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Biology Textbooks Wrong? New Research Reveals the Secret Behind a Key Cellular Process
Biology Textbooks Wrong? New Research Reveals the Secret Behind a Key Cellular Process
aweGene | 28 November
For the first time, researchers describe how Rho protein really stops gene expression.New research has identified and described a cellular process that,
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The key to stopping Alzheimer's, according to Bill Gates
The key to stopping Alzheimer's, according to Bill Gates
aweGene | 28 November
My family loves to do jigsaw puzzles. It’s one of our favorite activities to do together, especially when we’re on vacation. There is something so satisfying
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Imaging Method Reveals a “Symphony of Cellular Activities”
Imaging Method Reveals a “Symphony of Cellular Activities”
aweGene | 26 November
Within a single cell, thousands of molecules, such as proteins, ions, and other signaling molecules, work together to perform all kinds of functions —
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Tonight's Sky: November
Tonight's Sky: November
aweGene | 07 November
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Low-carb diet coaching boosts health for people with diabetes
Low-carb diet coaching boosts health for people with diabetes
aweGene | 07 November
The weight counseling approach emphasized a low-carb diet, with participants logging better weight loss, less use of diabetes medications, and fewer
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These Scientists Just Completed a 3D ‘Google Earth’ for the Brain
These Scientists Just Completed a 3D ‘Google Earth’ for the Brain
aweGene | 27 October
Human brain maps are a dime a dozen these days. Maps that detail neurons in a certain region. Maps that draw out functional connections between those cells.
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Which Kids are Most Likely to Succeed in School? Scientists Say Genes Offer a Clue
Which Kids are Most Likely to Succeed in School? Scientists Say Genes Offer a Clue
aweGene | 20 October
Many factors boost a child's chance of success in school — like having wealthy parents who can afford tutors. But recent research has raised another
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Engineering Synthetic Morphogen Systems that Can Program Multicellular Patterning
Engineering Synthetic Morphogen Systems that Can Program Multicellular Patterning
aweGene | 20 October
One of the core processes of development biology involves establishing positions of various cells within a tissue, called morphogenesis. DARPA BETR performers
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Tonight's Sky: October
Tonight's Sky: October
aweGene | 11 October
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For the First Time, Scientists Fully Sequenced the Human X Chromosome
For the First Time, Scientists Fully Sequenced the Human X Chromosome
aweGene | 11 October
The sequencing of the human genome was one of the greatest scientific feats of the past century, but it’s a little-known fact that it’s still a work in
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A Newly-Discovered Tiny CRISPR Protein Packs a Giant Punch For Human Gene Editing
A Newly-Discovered Tiny CRISPR Protein Packs a Giant Punch For Human Gene Editing
aweGene | 11 October
The CRISPR family just grew bigger. The newcomer? A tiny DNA-chomping Cas protein, tucked away inside giant viruses.That’s the recent finding from Dr. Jennifer
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Inflammation: the key factor that explains vulnerability to severe COVID
Inflammation: the key factor that explains vulnerability to severe COVID
aweGene | 11 October
The severity of COVID-19 can vary hugely. In some it causes no symptoms at all and in others it’s life threatening, with some people particularly
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Is Aging a Disease You Can Reverse? A Look at the Science Behind the Longevity Movement
Is Aging a Disease You Can Reverse? A Look at the Science Behind the Longevity Movement
aweGene | 27 September
DAVE ASPREY, founder of the supplement company Bulletproof and one of the many Silicon Valley tech titans obsessed with lengthening their life spans, famously
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Bill Gates: "The End of the Epidemic, Best Case, is Probably 2022"
Bill Gates: "The End of the Epidemic, Best Case, is Probably 2022"
aweGene | 21 September
Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, said that even though he expects vaccine approvals to come by
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The Genetic Engineering Genie Is Out of the Bottle
The Genetic Engineering Genie Is Out of the Bottle
aweGene | 17 September
Usually good for a conspiracy theory or two, U.S. President Donald Trump has suggested that the virus causing COVID-19 was either intentionally
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How technology will lead to a new race of super-intelligent immortal beings
How technology will lead to a new race of super-intelligent immortal beings
aweGene | 07 September
The rapid development of so-called NBIC technologies – nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cognitive science – are giving rise to
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CRISPR CELL THERAPY COULD TURN BAD FAT INTO GOOD FAT
CRISPR CELL THERAPY COULD TURN BAD FAT INTO GOOD FAT
aweGene | 05 September
Researchers recently discovered a novel way to fight obesity — tricking white fat into acting more like brown fat, and in turn, burning higher levels of energy
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A Year After Gene Therapy, Boys With Muscular Dystrophy Are Healthier and Stronger
A Year After Gene Therapy, Boys With Muscular Dystrophy Are Healthier and Stronger
aweGene | 26 August
Two and a half years ago, a study published in Science Advances detailed how the gene editing tool CRISPR/Cas-9 repaired genetic mutations
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