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One step closer to personalized antibiotic treatment

Microbes in the gut can 'disarm' antibiotics, leading to antibiotic resistance and incurable infections. A new method makes it possible to quickly detect resistance genes and, hence, choose the most efficient type of antibiotic treatment.

Posted: Feb 10th, 2017

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Researchers create 3-D beating heart

Scientists have found a way to create 3D heart tissue that beats in synchronized harmony, like a heart in love, that will lead to better understanding of cardiac health and improved treatments.

Posted: Feb 10th, 2017

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Creating bionic enzymes

Scientists replace iron in muscle protein, combining the best aspects of chemical and biological catalysts for enhanced production of chemicals and fuels.

Posted: Feb 7th, 2017

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Origami of the cell

Cell biologists show that blocking a critical enzyme helps to mitigate diseases associated with protein folding and lipid stress.

Posted: Jan 31st, 2017

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A better way to farm algae

Researchers have developed a method that improves the growth of microalgae, which could have big implications for production of biofuels and other valuable chemicals.

Posted: Jan 30th, 2017

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