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March 7, 2020
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Mar. 5, 2020 — In a study of epilepsy patients, researchers monitored the electrical activity of thousands of individual brain cells, called neurons, as patients took memory tests. They found that the firing … read more
Mar. 2, 2020 — Most people know that good oral hygiene — brushing, flossing, and regular dental visits — is linked to good health. Microbiome researchers offer fresh evidence to support that conventional wisdom, by taking a close look at invisible communities of microbes that live in every mouth. Their study … read more
Feb. 24, 2020 — In search of new ways to sequence human genomes and read critical alterations in DNA, researchers say they have successfully used the gene cutting tool CRISPR to make cuts in DNA around lengthy tumor … read more
Mar. 5, 2020 — An international team of scientists has launched a comprehensive overview of all proteins expressed in the brain. The open-access database offers medical researchers an unprecedented resource to deepen their understanding of neurobiology and develop new, more effective therapies and diagnostics targeting psychiatric and neurological … read more
Mar. 6, 2020 — Pioneering research has devised the first system that classifies lakes globally, placing each of them in one of nine ‘thermal regions.’ This will enable scientists to better predict future warming of the world’s lakes due to climate change, and the potential threat to cold-water species such as salmon and … read more
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