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Microtube Shaking Incubator

April 9, 2015 11:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

Bioresearch equipment provider Labnet International launched a new addition to the company’s constant temperature equipment line with the release of the new AccuTherm Microtube Shaking Incubator.

A Patch for Peanut Allergies

April 9, 2015 11:13 am | by Bevin Fletcher, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

French biopharmaceutical company DBV Technologies moves closer to bringing its peanut allergy patch to market, receiving Breakthrough Therapy Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as it prepares to launch its Phase 3 trial.

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Distance Running May Be an Evolutionary ‘Signal’ for Desirable Male Genes

April 9, 2015 10:58 am | by University of Cambridge | News | Comments

New research shows that males with higher ‘reproductive potential’ are better distance runners. This may have been used by females as a reliable signal of high male genetic quality during our hunter-gatherer past, as good runners are more likely to have other traits of good hunters and providers, such as intelligence and generosity.

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Breast Cancer Research Uncovers the Fountain of Youth

April 9, 2015 10:14 am | by University of Toronto | News | Comments

The Fountain of Youth has been discovered and it's not in Florida as Ponce de Leon claimed. Instead, it was found in the mammary glands of genetically modified mice.

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Biologists Identify Brain Tumor Weakness

April 9, 2015 10:01 am | by Anne Trafton, MIT | News | Comments

Discovery could offer a new target for treatment of glioblastoma.

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Who Should Fund Biomedical Research?

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

At Experimental Biology 2015 the Public Affairs Advisory Committee for the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology held a panel discussion titled Who Should Fund Biomedical Research?

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Don’t Blame Kids if They Do Not Enjoy School, Study Suggests

April 9, 2015 8:59 am | by Jeff Grabmeier, Ohio State University | News | Comments

When children are unmotivated at school, new research suggests their genes may be part of the equation.

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Ocular Therapeutix Eye-Pain Implant Fails Crucial Clinical Study

April 9, 2015 8:39 am | by Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

Investors did not seem pleased by these results.

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Stackable, Chilling, Programmable Incubators

April 8, 2015 10:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

Torrey Pines Scientific announces its new EchoTherm stackable/programmable vibration free chilling incubators for protein crystallography and other life science uses. The incubators are 27 liter capacity and Peltier-based for heating and chilling.

Researchers Discover Novel Mechanism Controlling Lung Cancer Stem Cell Growth

April 8, 2015 10:36 am | by H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute | News | Comments

Moffitt Cancer Center researchers discovered a novel mechanism that plays an important role in the maintenance of lung cancer stem cells. This finding may lead to new potential therapeutic targets.

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Study Links Rates of ADHD to Altitude

April 8, 2015 10:24 am | by University of Utah | News | Comments

Recent research has linked the thin air of higher elevations to increased rates of depression and suicide. But a new study shows there’s also good news from up in the aspens and pines: The prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) decreases substantially as altitude increases.

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Cellular Defect Linked to Diabetes

April 8, 2015 10:13 am | by Columbia University | News | Comments

Leaky calcium channels in pancreatic beta cells can lead to high blood sugar.

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Functional Brain Organization of Newborns Altered By Prenatal Cocaine Exposure

April 8, 2015 9:54 am | by UNC | News | Comments

A new study of newborns with prenatal drug exposure finds cocaine-specific disruptions in a part of the brain circuitry thought to play an important role in arousal regulation.

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The First Personalized Genomic Cancer Vaccines

April 8, 2015 9:10 am | by Cynthia Fox, Science Writer | Articles | Comments

The first personalized cancer vaccine using genomics to define targets elicits robust immune responses, says a recent Science study.

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Investigating Cell Death Pathways Using Simplified Cytometry

April 8, 2015 9:08 am | by Kamala Tyagarajan, Ph.D., EMD Millipore Corp. | Articles | Comments

The study of cell death mechanisms and pathways has become increasingly complex over the years with the improved understanding that processes such as apoptosis, autophagy, necro-apoptosis and others can act singly or in concert to modulate cell death.

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