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A Clean Slate: Engineering the Gut Microbiome with “Good” Bacteria May...

Penn Medicine researchers have singled out a bacterial enzyme behind an imbalance in the gut microbiome linked to Crohn’s disease. The new study, published...
enzyme

Neutrons Probe Oxygen-Generating Enzyme for a Greener Approach to Clean Water

A new study sheds light on a unique enzyme that could provide an eco-friendly treatment for chlorite-contaminated water supplies and improve water quality worldwide. An...
Enzymes

How Fungal Enzymes Break Down Plant Cell Walls

The Science Inside cows, goats, and other ruminants, fungal enzymes break down plant matter and extract nutrients. These enzymes essentially overcome a major bottleneck in...
mosquitoes

Making Mosquitoes Self-Destruct

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have developed transgenic mosquitoes that stably express the Cas9 enzyme in their germline. The addition of Cas9...
bone regeneration

Elucidation of Bone Regeneration Mechanism

How osteoblasts are supplied during bone regeneration has been controversial among bone researchers. According to Atsushi Kawakami, an Associate Professor who specializes in tissue...
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New Strategy for Fighting Invaders

A previously unknown mechanism used by the body to prevent wound infections has been discovered by team of researchers from A*STAR, Lund University, Nanyang...
peptide-RNA

New Theory Addresses How Life on Earth Arose from the Primordial...

Life on Earth originated in an intimate partnership between the nucleic acids (genetic instructions for all organisms) and small proteins called peptides, according to...
electrowetting-on-dielectric

A Powerful Duo

An important aspect of pharmacology is understanding how active drug ingredients cross-react with endogenous molecules. But until now, such reactions could only be determined...
antiviral drugs

Identifying Mechanism for a New Class of Antiviral Drugs Could Hasten...

New research shows that a new class of antiviral drugs works by causing the virus’ replication machinery to pause and backtrack, preventing the virus...
human cells

Researchers Engineer CRISPR to Edit Single RNA Letters in Human Cells

The Broad Institute and MIT scientists who first harnessed CRISPR for mammalian genome editing have engineered a new molecular system for efficiently editing RNA...
dnavideo

A Step Forward in DNA Base Editing

Scientists at Harvard University and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have developed a new class of DNA base editor that can alter...
Rare Disease

A Rare Disease Inspires Stanford Researchers to Find a New Way...

Some of the most promising new treatments for blood cancers, drugs called proteasome inhibitors, have a problem: For reasons that researchers are still working...
antibiotic resistance

Key Discoveries Offer Significant Hope of Reversing Antibiotic Resistance

Resistance to antibiotics is becoming increasingly prevalent and threatens to undermine healthcare systems across the globe. Antibiotics including penicillins, cephalosporins and carbapenems are known...
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One Step Closer Toward a Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease?

Scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), in collaboration with colleagues at the University California, San Diego (UCSD), have characterized a new class of drugs...
Vitamin B6

Neutrons Observe Vitamin B6-dependent Enzyme Activity Useful for Drug Development

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have performed neutron structural analysis of a vitamin B6-dependent protein, potentially opening avenues for...
antidotes

Tandon Researcher Engineering Antidotes to Chemical Weapons

Chemical weapons and other toxic agents including pesticides pose a serious health threat worldwide, whether they are deliberately released or emitted by accident from...
intestinal worms

A Defence Mechanism to Kill Intestinal Worms

Researchers have discovered a mechanism that kills intestinal worms, which affect nearly a third of the world's population as well as livestock. The findings,...
Pharmaceutical

Replacing Injections with Pills

At first glance, Irene Pereira de Sousa comes across as modest and respectful. The 29-year-old researcher at ETH’s Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences speaks calmly...
cone snail

How the Cone Snail’s Deadly Venom Can Help Us Build Better...

Cone snails have inspired humans for centuries. Coastal communities have often traded their beautiful shells like money and put them in jewelry. Many artists,...
DNA

Knotty Problems in DNA

If you’ve ever tried to untangle a pair of earbuds, you’ll understand how loops and cords can get twisted up. DNA can get tangled...