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The organs showed neural activity for up to 36 hours, adding fuel to discussions about the ethics of future neuroscientific research.

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Big Data in 3 Dimensions

By Jim Daley | May 1, 2018

Viewing oncogenic mutations in 3-D showed that they cluster together on folded proteins.

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Book Excerpt from The Power of Rare

By Victoria Jackson and Michael Yeaman | May 1, 2018

In chapter 4, “Building a Cure Machine,” author Victoria Jackson reveals the challenges in launching a foundation focused on funding research on a rare disease.

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Caught on Camera

By The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2018

Selected rare-disease Images of the Day from the-scientist.com

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Researchers stumbled across the connection while searching for ways to reduce vision problems in people with achromatopsia.

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Copper Connections

By Jim Daley | May 1, 2018

Researchers initially set out to investigate the relationship between copper homeostasis and the rare Menkes disease, but they also found links to Parkinson’s.

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Eliza’s Story

By The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2018

Watch the viral video that helped the family of a child with Sanfilippo syndrome raise more than $2 million.

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Fighting Canavan Disease

By The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2018

Meet the family seeking to fund research into a rare disease that afflicts their two boys.

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The devices, which could one day treat children with esophageal atresia and short bowel, were recently tested in pigs.

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Ten-Minute Sabbatical

By The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2018

Take a break from the bench to puzzle and peruse.

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