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Chickens may illuminate how humans developed sharp daylight vision
23-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Does the Emperor Have Clothes?

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Decades after the discovery of anti-obesity hormone, scant evidence that leptin keeps lean people lean, scientists caution
23-Jun-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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At a glance: Most frequent genetic cause of ALS and a form of dementia (FTD) is known to produce toxic peptides that interfere with RNA splicing—an intermediary step in generating functional proteins from genes. New Harvard Medical School...
12-Jun-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Low Levels of Vitamin a May Fuel TB Risk

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At a glance: People with low levels of vitamin A living in households with people who have TB were 10 times more likely to develop the disease themselves. The study findings suggest that vitamin A supplementation may offer powerful...
12-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Warren Alpert Foundation Honors Five Pioneers in Cancer Immunology

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Scientists recognized for seminal discoveries in cancer’s ability to thwart immune surveillance that paved the way to immune-based cancer therapies
6-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Recipe for Success

-Mail-order liver helps researchers identify elusive protein linked to cancer, neurodegeneration
5-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Call to Preserve Cancer Care

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Harvard Medical School Expert Calls for Protection of Critical Gains Made in Cancer Care Under Obamacare
24-May-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Social Networking for the Proteome, Upgraded

At a glance: BioPlex network identifies protein interaction partners for more than 5,800 protein-coding genes, representing more than a quarter of the human genome. The network maps over 56,000 unique protein-to-protein interactions among nearly...
16-May-2017 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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