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Diagnostics of genetic cardiac diseases using stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes

A new study by Professors Martti Juhola and Katriina Aalto-Setälä of the University of Tampere in Finland demonstrates that with the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning, it is ...

34 minutes ago from Medical Xpress

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Scientists reveal how gut microbes 'recover' after antibiotic treatment

New insight on how antibiotics affect the gut microbiome—the community of microbes that live inside us—has been published in the journal eLife.

19 hours ago from Phys.org

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Collecting bacterial communities from puddles helps solve ecosystem riddles

Researchers have used puddle ecosystems to start to unravel the roles different bacteria play in complex communities.

Tue 19 Jun 18 from Phys.org

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Scientists find potential disease-fighting 'warheads' hidden in bacteria

Bacteria found in soil may harbor a potential game-changer for drug design. A new study by Scripps Research, published today in Nature Communications, suggests scientists could build better ...

Mon 18 Jun 18 from Phys.org

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Meet the microbe that breaks the "universal rule" of DNA

In a similar way to the binary code of ones and zeroes that tell a computer program what to do, living cells follow instructions encoded in DNA to construct organisms. It's long been ...

Mon 18 Jun 18 from Gizmag

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Dirt Could Help Fight Superbugs

About 23,000 Americans die each year due to a bacterial infection resistant to antibiotics. Since 2010, the number of children who have become resistant has increased sevenfold. In recent years, ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Discover Magazine

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Study shows how a gene helps plants manage their protein production in stressful times

The lab of Federica Brandizzi is showing how a gene helps plants adjust protein production during stressful times. The study is in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Thu 14 Jun 18 from Phys.org

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Network biology reveals pathogen targets in the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana

How are proteins in the cells of a flowering plant similar to social networks on Twitter or Facebook? And how might both of those be related to the way pathogens make plants or people sick?

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Phys.org

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Observing the cell's protein factories during self-assembly

Berlin-based researchers have produced snapshots of cellular ribosomes. Their findings could set us on the path towards a new class of antibiotics. The study—a basic science study conducted ...

Thu 14 Jun 18 from Phys.org

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Cryo-EM reveals interaction between major drug targets

For the first time, scientists have visualized the interaction between two critical components of the body's vast cellular communication network, a discovery that could lead to more effective ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Phys.org

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