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Hoping to save front-line medical staff a lot of time, Canadian specialists in biomedical chemistry work on a new screening test for the virus.
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Shedding light on hidden HIV

Initiating antiretroviral therapy at a very early stage makes HIV reservoirs shrink by 100 times, researchers in Canada, the U.S. and Thailand find.
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Anonymous no more: combining genetics with genealogy to identify the dead in unmarked graves

A method developed by a team of geneticists, archaeologists and demographers may make it possible to identify thousands of individuals whose remains lie in unmarked graves.
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Shaping the rings of molecules

Canadian chemists discover a natural process to control the shape of "macrocycles," molecules of large rings of atoms, for use in pharmaceuticals and electronics.
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Major discovery in the genetics of Down syndrome

New research highlights the RCAN1 gene’s effect on memory and learning.
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HIV antibody therapy is associated with enhanced immune responses in infected individuals

In a study in Nature Medicine, researchers describe how injection of neutralizing antibodies are associated with enhanced T cell responses that specifically recognize HIV.
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'Scrambled' cells fix themselves

In the human body, cells shield themselves from disease-causing microbes by scrambling their lipids into liquids, according to new research.
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AI to help monitor behaviour

Algorithms based on artificial intelligence do better at supporting educational and clinical decision-making, according to a new study.
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Not All Canadians Feeling the Heat of Climate Change

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