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Expert reaction to study looking at genes in embryos and whether they are susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 infection in early pregnancy

1 day ago   |   Science Media Centre

A study, published in Open Biology, looked at genes in embryos and whether they are susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 infection in early pregnancy. Dr Shamez Ladhani, Reader in...
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TV tonight: the stuff of life - our genes - under the microscope

7 days ago   |   The Guardian

A comprehensive look at the experiments that could eradicate cancer. Plus: spiced chicken skewers on chef Tom Kerridge's barbecue. Here's what to watch tonight
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Low dose environmental radon exposure and breast tumor gene expression

8 days ago   |   Harvard

Cheng Peng, Natalie DuPre, Trang VoPham, Yujing J. Heng, Gabrielle M. Baker, Christopher A. Rubadue, Kimberly Glass, Abhijeet Sonawane, Oana Zeleznik, Peter Kraft, Susan E...
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Feed-forward regulation adaptively evolves via dynamics rather than topology when there is intrinsic noise

13 days ago   |   Harvard

Kun Xiong, Alex K Lancaster, Mark L Siegal, and Joanna Masel. 2019. “ Feed-forward regulation adaptively evolves via dynamics rather than topology when there is intrinsic noise...
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CRISPR-Cas9 disruption of PD-1 enhances activity of universal EGFRvIII CAR T cells in a preclinical model of human glioblastoma

14 days ago   |   Harvard

Bryan D Choi, Xiaoling Yu, Ana P Castano, Henia Darr, Daniel B Henderson, Amanda A Bouffard, Rebecca C Larson, Irene Scarfò, Stefanie R Bailey, Genevieve M Gerhard, Matthew J...
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High fat diet removes brain's natural brake on overeating

17 days ago   |   Science News for Students

High fat diet removes brain's natural brake on overeating : A gut-busting diet may reprogram the brain to overeat. Cells in their brain usually send a “stop eating” signal when...
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Expert reaction to study looking at cost-effectiveness and health impact of BRCA cancer gene testing in the general population

20 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

A paper, published in Cancers *, has looked at the cost-effectiveness and health impact of conducting BRCA cancer gene testing in the general population. Prof Shirley Hodgson...
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Analyzing ribosome remodeling in health and disease

22 days ago   |   Harvard

Aleksandra A. Petelski and Nikolai Slavov. 2020. “ Analyzing ribosome remodeling in health and disease ”. Publisher's Version Abstract Increasing evidence suggests that...
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Terrie Moffitt interview: Can a young person's genes really set them up for a life of crime?

23 days ago   |   New Scientist

Most adolescents dabble in delinquency, but few become lifetime offenders. Long-running studies can help tell us why and improve policing, says psychologist Terrie Moffitt
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STAT Plus: Blueprint Medicines partners with Roche to develop and sell genetically targeted cancer drug

23 days ago   |   STAT

Blueprint Medicines is partnering with Roche to develop and market a cancer drug near approval for use in patients with tumors that test positive for a specific genetic...
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