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Trump Picks National Cancer Institute Director

By | June 12, 2017

Ned Sharpless currently leads the cancer center at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

The dust surrounding emerging, Sun-like stars contains methyl isocyanate, an organic molecule.

The publicly available database found nearly a third of samples included mutations targeted by either approved drugs or therapies in clinical trials. 

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Long-Term Memory Storage Begins Immediately

By | June 1, 2017

In mice, cells in the prefrontal cortex—where memories are maintained long-term—start to encode a fearful experience right from the start.

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The Search for Methods to Monitor Brain Cooling

By | June 1, 2017

Newborns deprived of oxygen have their temperatures lowered to protect against brain damage, but it’s hard to decipher the babies’ immediate response to the intervention.

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Warming to Blame for Coral Bleaching in Hawaii

By | May 30, 2017

Nearly half of the corals in a nature preserve off Oahu bleached in recent years, according to a study.

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Grad Student Acquitted in Thesis-Sharing Case

By | May 25, 2017

Diego Gomez was facing jail time in Colombia for posting someone else’s copyrighted thesis online.

Congress is not expected to fully enact the proposed cuts to research and public health programs.

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Gene Drive’s Achilles Heel

By | May 22, 2017

Rare genetic variants could blunt efforts to destroy pest populations. 

The antibodies bind conserved viral parts, allowing them to neutralize all five Ebola types.

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