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Evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a potential cause of dementia caused by repeated blows to the head, has been found in the brains of former association football (soccer) players examined at the UCL Queen …
Evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a potential cause of dementia caused by repeated blows to the head, has been …
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A team of scientists from the Salk Institute in the United States created a stir last week with the announcement that they had created hybrid human-pig foetuses.The story was widely reported, although some outlets …
A team of scientists from the Salk Institute in the United States created a stir last week with the announcement …
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Kyoto University researchers have identified a new way vitamin D helps control the balance of lipids in the body. This key finding could advance development of new treatments for metabolic disorders and certain cancers.A …
Kyoto University researchers have identified a new way vitamin D helps control the balance of lipids in the body. This …
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Primary cilia Primary cilia are antenna-like structures that are present on the surface of most cells in the human body. The cilia are essential mediators of communication between the different cells in the body. If …
Primary cilia Primary cilia are antenna-like structures that are present on the surface of most cells in the human body. …
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Biologists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified a brain hormone that appears to trigger fat burning in the gut. Their findings in animal models could have implications for future pharmaceutical development."This was …
Biologists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified a brain hormone that appears to trigger fat burning in the …
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Efforts by Salk Institute researchers to grow the first embryos containing cells from humans and pigs proved more challenging than anticipated, they report January 26 in Cell. Human/animal chimeras can offer insights into early human …
Efforts by Salk Institute researchers to grow the first embryos containing cells from humans and pigs proved more challenging than …
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Scientists have discovered that a biological molecule important in cell growth (STAT3) is also critical in protecting us against infection - so much so that we would be unable to fight the common flu virus …
Scientists have discovered that a biological molecule important in cell growth (STAT3) is also critical in protecting us against infection …
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A team of scientists from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found a way to get skin to regenerate using fat cells, something that was previously thought to be impossible …
A team of scientists from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found a way to get …
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A new method of stimulating the renewal of living stem cells in tooth pulp using an Alzheimer's drug has been discovered by a team of researchers at King's College London.Following trauma or an infection, …
A new method of stimulating the renewal of living stem cells in tooth pulp using an Alzheimer's drug has been …
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