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Lab-grown nose cells could treat spinal cord injuries

Griffith University researchers have designed a new way to grow nose cells in the lab, in a breakthrough that heralds hope for sufferers of spinal cord injuries.

Life Scientist 14 August, 2018

Virbac to distribute new anticancer treatment for dogs

Animal health company Virbac will market and distribute tigilanol tiglate, an anticancer pharmaceutical from QBiotics, to veterinary markets in the US, the UK and the EU.

Life Scientist 13 August, 2018

Crowdsourced algorithms help predict epileptic seizures

Epileptic seizure prediction is now possible in a wider range of patients than previously thought, thanks to the crowdsourcing of more than 10,000 algorithms worldwide.

Life Scientist 13 August, 2018

New immune cells added to blood cell 'atlas'

Melbourne researchers have revealed the identities of new subsets of immune cells at the frontline of our body's defences against infection.

Life Scientist 10 August, 2018

New view of how living cells make energy

Researchers have made a fundamental discovery about the atomic structure of the biological machine that makes mitochondrial ribosomes, providing a new means to target this...

Life Scientist 09 August, 2018

Biotechnology
Peptide drug could treat liver cancer more effectively

Peptide drug could treat liver cancer more effectively

A novel peptide drug called FFW could potentially stop the development of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), or primary liver cancer.

Article 06 August, 2018
Health & Medical
Non-viral CRISPR genome editing

Non-viral CRISPR genome editing

UC San Francisco scientists have genetically reprogrammed T cells without using viruses to insert DNA.

Article 16 July, 2018
Life Sciences
Genetic variation discovered in cancer cell lines

Genetic variation discovered in cancer cell lines

While scientists have thought that individual cell lines remain genetically uniform, they can in fact evolve in ways that dramatically change their...

Article 09 August, 2018
Molecular Biology
Yin Yang protein may fuel breast cancer growth

Yin Yang protein may fuel breast cancer growth

Cancer cells are much more reliant on the Yin Yang1 molecule than normal cells, and this may drive breast cancer growth.

Article 26 July, 2018
Lab Technology
Award-winning digital innovations for the health sector

Award-winning digital innovations for the health sector

The winning entries in the 2015 national iAwards have brought a range of benefits to a variety of sectors — with the health sector being no...

Article 09 September, 2015
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