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July 27, 2021
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Sizzling science: How to grill a flavorful steak
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Sizzling science: How to grill a flavorful steak

July 17, 2021

Want to learn how cooking transforms beef’s flavor? Meat scientists have the answers.

Exercise and fatty food: Using plasma proteomics to understand obesity
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Exercise and fatty food: Using plasma proteomics to understand obesity

July 15, 2021

“Eat right and exercise” – it’s what we always hear. Now, new research shows just how the combination could help fight obesity.

Alternatives to animals
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Alternatives to animals

July 14, 2021

Could organoids and computational techniques someday replace mouse models? These researchers are working on it.

Using artificial intelligence to discover new treatments for superbugs
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Using artificial intelligence to discover new treatments for superbugs

July 11, 2021

Machine learning is pointing researchers toward molecules that are structurally different from current antibiotics

Ambitious gene editing needs an ambitious pair of scissors
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Ambitious gene editing needs an ambitious pair of scissors

July 10, 2021

Amit Choudhary speaks about being agnostic to scientific disciplines, and the power of CRISPR/Cas9.

Turning yeast cells into labs for studying drivers of gene regulation
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Turning yeast cells into labs for studying drivers of gene regulation

July 10, 2021

Researchers have developed a more efficient platform for studying proteins that play a key role in regulating gene expression.

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From the journals: MCP
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From the journals: MCP

July 7, 2021

Linking phosphorylation and synaptic vesicles recycling. How kinase responses affect plant development. Identifying protein interactions in prostate cancer.

Out for blood in the search to stall aging
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Out for blood in the search to stall aging

July 3, 2021

A gaggle of biotech startups are trying vastly different approaches to spin animal studies into the next big anti-aging therapy. It’s too early to know which, if any, will succeed.

From the journals: JBC
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From the journals: JBC

June 30, 2021

An antibody that lessens lung cancer. A new method to tackle toxic tau. A link between carbs and liver fat. Read about papers on these and other topics in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.

We need to make scientific papers understandable for nonscientists
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We need to make scientific papers understandable for nonscientists

June 29, 2021

The public is ill-equipped to understand scientists’ technical and jargon-filled writing, so people rely on the media and alternative sources for their scientific information. Sometimes this works out fine. Sometimes not.

With a zap of electricity, scientists write a message into bacterial DNA for the first time
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With a zap of electricity, scientists write a message into bacterial DNA for the first time

June 27, 2021

DNA is compact and information-dense, making it the perfect material for data storage.

Meet the Nobel-winning biochemist who uncovered how the body stores and consumes sugars
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Meet the Nobel-winning biochemist who uncovered how the body stores and consumes sugars

June 26, 2021

According to family lore, Gerty Cori’s father was diabetic and said to his daughter, “Find me a cure!" It didn't quite go that way, but she came close.

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