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TV tonight: the stuff of life - our genes - under the microscope

4 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

5 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

10 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

11 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

14 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

17 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

20 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?

20 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

20 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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Lab-grown sperm could let infertile men have gene-edited children

21 days ago   |   New Scientist

The first reliable way of isolating and growing sperm stem cells could lead to new fertility treatments, including correcting mutations that block sperm production
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Full Moon 2020 meaning: Why is the August Full Moon called the Sturgeon Moon?

Full Moon 2020 meaning: Why is the August Full Moon called the Sturgeon Moon?

TONIGHT'S Full Moon is known as the Sturgeon Moon and Green Corn Moon - but what is the meaning behind its unusual names? Read more ...

SpaceX latest: Astronaut shares stunning photo of space as Crew Dragon...

SpaceX latest: Astronaut shares stunning photo of space as Crew Dragon reenters Earth

SPACEX'S Crew Dragon has returned to Earth after over two months in orbit, with an astronaut sharing an incredible photo of what reentry to Earth looks like. Read more ...

SpaceX landing: Has SpaceX landed? Where is SpaceX Crew Dragon now?

SpaceX landing: Has SpaceX landed? Where is SpaceX Crew Dragon now?

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SpaceX live stream: How to watch NASA astronauts splashdown in Crew Dragon

SpaceX live stream: How to watch NASA astronauts splashdown in Crew Dragon

THE SpaceX Crew Dragon returns to Earth today and here's how you can live stream the splashdown. Read more ...

Sub-glacial melting, not flowing rivers, may explain martian channels

Sub-glacial melting, not flowing rivers, may explain martian channels

A collage showing Martian valleys at top superimposed with glacial meltwater channels on Devon Island in the Canadian arctic at bottom. The similarity of the channels is... Read more ...

Life on Mars breakthrough: Alien life more likely under ancient ice sheets...

Life on Mars breakthrough: Alien life more likely under ancient ice sheets, scientists say

LIFE on Mars may have been protected from harsh solar radiation by ancient ice sheets, researchers have announced in a major breakthrough. Read more ...

Fireball booms over US: 'Most amazing fireball I have ever seen'

Fireball booms over US: 'Most amazing fireball I have ever seen'

A METEOR boomed over the south of the US, leaving fireball fans stunned with one claiming it to be the most spectacular thing "I have ever seen". Read more ...

Space mystery: Can you guess where this incredible satellite photo was taken?

Space mystery: Can you guess where this incredible satellite photo was taken?

SPACE photos can reveal the natural wonders of the planet in ways land-based photography cannot - but can you guess where this satellite photo was taken? Read more ...

Moon landing faked? Astronomer exposes truth behind NASA Apollo 11 mission

Moon landing faked? Astronomer exposes truth behind NASA Apollo 11 mission

NASA's historic Moon landing has caused controversy as many believe it was faked and one expert has explained why. Read more ...

Jobs for data scientists - once the 'sexiest job in the 21st century' - are...

Jobs for data scientists - once the 'sexiest job in the 21st century' - are down due to the pandemic

Jobs site Indeed found that postings for data scientists are down 43% from this time last year. The job was once named the "sexiest job of the 21st century" by Harvard Business... Read more ...