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Lowell Sun
Mass. Life Sciences adviser quitsBy Matt Murphy State House News Service BOSTON -- Frustrated by his belief that
Mass. Life Sciences adviser quits
Lowell Sun / Posted 11 hours ago
By Matt Murphy State House News Service BOSTON -- Frustrated by his belief that the Baker administration's support for the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center is "dwindling," the founding member of a panel that advises the agency on investments has... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mass. Life Sciences Center advisor resigns, questions Baker administration commitment - The Boston GlobeBill Brett for The Boston Globe/File 2009 MIT professor Harvey Lodish was the
Mass. Life Sciences Center advisor resigns, questions Baker administration commitment - The Boston Globe
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
Bill Brett for The Boston Globe/File 2009 MIT professor Harvey Lodish was the founding chairman of the board that advises the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center. The founding chairman of the board that advises the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Research Spotlight: Researchers propose aberrant genes as cure for ALSResearchers propose aberrant genes as cure for ALS After six years studying am
Research Spotlight: Researchers propose aberrant genes as cure for ALS
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Researchers propose aberrant genes as cure for ALS After six years studying amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, an incurable neurodegenerative disease, a team of five University faculty members received a $1.8 million research grant from the ALS Finding... Read more
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The Advocate
Triple slide, rock climbing wall, drums to be features of Donaldsonville’s newest parkAdd a “spinner” that lets children hold onto an overhead circular bar and spin
Triple slide, rock climbing wall, drums to be features of Donaldsonville’s newest park
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
Add a “spinner” that lets children hold onto an overhead circular bar and spin through the air and a “track ride” that works like a small version of a zip line, and it sounds like a dream come true for kids. The dream began with an idea from one of... Read more
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Science Daily
Delivering genes across the blood-brain barrier: Biologists have developed vector capable of noninvasive delivery of genetic cargo throughout the adult central nervous system"By figuring out a way to get genes across the blood-brain barrier, we are able
Delivering genes across the blood-brain barrier: Biologists have developed vector capable of noninvasive delivery of genetic cargo throughout the adult central nervous system
Science Daily / Posted 6 days ago
"By figuring out a way to get genes across the blood-brain barrier, we are able to deliver them throughout the adult brain with high efficiency," says Ben Deverman, a senior research scientist at Caltech and lead author of a paper describing the work... Read more
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Business Wire
PureTech Expands Scientific Advisory Board and Appoints New Senior Advisors“Our new advisors are visionaries in their fields and bring world-class experie
PureTech Expands Scientific Advisory Board and Appoints New Senior Advisors
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
“Our new advisors are visionaries in their fields and bring world-class experience to PureTech’s growing advisory network of distinguished scientists and clinicians,” said Daphne Zohar, Chief Executive Officer of PureTech Health. “We are delighted to... Read more
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PhysOrg
Recombinant bacterium boosts production of compound that can relieve menopause symptomsA soy isoflavone derivative that goes by the scientific moniker, (S)-equol, has
Recombinant bacterium boosts production of compound that can relieve menopause symptoms
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
A soy isoflavone derivative that goes by the scientific moniker, (S)-equol, has proven potent for mitigating menopausal symptoms. However, it has been impossible to produce in quantities sufficient for widespread commercial nutraceutical production.... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New €5.6 million project aims to develop cell-based haemophilia A therapyLoughborough University is working with a team of international partners on a n
New €5.6 million project aims to develop cell-based haemophilia A therapy
News-Medical-Net / Posted 13 days ago
Loughborough University is working with a team of international partners on a new €5.6 million project to develop a cell based haemophilia A therapy. People with haemophilia have prolonged abnormal bleeding as a result of trauma. Haemophilia A, also... Read more
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Science Daily
Researchers pinpoint place where cancer cells may begin: Scientists use fruit fly genetics to understand how things could go wrong in cancerThe fruit fly's eye is an intricate pattern of many different specialized cells
Researchers pinpoint place where cancer cells may begin: Scientists use fruit fly genetics to understand how things could go wrong in cancer
Science Daily / Posted 17 days ago
The fruit fly's eye is an intricate pattern of many different specialized cells, such as light-sensing neurons and cone cells. Because flies share with humans many of the same cancer-causing genes, scientists use the precisely made compound eye of... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Northwestern researchers use fruit fly genetics to understand how things may go wrong in cancerCancer cells are normal cells that go awry by making bad developmental decision
