UCLA scientists develop low-cost way to build gene sequences
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UCLA scientists develop low-cost way to build gene sequences

A new technique pioneered by UCLA researchers could enable scientists in any typical biochemistry laboratory…

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Tiny drug-delivering capsules could sustain transplanted insulin-producing cells for diabetics
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Tiny drug-delivering capsules could sustain transplanted insulin-producing cells for diabetics

A drug-carrying microsphere within a cell-bearing microcapsule could be the key to transplanting insulin-secreting pig…

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Why looking at the lips helps understand what people are saying?
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Why looking at the lips helps understand what people are saying?

Have you been in a situation when you are trying to listen to what someone…

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Researchers run first tests of unique system for welding highly irradiated metal alloys
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Researchers run first tests of unique system for welding highly irradiated metal alloys

Scientists of the Department of Energy’s Light Water Reactor Sustainability Program (LWRS) and partners from the Electric Power…

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Compound prevents neurological damage, shows cognitive benefits in mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease
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Compound prevents neurological damage, shows cognitive benefits in mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease

The supplement nicotinamide riboside (NR) – a form of vitamin B3 – prevented neurological damage…

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Cancer ‘vaccine’ eliminates tumors in mice
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Cancer ‘vaccine’ eliminates tumors in mice

Some immunotherapy approaches rely on stimulating the immune system throughout the body. Others target naturally…

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Ultraviolet Light could help Prevent Flu Epidemics without Causing Harm to Humans
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Ultraviolet Light could help Prevent Flu Epidemics without Causing Harm to Humans

Given the difficulty of developing drugs to fight viral infections, researchers have been working on…

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A new kind of homing beacon targets cancerous cells and other diseases
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A new kind of homing beacon targets cancerous cells and other diseases

But this insidious killer has an Achilles’ heel. Many leukemia cells are betrayed by a…

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How to avoid passing down cavities to your kids
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How to avoid passing down cavities to your kids

Along with genetic traits, parents can also pass on cavities to their babies, says a…

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Drug shown to reverse brain deficits caused by alcohol
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Drug shown to reverse brain deficits caused by alcohol

QUT researchers have identified a drug that could potentially help our brains reboot and reverse…

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