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Open reading frame: mini brains, detecting worms & treating pancreatic fibrosis

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Open Reading Frame: DNA barcoding fish, vertebrate evolution & viral evolution

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Miguel Martínez-González on whether wine in moderation helps prevent depression

Researchers investigate whether alcohol can have a protective effect on the risk of developing depression

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Bacterial social networks: computational models probe bacterial social signalling systems

Computational modelling of the quorum sensing systems of Pseudomonas aeruginosa provide insights into the anti-bacterial drug targets

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Can whole-body CT improve survival in severe blunt trauma?

Research probes the impact of whole-body CT on mortality in a retrospective study of severe blunt trauma patients

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Open Reading Frame: neonatal infections, chemotherapy & DNA origins of cancer

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Stem cell therapy for stroke: can neural precursors aid recovery?

Researchers characterise the therapeutic potential of human embryonic stem cells in a mouse model of ischaemic stroke

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Clearing the traps: how decreased degradation of NETs affects Lupus

Researchers reveal how defective degradation of neutrophil extracellular traps in SLE patients impacts disease phenotype

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The importance of history in antibiotic resistant bacteria

Researchers look at how antibiotic resistant bacteria evolve when antibiotics are removed from their environment – does resistance persist?

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Procalcitonin and its potential in predicting cancer mortality risk

Procalcitonin levels rise in inflammation, heart disease and cancer, but what is it’s potential in predicting disease in healthy individuals?