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Bird’s Eye Perspective

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

Does the Emperor Have Clothes?


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

Assembly Failure


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


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


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


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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