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Malfunction in Cancer-Preventing NONO Protein Worsens Effects of UV Radiation

Researchers have uncovered a new molecular mechanism - a function of the NONO protein - whereby cells protect their genome from the detrimental effect of UV radiation and govern DNA replication in cellular mitosis. A recent study investigates what happens when this molecular mechanism malfunctions.

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Trending Stories Report for 27 May 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: genetics, cancer, nanotech, elderly care, marketing research, energy, children's health, and immunology.

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Trending Stories Report for 21 May 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: gun regulation, psychology and altruism, big data, threats to coral reefs, extra-terrestrial life, personalized diets, metabolic syndrome and heart health, new drug target to treat arthritis, and archeologists find oldest tools.

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La Jolla Institute Scientists Reveal Potential New Drug Target for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Researchers at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, in collaboration with colleagues the University of California, San Diego, identified a novel drug target for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis that focuses on the cells that are directly responsible for the cartilage damage in affected joints.

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Dartmouth Researchers Engineer Micro-Factory to Attack Tumors

A team of Dartmouth investigators have engineered therapeutic cells encapsulated in nanoporous capsules to secrete antitumor molecules from within the tumor.

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New Findings Support University Bid for Bandages to Enter the Electronic Age

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The most detailed study to date showing how electrical stimulation accelerates wound healing has been carried out in 40 volunteers by University of Manchester scientists.

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Neuromodulation Innovation – and Reimbursement

"Innovations in Neuromodulation," a preconference of the International Neuromodulation Society 12th World Congress, presents updates and opinions from representatives of early–stage companies and venture capitalists to approximately 200 investors, entrepreneurs, device company executives, and medical professionals.

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Trending Stories Report for 12 May 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: tick-borne disease, 3D printing, childhood cancer and obesity, nursing, low-back pain, brain cells, and fluid dynamics.

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Trending Stories Report for 11 May 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: vision research, DOE research, aging, mental health, children's health, cancer, tick-borne disease, and drone technology.

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Malaria's Doorway to Infect Blood Cells Identified; Potential to Close it, Lock it, Throw Away the Key

Scientists have identified a protein on the surface of human red blood cells that serves as an essential entry point for invasion by the malaria parasite. This discovery opens up a promising new avenue for the development of therapies to treat and prevent malaria.