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Infographic: ‘Why not print cancer?’ Here’s what we learn from building glioblastoma on a chip

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If arranging cells in a particular formation was a good way to build cancer models that mimic what’s going on ...
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Treating food allergies by tweaking the microbiome? Trials offer ‘promising but mixed results’

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These days, there is little doubt that the body’s resident bacteria have a big say in how the immune system ...
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Cancer has a male bias and we’re just starting to understand why

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More than half of neurooncologist Josh Rubin’s pediatric brain cancer patients over his 25-year career have been boys. … About a ...
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Gay genes identified? Research met with ‘severe criticism’

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Scanning the genomes of 1,077 homosexual men and 1,231 heterosexual men, researchers identified several genetic regions with multiple single nucleotide ...
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Evidence confirms likely link between regular exercise and reduced cancer risk

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Researchers have long recognized an epidemiological link between exercise and a lower risk of certain cancers, including breast cancer. But ...
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Jack in the corn stalk: Record 45-foot-tall corn plant created by New York breeder

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Gason Karl has been growing corn since he was a teenager. Starting in 1996, he began planting the crop on ...

Brains of schizophrenics may repair themselves over time

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[Psychiatrist] Lena Palaniyappan...and other mental health professionals have noticed is that, unlike those with degenerative neurological disorders[,]...sometimes schizophrenia patients eventually start ...

Zika virus’s rapid 70-year evolution may have given rise to current outbreak

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Comparing the sequences of ...

Synthetic gene networks stored, preserved on freeze-dried paper

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Imagine pulling a small piece of paper out of your desk drawer, adding a drop of water, and within hours ...

Nutrition scientist fights to save Golden Rice research from retraction

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In hopes of preventing the retraction of her 2012 paper in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, which led to much controversy regarding ...

Common lab mouse, though inbred, has significant genetic variation

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The Black 6 mouse strain is the most commonly used lab mouse in the United States, and its highly inbred ...

Extreme diets change your gut bacteria

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Ten volunteers who agreed to eat a diet entirely provided by microbiologist Harvard Peter Turnbaugh and his colleagues are living ...

Epigenetics of drug abuse

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Studying post-mortem human brains of heroin abusers, Yasmin Hurd of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and her ...

Genes may dictate which microbes thrive on your body

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Scouring the genomes and body-wide microbial communities of 93 people, researchers have discovered a link between the composition of the ...

Billion dollar babies of the human genome

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The Human Genome Project (HGP) deciphered the entirety of the human genetic code in just over a decade. Though science ...

Gene therapy approval?

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After 20 years of high-profile failure, gene therapy is finally well on its way to clinical approval ...