Northwestern researchers use fruit fly genetics to understand how things may go wrong in cancer
News-Medical-Net / Posted 17 days ago
Cancer cells are normal cells that go awry by making bad developmental decisions during their lives. In a study involving the fruit fly equivalent of an oncogene implicated in many human leukemias, Northwestern University researchers have gained... Read more
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Daily Mail
Quantum nanoparticles 20,000 times smaller than hair kill superbugsCould quantum dots win the battle against superbugs? Researchers say nanopartic
Quantum nanoparticles 20,000 times smaller than hair kill superbugs
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
Could quantum dots win the battle against superbugs? Researchers say nanoparticles 20,000 times smaller than a human hair can kill bacteria Dots resemble the tiny semiconductors used in consumer electronics Successfully killed 92 percent of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers pinpoint place where cancer cells may beginThe fruit fly's eye is an intricate pattern of many different specialized cells
Researchers pinpoint place where cancer cells may begin
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
The fruit fly's eye is an intricate pattern of many different specialized cells, and scientists use it as a workhorse to study what goes wrong in human cancer. In a new study of the fly's eye, Northwestern University researchers have gained insight... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Four USF professors selected as AIMBE College of FellowsFour University of South Florida professors have been elected to the 2016 Colle
Four USF professors selected as AIMBE College of Fellows
News-Medical-Net / Posted 18 days ago
Four University of South Florida professors have been elected to the 2016 College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE): Cesario Borlongan and Shyam Mohapatra from the USF Morsani College of Medicine, USF... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Adaptive, light-activated nanotherapy effective against drug-resistant bacteriaIn the ever-escalating evolutionary battle with drug-resistant bacteria, humans
Adaptive, light-activated nanotherapy effective against drug-resistant bacteria
News-Medical-Net / Posted 19 days ago
In the ever-escalating evolutionary battle with drug-resistant bacteria, humans may soon have a leg up thanks to adaptive, light-activated nanotherapy developed by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria such... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
CU researchers use light-activated nanoparticles used to kill antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs'BOULDER, Colo. - In the battle between humans and drug-resistant bacteria, we a
CU researchers use light-activated nanoparticles used to kill antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs'
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 19 days ago
BOULDER, Colo. - In the battle between humans and drug-resistant bacteria, we are losing. “Because [infections] are gaining resistance to not just one, but multiple antibiotics. So that's really scary,” said Anushree Chatterjee, an assistant... Read more
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Science Daily
Light-activated nanoparticles prove effective against antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs'Antibiotic-resistant bacteria such as Salmonella, E. Coli and Staphylococcus in
Light-activated nanoparticles prove effective against antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs'
Science Daily / Posted 20 days ago
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria such as Salmonella, E. Coli and Staphylococcus infect some 2 million people and kill at least 23,000 people in the United States each year. Efforts to thwart these so-called "superbugs" have consistently fallen short due... Read more
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PhysOrg
Light-activated nanoparticles prove effective against antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs'In the ever-escalating evolutionary battle with drug-resistant bacteria, humans
Light-activated nanoparticles prove effective against antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs'
PhysOrg / Posted 20 days ago
In the ever-escalating evolutionary battle with drug-resistant bacteria, humans may soon have a leg up thanks to adaptive, light-activated nanotherapy developed by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria such... Read more
7 related stories
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The Register NorthJersey.com
H.S. girls fencing: Bergen Tech makes mark - FencingMADISON – For the Bergen Tech fencers, it turned out to be the best moment in t
H.S. girls fencing: Bergen Tech makes mark - Fencing
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 21 days ago
MADISON – For the Bergen Tech fencers, it turned out to be the best moment in the history of the school’s nine-year program. Earning an overall bronze medal at the prestigious Santelli tournament Saturday and a runner-up finish in saber, the Knights... Read more
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The Columbian
WSU says researcher faked poop-to-power dataA researcher exploring ways to convert cow poop into electrical power faked dat
WSU says researcher faked poop-to-power data
The Columbian / Posted 23 days ago
A researcher exploring ways to convert cow poop into electrical power faked data and claimed his laboratory notebook blew into a manure pit, according to a Washington State University. The university also concluded that Craig Frear, who was an... Read more

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