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Amyloid Designed to Inactivate Cancer-Related Protein

By | November 14, 2016

Researchers build a peptide that causes a receptor to form toxic, amyloid-like clumps in cells.

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Week in Review: November 7–11

By | November 11, 2016

Evaluating the potential effects of the US elections on life science; evolutionary advantages of Neanderthal DNA; coral gene expression adapts to environmental conditions; correcting sickle cell gene with CRISPR

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Trumping Science?

By | November 11, 2016

How will the research enterprise fare under a Donald Trump administration? The scientific community reacts.

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Brain Implant Helps Paralyzed Monkeys Walk Again

By | November 10, 2016

The neuroprosthesis has yet to be tested in humans.

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The strategy to release mosquitos that cannot spread the virus passed a county-level vote but faced opposition in one town. 

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Walgreens Sues Theranos for $140 Million

By | November 10, 2016

The drugstore giant is accusing the blood-testing company of breach of contract, although the full details of the suit have not been disclosed.

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Zika Update

By | November 9, 2016

Testing a new vaccine; Cuba’s aggressive Zika-control tactics pay off 

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More Success Fixing Sickle Cell Gene with CRISPR

By | November 9, 2016

Researchers say they have sufficient in vitro and animal data to apply for human testing.

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TS Picks: November 9, 2016

By | November 9, 2016

US elections edition

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image: Out-of-Sync Light and Heat Levels Disrupt the Body’s Clock

Out-of-Sync Light and Heat Levels Disrupt the Body’s Clock

By | November 9, 2016

Six-hour time lags between daily cycles of light and heat lead the molecular pathways that help fruit flies keep track of time to go haywire.

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