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A single dose for good measure: How an anti-nuclear-contamination pill could also help MRI patients

When chemist Rebecca Abergel and her team at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) successfully developed an anti-radiation-poisoning pill in 2014, ...

Fri 13 Sep 19 from Medical Xpress

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Scientists identify rare evolutionary intermediates to understand the origin of eukaryotes

A new study by Yale scientists provides a key insight into a milestone event in the early evolution of life on EarthŚthe origin of the cell nucleus and complex cells called eukaryotes.

Wed 11 Sep 19 from

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Major environmental challenge as microplastics are harming our drinking water

Plastics in our waste streams are breaking down into tiny particles, causing potentially catastrophic consequences for human health and our aquatic systems, finds research from the University ...

Fri 6 Sep 19 from

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Engineering microbial peer pressure

Thu 5 Sep 19 from Science Now

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More targeted, less toxic: The golden future of cancer treatment

Researchers have engineered gold-based molecules that target cancer cells and leave healthy cells unharmed, in a critical step towards precision cancer drugs with fewer toxic side effects.

Fri 6 Sep 19 from Medical Xpress

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Atlanta Sterilizer Closes as Locals Plan Air Tests

In a related matter, state Sen. Jen Jordan and two area residents filed a lawsuit asking a Fulton County judge to throw out a consent order on the Sterigenics construction plan that the company ...

Fri 6 Sep 19 from WebMD

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The plus and minus of microtubules

Microtubules are protein polymers that assemble into dynamic structures, essential for cell division, shape, motility, and transport of intracellular cargos.

Mon 9 Sep 19 from

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Researchers develop a tool for rapid breakdown of cellular proteins

Cellular functions depend on the functionality of proteins, and these functions are disturbed in diseases. A core aim of cell biological research is to determine the functions of individual ...

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Biodegradable anti-cancer treatment micro-robot

Professor Hongsoo Choi's research team in the Department of Robotics Engineering & DGIST-ETH Microrobot Research Center (DEMRC) at DGIST (President Young Kuk) succeeded in developing a biodegradable ...

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