by Brigham Young University | News | Comments

A new study suggests that people with a genetic predisposition to high blood pressure have a lower risk for Alzheimer's disease.

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BIO 2015: How the 'Internet of Everything' Will Impact Digital Health

June 26, 2015 8:33 am | by Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

The panel analyzed how the proliferation of internet-connected communication devices, like smartphones and wearables, can generate challenges and opportunities for the future of the healthcare industry. 

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Iceless, Waterless Stirring Bath

June 25, 2015 4:03 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The ICE-STIR is a bench-top product that cools vessels below ambient temperature while maintaining. Aluminum Thermal Lab Beads conduct heat away from the sample while magnetic stir rods continuously stir the contents.

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Lab Bioreactor for Process Development

June 25, 2015 10:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sartorius Stedim Biotech’s stainless steel fermenter/bioreactor the BIOSTAT Cplus is designed for the cultivation of microorganisms and cell cultures.

Drug Discovery for Parkinson's: Researchers Grow Neurons in 3-D

June 25, 2015 10:20 am | by University of Luxembourg | News | Comments

Researchers have now managed to grow the types of neurons affected by Parkinson's starting from neuronal stem cells in a three-dimensional cell culture system.

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Wacky Fossil Worm Reveals Secret: Which End is Which?

June 25, 2015 10:13 am | by Malcolm Ritter, AP Science Writer | News | Comments

A bizarre-looking fossil worm that's been a puzzle for scientists has given up a secret: Researchers now know which end is which.

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Study Suggests New Treatment for Impulsivity in Some Dementia Patients

June 25, 2015 10:06 am | by University of Cambridge | News | Comments

Restoring the low levels of the chemical serotonin may help improve brain function and reduce impulsivity in some dementia patients, according to researchers.

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Study Hints at Why Parrots are Great Vocal Imitators

June 25, 2015 9:54 am | by Duke University | News | Comments

An international team of scientists has uncovered key structural differences in the brains of parrots that may explain the birds' unparalleled ability to imitate sounds and human speech.

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Alzheimer’s Expert Jams with Aerosmith

June 25, 2015 9:44 am | by Bevin Fletcher, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

One of the world’s leading Alzheimer’s researchers doubles as a guest organist for Aerosmith.

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Future Antibiotics

June 25, 2015 9:35 am | by MIT | News | Comments

Researchers have engineered particles, known as “phagemids,” capable of producing toxins that are deadly to targeted bacteria.

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Global Gene Therapy Deals Sky-Rocketed to Nearly $5B in 2014

June 25, 2015 8:28 am | by Adam Dion, MS, Senior Industry Analyst, GlobalData | Articles | Comments

The total number of deals in the global gene therapy market more than doubled from 16 in 2013 to 36 in 2014.

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Mobius 2000 Liter Single-Use Bioreactor

June 24, 2015 11:36 am | EMD Millipore | Product Releases | Comments

The Mobius 2000 Liter Single-Use Bioreactor joins the Mobius stirred tank bioreactor portfolio (from 3 to 2000 liters) that provides the ultimate in flexibility, scalability, and convenience.

Expanding the DNA Alphabet: ‘Extra’ DNA Base Found to Be Stable in Mammals

June 24, 2015 11:25 am | by University of Cambridge | News | Comments

Researchers have found that a naturally occurring modified DNA base appears to be stably incorporated in the DNA of many mammalian tissues, possibly representing an expansion of the functional DNA alphabet.

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Memory Does Not Require Permanent Synapses in the Hippocampus

June 24, 2015 11:14 am | by Max Planck Institute | News | Comments

Scientists study how new impressions are transferred in long-term memory.

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Research Sheds Light on How Neurons Control Muscle Movement

June 24, 2015 11:04 am | by Stanford University | News | Comments

Researchers studying how the brain controls movement in people with paralysis, related to their diagnosis of Lou Gehrig’s disease, have found that groups of neurons work together, firing in complex rhythms to signal muscles about when and where to move.

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