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Found 76 articles for April 2017.
 
A hardy rodent with 'extraordinary' anticancer defences
6-April-2017

Scientists are getting closer to understanding how naked mole rats, the world’s longest living rodent species, avoid cancer, which could lead to safer stem cell therapies for human diseases.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Medicine
 
The gene that turns epilepsy treatment deadly
6-April-2017

Screening patients for a gene variant before starting epilepsy treatment could reduce the incidence of life-threatening drug reactions.

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Contact: Darmarajah Nadarajah Institution: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Category: Medicine
 
Multiplexed biosensors to benefit healthcare
6-April-2017

Fast, cost-effective electrochemical platforms show promise for highly-sensitive detection of different strains of influenza and diarrhoea-causing pathogens.

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Contact: Eliza Stefaniw Institution: King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi Category: Medicine
 
Social media at the frontline of disease surveillance
6-April-2017

Social networking sites could be used to monitor and respond to global disease outbreaks.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) Category: Medicine
 
Supermassive black holes stifle galaxy growth
6-April-2017

Supermassive black hole winds in a newly discovered class of galaxies are so energetic they suppress future star formation.

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Contact: Motoko Kakubayashi Institution: Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU) Category: Science
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