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  1. Thousands-year-old bones come to surface in IstanbulRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The Bathonea excavations in Istanbul continue filling the gaps in the city's history. A skull found in one of the graves reveals a successful brain operation from the ancient ages The bones of people of all ages, who lived between the 6th and 11th centuries BC, have been found in ancient graves in suburban Istanbul.

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  2. LabCorp Introduces a Test to Identify Enterovirus D-68Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Business Wire

    ... more than 220,000 clients, LabCorp offers more than 4,000 tests ranging from routine blood analyses to reproductive genetics to companion diagnostics. LabCorp furthers its scientific expertise and innovative clinical testing technology through its ...

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  3. LabCorp to provide health tests to retired NFL playersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    ... well. LabCorp, an S&P 500 company, offers more than 4,000 tests ranging from routine blood analyses to reproductive genetics to companion diagnostics. The company had annual revenues of $5.8 billion in 2013, more than 34,000 employees worldwide and ...

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  4. REF confirms Birmingham's position amongst top research universitiesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | PressReleasePoint

    More than 81 per cent of all research carried out by the University of Birmingham is rated as internationally excellent or world leading according to a UK-wide research quality survey published today . The results of the Research Excellence Framework 2014 also show that 87 per cent of the University of Birmingham's research activity has a global impact, confirming its position among the world's top universities for research in a broad range of areas from History and Education to Chemical Engineering and Psychology.

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  5. First Opinion Raises $6 Million to Increase Round-the-clock Doctor Access through a Mobile AppRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Freshnews

    ... of specialties, including family medicine, dermatology, pediatrics, diabetes care, emergency medicine, radiology, genetics and others. In the last 12 months, approximately 100,000 healthcare consultations have been conducted using the mobile app. ...

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  6. Eye expert Takahashi lauded for iPS cell advances by NatureRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Ophthalmologist Masayo Takahashi, who conducted the world's first transplant of tissue generated from iPS stem cells, is one of the 10 people responsible for the most noteworthy scientific achievements of the year, according to British science journal Nature. Nature noted in its latest edition Thursday that induced pluripotent stem cells are widely touted for their potential to generate genetically matched tissue for the treatment of a range of diseases, and that the transplant was "the first test of that promise in people, and therefore a major milestone for the stem-cell field."

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  7. Researcher to Cancer: "Resistance Will Be Futile"Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Newswise

    Turning the tables, Katherine Borden at the University of Montreal's Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer has evoked Star Trek's Borg in her fight against the disease. "Cancer cells rapidly evolve a multitude of defense mechanisms to evade the effects of the oncologist's drug arsenal.

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  8. U.S. incentive program may alter the challenging economics of Ebola vaccinesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

    ... In late November, Merck bought the licence to develop the Winnipeg Ebola vaccine for $50 million from NewLink Genetics, which acquired it in 2010 for $205,000. A priority review voucher would likely be worth more than double Merck's outlay, say ...

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  9. BioCryst Initiates OPuS-2: A Clinical Trial of BCX4161 in Patients With Hereditary AngioedemaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , today announced that it has dosed the first patient in OPuS-2 , a blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial of orally-administered BCX4161 in patients with hereditary angioedema . OPuS-2 is a 12-week, three-arm, parallel cohort design trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of two doses of BCX4161, 300 mg and 500 mg, administered three-times daily compared with placebo.

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  10. Maternal exposure to fine particulate air pollution contributes to autism riskRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Medical News

    ... and will be available at http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/1408133 . Prior studies have suggested that, in addition to genetics, exposure to airborne environmental contaminants, particularly during pregnancy and early life, may affect risk of autism. This ...

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  11. Researchers examine why Mexican-Americans at increased risk for Type 2 diabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Medical News

    While people of Mexican ancestry are nearly twice as likely to develop Type 2 diabetes as people of European heritage, the majority of research in this area has focused on those of European origin. In an effort to understand why Mexicans are disproportionately affected by the disease, researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center led the largest study to date to examine the underlying causes.

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  12. Researchers reveal common features responsible for antibiotic resistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Medical News

    Treating bacterial infections with antibiotics is becoming increasingly difficult as bacteria develop resistance not only to the antibiotics being used against them, but also to ones they have never encountered before. By analyzing genetic and phenotypic changes in antibiotic-resistant strains of E. coli , researchers at the RIKEN Quantitative Biology Center in Japan have revealed a common set of features that appear to be responsible for the development of resistance to several types of antibiotics.

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  13. The biggest scientific achievements of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    Gravitational waves, elusive signals from beginning of time, are detected by U.S.-led BICEP2 group, opening up a whole new world of physics. Ripples in space-time, created a trillionth of a second after the Big Bang, were predicted by Albert Einstein in his theory of general relativity in 1916.

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  14. Study finds genetic clue to menopause-like condition in young womenRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... M.D., Ph.D., of the Magee-Womens Research Institute of the University of Pittsburgh. "Our findings indicate that genetics may play a strong role in POI, and raise the prospect of one day developing therapies to delay menopause to an appropriate time ...

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  15. Healthy brain development balanced on edge of a cellular 'sword'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... the lab of Murat Gunel, the Nixdorff-German Professor and chair in the Department of Neurosurgery, and professor of genetics and neurobiology at Yale School of Medicine. The team sequenced all protein-coding genes (exome) of children with inherited ...

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  16. Obama puts money on the table for Ebola vaccine developersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CTV

    ... In late November, Merck bought the licence to develop the Winnipeg Ebola vaccine for $50 million from NewLink Genetics, which acquired it in 2010 for $205,000. A priority review voucher would likely be worth more than double Merck's outlay, say ...

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  17. Secrets of success for pioneering research revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Medical News

    The British Pharmacological Society has announced the secrets of success for pioneering research along with the outcome of its annual 'Putting UK Pharmacology on the Map' vote. The vote selects sites of special scientific interest linked to achievements in pharmacology based on a ballot of MPs, peers and senior members of the scientific community.

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  18. Global Genesa Partners with Genetic Disorders UK to Empower...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    There is great flux in all aspects of the lives of families affected by a rare genetic disorders in the UK. The NHS is undergoing major changes in its core structure, the benefits system is becoming more difficult to access and the new Children and Families Act 2014 will completely overhaul the way children with special educational needs access support at school.

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  19. Napster co-founder investing $24 million in allergy researchRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Day

    Napster co-founder Sean Parker missed most of his final year in high school and has ended up in the emergency room countless times because of his deadly allergy to nuts, shellfish and other foods. Now that the former Facebook president is the father of two small children who have a genetic basis to develop allergies, he says he wants to help find a lasting cure to allergies.

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  20. Microsatellite Marker Development by Multiplex Ion Torrent PGM...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... atellite marker development. The new markers developed for the O. narina complex will be applicable in conservation genetics and molecular ecological studies.

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