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Archiving Data with the Language of Life: DNA as a Storage Medium

Archiving Data with the Language of Life: DNA as a Storage Medium

🕔19:13, 19.Feb 2013

After brainstorming in a pub, researchers at the European Bioinformatics Institute have developed a new way of storing digital information in DNA.

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2012: Not Quite the End of the World

2012: Not Quite the End of the World

🕔19:07, 19.Feb 2013

2012 marked a new frontier for the world of science. The discovery of a subatomic particle, new insight into the function of the human genome, and the extension of quantum teleportation are just a few of the year’s extraordinary scientific highlights.

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New Thoughts on the Origins of Ovarian Cancer

New Thoughts on the Origins of Ovarian Cancer

🕔18:51, 14.Feb 2013

The origin of epithelial ovarian cancer is not the ovary, according to a recent discovery in the lab of Dr. Gil Mor.

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Optimistic Outlooks: Positivity toward Aging Helps Seniors Recover from Disability

Optimistic Outlooks: Positivity toward Aging Helps Seniors Recover from Disability

🕔18:46, 14.Feb 2013

Positive outlooks towards aging facilitates recovery in the elderly.

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Match, Manipulate, Medicate: Old Drugs Targeted for New Use

Match, Manipulate, Medicate: Old Drugs Targeted for New Use

🕔15:05, 6.Feb 2013

New drug screening methods could discover important uses for drugs that initially failed clinical tests.

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Bioweapons: Science as a Double-Edged Sword

Bioweapons: Science as a Double-Edged Sword

🕔14:42, 6.Feb 2013

Recent controversies about H1N1 research recall decades of past bioweapons research.

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Microbots: Using Nanotechnology In Medicine

Microbots: Using Nanotechnology In Medicine

🕔16:18, 5.Feb 2013

Scientists and doctors are developing tiny robots that can find targets, deliver drugs, and monitor the body.

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Vaccination Decisions: Selfish, Selfless, or Both? Marketing to Mixed Motives

Vaccination Decisions: Selfish, Selfless, or Both? Marketing to Mixed Motives

🕔00:41, 4.Feb 2013

Most medical decisions appear to be autonomous events affecting only the health of individuals seeking treatment. However, in the context of public health, popular perception influences individual decisions, which in turn determine the health of populations. Isolation yields to interconnectedness.

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Special K: Leader of the Antidepressants Revolution

Special K: Leader of the Antidepressants Revolution

🕔18:40, 2.Feb 2013

Ketamine may become a new revolutionary medicine for the treatment of depression due to its ability to restore and promote synapse connections.

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Public Policy Aids in Curtailing Dangerous Habits

Public Policy Aids in Curtailing Dangerous Habits

🕔18:12, 2.Feb 2013

Dr. Sherry McKee investigates the link between smoking bans and alcohol abuse.

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