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Newswise: UCLA researchers discover new compound that promotes lung health

UCLA researchers discover new compound that promotes lung health

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

A molecule identified by UCLA researchers helps maintain a healthy balance of cells in airway and lung tissue. If the compound, so far only studied in isolated human and mouse cells, has the same effect in people, it may lead to new drugs to treat or prevent lung cancer.

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18-Feb-2020 7:25 PM EST
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Slithering Snakes on a 2-D Plane

Johns Hopkins University

Snakes live in diverse environments ranging from unbearably hot deserts to lush tropical forests, where they slither up trees, rocks and shrubbery every day. By studying how these serpents move, Johns Hopkins engineers have created a snake robot that can nimbly and stably climb large steps.

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12-Feb-2020 2:35 PM EST
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Newswise: Three of the Top 10 Autism Studies of 2019 come from UC Davis MIND Institute

Three of the Top 10 Autism Studies of 2019 come from UC Davis MIND Institute

UC Davis Health

The UC Davis MIND Institute’s Collaborative START Lab behind three of the top 10 autism studies of 2019. The studies explore early interventions and new school transitions for children on the autism spectrum.

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