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3D genome reconstructed from freeze-dried woolly mammoth

An international research team has assembled a 3D reconstruction of the genome and chromosomal structures of a 52,000-year-old woolly mammoth.

Life Scientist 15 July, 2024

Epstein–Barr virus promotes faster nasopharyngeal cancer growth

The Epstein–Barr virus tricks human cells into turning on specific genes that promote cancerous growth, making nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) tumours grow faster.

Life Scientist 12 July, 2024

New MDMA variants could enable safe psychotherapeutic use

The newly developed MDMA variants have been modified in such a way that the positive effects are retained and the negative effects are reduced.

Life Scientist 11 July, 2024

Lab-grown muscles reveal mysteries of rare genetic disorder

Biomedical engineers have been growing complex, functional 3D muscle tissue from stem cells in order to better understand and test treatments for an extremely rare muscle...

Life Scientist 10 July, 2024

Gene-editing nanoparticles correct mutations in CF models

The nanoparticles successfully edited the disease-causing gene in the lungs of a mouse model of cystic fibrosis (CF), swapping a mutated form with a healthy one that...

Life Scientist 09 July, 2024

Biotechnology
Nanodroplet drug carriers triggered by ultrasound

Nanodroplet drug carriers triggered by ultrasound

By releasing the drug at exactly the desired spot in the body, this allows the total dose to be dramatically lower, which should minimise side...

Article 24 June, 2024
Health & Medical
Singing Found to Aid in the Language Recovery of Stroke Patients

Singing Found to Aid in the Language Recovery of Stroke Patients

A study from the University of Helsinki has provided a new avenue for helping stroke victims who are experiencing a decline in their speech function.

Article 01 July, 2024
Life Sciences
Lab-grown muscles reveal mysteries of rare genetic disorder

Lab-grown muscles reveal mysteries of rare genetic disorder

Biomedical engineers have been growing complex, functional 3D muscle tissue from stem cells in order to better understand and test treatments for...

Article 10 July, 2024
Molecular Biology
3D genome reconstructed from freeze-dried woolly mammoth

3D genome reconstructed from freeze-dried woolly mammoth

An international research team has assembled a 3D reconstruction of the genome and chromosomal structures of a 52,000-year-old woolly mammoth.

Article 15 July, 2024
Lab Technology
Self-driving needle steers its way through living lung tissue

Self-driving needle steers its way through living lung tissue

Researchers have built a compact robotic system that can autonomously steer a flexible needle around anatomical obstacles within the lungs of live...

Article 04 March, 2024
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