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09 Jan 2016
A new technique that has the potential to treat inherited diseases by removing genetic defects has been shown for the first time to hinder retinal... +more
29 Dec 2015
Seven months after South Korea identified its first case of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS), the country is calling the outbreak officially... +more
23 Dec 2015
Cambridge researchers have found the strongest evidence to date that human pluripotent stem cells -- cells that can give rise to all tissues of the... +more
14 Dec 2015
The Periodic Table of Protein Complexes, published today in Science, offers a new way of looking at the enormous variety of structures that proteins... +more
23 Nov 2015
A new gene that makes bacteria highly resistant to a last-resort class of antibiotics has been found in people and pigs in China - including in... +more
09 Nov 2015
Stem-cell scientists led by Dr. John Dick have discovered a completely new view of how human blood is made, upending conventional dogma from the... +more
26 Oct 2015
Young adults with genetically increased Alzheimer’s risk have altered activation patterns in a brain region that is crucial for spatial navigation... +more
18 Oct 2015
Three scientists who developed therapies against parasitic infections have won this year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. The winners... +more
09 Oct 2015
An estimated seven to ten million people worldwide are living with Parkinson's disease (PD), which is an incurable and progressive disease of the... +more
05 Oct 2015
Variations in DNA at a specific location (or 'locus') on the genome that protect African children from developing severe malaria, in some cases... +more

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