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Mark Hall and Jennifer Muszynski on investigating septic shock in children

Research in critical care reveals how the adaptive immune system may have a key role to play in clinical outcomes for children with septic shock

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Martin Widschwendter on epigenetic predictions for non-hereditary breast cancer

A Genome Medicine study shows how epigenetic insights from BRCA1 mutation carriers may help in predicting breast cancer in the general population

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Open Reading Frame: demystifying Yetis, publishing prowess & brighter fluorescence

Highlighting the best of the rest in the Open Access ecosystem

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Jeffrey Cummings on problems with the Alzheimer’s drug development pipeline

Research uncovers the extent of failure for drug development in Alzheimer’s disease, and the need to increase the number of new candidate drugs

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Open reading frame: breast cancer markers, childhood asthma & antibiotics in obesity

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Remodeling the predictive power of Alzheimer’s biomarkers for diagnosis

Researchers present a new, simpler model for assessing the disease implications of cerebrospinal biomarkers in Alzheimer’s disease

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Mihai Pop on changing gut microbiota in childhood diarrhoea

Research in Genome Biology uncovers novel correlations between microbial diversity and diarrhoea in young children of low income countries

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Open Reading Frame: Jurassic parasites, noncoding RNAs & smartphone microbes

Highlighting the best of the rest in the Open Access ecosystem

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Barcoding lines: Matthew Porteus on how clonal cell lines really are

Research in Genome Biology presents a novel method for tracking the clonal dynamics of some of the most commonly used cell lines

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Genome-wide effects of palm oil on the pancreas: implications for diabetes?

Free fatty acids are often elevated in diabetes; researchers now probe the genome-wide effects of palmitic acid on human islet cells