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Rice Lab Offers New Strategies, Tools for Genome Editing

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Bioengineer Gang Bao and team explore CRISPR-Cas9 alternatives.

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Uncovering the Secrets of Elastin’s Flexibility

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Protein that gives blood vessels and skin their stretchability has its molecular properties revealed.

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Veterinary Teaching Hospital's Underwater Treadmill Aids Recovering Canine Patients

The Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine has an underwater treadmill for dogs.

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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Receives $1.6 Million Gift Commitment from Care+Cure and The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles

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The Care+Cure initiatives of The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles have stated their intent to establish a $1.6 million endowment to fund The Pediatric Epilepsy Fellowship Program at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA). This endowment, announced on International Epilepsy Day, will be used to launch a program in July 2016 that will train one epilepsy fellow every year in perpetuity.

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Wayne State University Technology Enters Exclusive License Agreement with TRImaran Pharma Inc. To Develop New Class of Drugs

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Wayne State University recently entered into an exclusive license agreement with TRImaran Pharma Inc. for a class of novel drugs developed at Wayne State University that aims to offer hope in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD), depression, ADHD and other neurological disorders.

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Legal Expert on Equal Protection, Constitutional Law Available for Comment on Women Registering for Selective Service

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Programming Highlights for the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology will hold its annual meeting April 2 – 6 at the San Diego Convention Center. Below are the scientific symposia highlights.

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Ocean Acidification Makes Coralline Algae Less Robust

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Ocean acidification (the ongoing decrease in the pH of the Earth's oceans, caused by the uptake of CO2 from the atmosphere), is affecting the formation of the skeleton of coralline algae which play an important part in marine biodiversity, new research from the University of Bristol, UK has found.

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UT Researcher Urges Caution on 'Rewilding' to Restore Wild Spaces

Efforts to restore land back to its natural state by reintroducing wild animals has become increasingly popular in recent years. A study co-authored by Dan Simberloff, a researcher at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, said scientific evidence supporting the potential benefits of this form of restoration is limited at best.

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Agricultural Policies in Africa Could Be Harming the Poorest

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Agricultural policies aimed at alleviating poverty in Africa could be making things worse, according to research by the University of East Anglia (UEA).

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Using Medical Marijuana to Stop Seizures in Kids

Desperate for relief, parents are taking unusual steps to help children plagued with seizures. The relief, however, comes in a most unlikely form: marijuana.

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Scientists Elucidate Genetic Underpinnings of Congenital Heart Disease

Mutations in the gene TBX5 have been shown to cause both rare and more prevalent forms of congenital heart disease, yet the underlying mechanisms have remained unclear. A team led by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has now found evidence pointing to a culprit.

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Ag and Food Research Funding Supported

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Innovation needed to meet 21st century challenges

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Why Your Muscles Get Less Sore as You Stick with Your Gym Routine

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BYU research shows unexpected immune system cells may help repair muscles.

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Nanoparticle Therapy That Uses LDL and Fish Oil Kills Liver Cancer Cells, UT Southwestern Researchers Report

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An experimental nanoparticle therapy that combines low-density lipoproteins (LDL) and fish oil preferentially kills primary liver cancer cells without harming healthy cells, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers report.

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Persistent ADHD Associated with Overly Critical Parents

For many children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, symptoms appear to decrease as they age, but for some they do not and one reason may be persistent parental criticism, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

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Restricting Ketamine Would Have 'Dire Consequences' for Surgery in Low-Resource Countries, Anesthesiologists Warn

Proposals to restrict access to ketamine by making it a "Schedule I" drug would have a major impact on the availability of anesthesia and surgery in low- to middle-income countries (LMICs)—where ketamine is often the only general anesthetic drug available, according to a series of commentaries in Anesthesia & Analgesia.

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DHS S&T Announces Winners of National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility Think-and-Do Challenge

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) today announced the winners of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) Think-and-Do Challenge.