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LabRoots is the leading scientific social networking website and producer of online educational events and webinars.
LabRoots is the leading scientific social networking website and producer of online educational events and webinars.

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"Our work demonstrates that HSP90 ... influences how disease-causing mutations manifest within cells and in the clinic. We found that HSP90 exerts a protective role on the functions of mutant proteins it directly binds, buffering the detrimental effects of mutations they carry," explained Georgios Karras, lead author of the study and a post-doctoral researcher at Whitehead Institute.

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Viruses might give some bacteria an evolutionary advantage

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Richard Lenski Ph.D. speaks in this video about his work on both bacterial and digital evolution. He led an experiment in which 50,000 generations of E coli replicated. He also works with engineers to create evolving, self-replicating software that can learn to solve problems.

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Prof Eric Lander was getting started in his career when researchers began to associate genes with diseases. Later he would play a more role in sequencing the human genome. He went on to study how small genetic variations causes disease. This expansive lecture covers it all.

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A solid link has been established between a reduction in calorie intake and extension of lifespan, and there are a variety of proposed explanations. New research suggests that a slowdown in the action of the ribosome, which manufactures proteins for the cell, could be one reason why.

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How pigs are transforming transplant medicine

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Black Hole Shatters Record by Continually Munching on a Star for a Decade

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This is only the second ever-documented case of Down syndrome in chimps

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Wolves Who Compete With Brown Bears for Food Eat Less

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Obesity appears to reprogram muscle cells; chemical modifications made to the DNA of muscle cells was patterned differently in obese individuals, compared to non-obese individuals.
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