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How cells measure themselves

How do cells measure themselves? Now we have an answer to this long-standing biological question......»»

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Pinpointing how cancer cells turn aggressive

As deadly as it is, cancer metastasis is a poorly understood process. A new study describes a cutting-edge tool for tracing the lineage and gene expression of thousands of individual metastatic cancer cells. Their findings open new angles for investi.....»»

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New way to 3D-print custom medical devices to boost performance and bacterial resistance

Using a new 3D printing process, researchers have discovered how to tailor-make artificial body parts and other medical devices with built-in functionality that offers better shape and durability, while cutting the risk of bacterial infection at the.....»»

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Nearly one in five patients who die from unexplained sudden cardiac death have suspicious gene, study finds

Researchers have found that nearly 20 percent of patients with unexplained sudden cardiac death -- most of whom were under age 50 -- carried rare genetic variants. These variants likely raised their risk of sudden cardiac death......»»

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Predisposition to addiction may be genetic, study finds

People who have a high sensation-seeking trait in the brain could be more susceptible to drug addition, according to a new study......»»

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Study confirms safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccination in people with cancer

In a review of 200 patients with a wide spectrum of cancer diagnoses, researchers found that after full vaccination, 94 percent of patients overall demonstrated seroconversion, which was determined by the presence of antibodies to the SARS-CoV-2 spik.....»»

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Women"s mental health has higher association with dietary factors

Women's mental health likely has a higher association with dietary factors than men's, according to new research......»»

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Nucleosome breathing from atomistic time snapshots

Computer simulations visualize in atomic detail how DNA opens while wrapped around proteins......»»

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Internal compression stocking helps against varicose veins

A new study finds that rather than destroying or removing defective veins, it is possible to repair them by using a sheath. They are thus saved for later use as a bypass......»»

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People who have trouble sleeping are at a higher risk of dying early - especially diabetics

People with sleep problems are at an increased risk of dying young, finds a new study......»»

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Drinking alcohol is linked to reduced chances of pregnancy

A study of the associations between drinking alcohol and the chances of becoming pregnant suggests that women who want to conceive should avoid heavy drinking. In the second half of menstrual cycle even moderate drinking is linked to reduced chances.....»»

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Increasing the memory capacity of intelligent systems based on the function of human neurons

Researchers have recently developed a new artificial neuron inspired by the different modes of operation of human neurons. This process has enabled recurrent networks to learn temporal relationships of more than a thousand discrete time units where c.....»»

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Cholesterol metabolite induces production of cancer-promoting vesicles

Scientists studying the link between cholesterol and breast cancer report that a byproduct of cholesterol metabolism causes some cells to send out cancer-promoting signals to other cells. These signals are packaged in membrane-bound compartments call.....»»

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Study finds COVID-19 vaccines safe for IBD patients

Patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) do not appear to have increased risk of side effects from the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, according to a recent study. In fact, those being treated with advanced immune-modifying therapies may.....»»

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Not just a phase for RNAs

A phenomenon in which an RNA named NORAD drives a protein named Pumilio to form liquid droplets in cells, much like oil in water, appears to tightly regulate the activity of Pumilio. A new study suggests that such RNA-driven 'phase separation,' in tu.....»»

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Language extinction triggers loss of unique medicinal knowledge

Indigenous peoples pass on their knowledge of medicinal plants orally. If their languages go extinct, valuable medical knowledge will be lost. A study estimates that 75% of the world's medicinal plant applications are only known in one language......»»

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A new culprit in antibacterial resistance: Cysteine persulfide

Scientists have developed a new, highly sensitive analytical method that can detect degraded beta-lactam antibacterial agents used in the treatment of bacterial infections. With this method, researchers found that reactive sulfur species produced by.....»»

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Warmer temperatures lessen COVID-19 spread, but control measures still needed, study finds

New research shows transmission of the virus behind COVID-19 varies seasonally, but warmer conditions are not enough to prevent transmission......»»

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Better-fitting face masks greatly improve COVID-19 protection

Researchers have found that while N95 masks are effective barriers against airborne diseases like COVID-19, poorly fitting masks can have substantial leaks around the face that reduce their effectiveness and increase the risk of infection......»»

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New adaptable nanoparticle platform enables enhanced delivery of gene therapies

Scientists have developed polypeptide-based materials that act as effective vectors for delivering gene therapies. The new platform enables the vectors to be adapted to suit the specific gene therapy cargo......»»

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