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New research could significantly accelerate drug discovery - EurekAlert (press release)


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The three researchers each brought something different to the work. Dr. Neuwald, who has worked on protein analysis for years, has a varied background, with experience in molecular biology, computer science and Bayesian statistics. Dr. Aravind is a ...

Stem cell breakthrough may give people with paralysis their sense of touch back - Digital Trends


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“Our work is exciting because we are the first to apply the right signals that tell stem cells how to become a type of spinal sensory neurons, the neurons that normally reside in the spinal cord that let you experience and react to the environment ...

Regular ibuprofen usage "alters human testicular physiology ... - Boing Boing


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A small cohort of 31 healthy young men who took 600mg of ibuprofen twice a day for six weeks developed "compensated hypogonadism" (little balls), because the ibuprofen interfered with their testosterone production and their gonads had to work overtime ...
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