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Eliminating Parkinson’s may eventually be possible with a ‘stunning’ single treatment

[Researchers found] a new therapeutic approach for Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases. Just a single treatment to inhibit [the ...
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‘Bridge to transplant’: Mini human livers grown in rats spurs research that could alleviate transplant shortage

Using skin cells from human volunteers, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have created fully functional mini ...
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‘Thinness gene’ could offer genetically engineered weight control strategy

While others may be dieting and hitting the gym hard to stay in shape, some people stay slim effortlessly no ...
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Vitamin D appears to reduce complications and lower probably of dying from coronavirus

Researchers from Trinity College Dublin are calling on the government in Ireland to change recommendations for vitamin D supplements. A ...
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‘Genetic scrambling’ over millions of years makes it difficult to understand Earth’s earliest life

Biologists have long hoped to understand the nature of the earliest living organisms on Earth. If they could, they might ...
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Can the human body survive a trip to Mars unharmed? New study casts doubt on safety of long-term space travel

Extended periods in space have long been known to cause vision problems in astronauts. Now a new study in the ...
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For treating epileptic seizures, pharmaceutical CBD is more effective than ‘artisanal’ alternatives, researchers say

Children and teens with epilepsy who were treated with pharmaceutical cannabidiol (CBD) had much better seizure control than those who were treated ...
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Video: Two mutations join forces to create deadlier cancer

Brian Stallard | 
Sometimes the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Researchers at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory have discovered that ...
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Gene-silencing biopesticide targets harmful insects without threatening pollinators

Sean Barton | 
A natural, sustainable alternative to pesticides that targets specific pests, without harming beneficial pollinators such as honeybees, is being developed ...
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Measuring the risks, potential of CRISPR

Greg Licholai | 
The gene editing technology CRISPR has prompted both breathless predictions of medical breakthroughs and warnings of apocalypse. Yale Insights asked ...