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This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation: Researchers have identified the molecular pathway driving aggressive uveal melanoma in adults, potentially offering the information required to develop early treatments against this highly metastatic eye cancer. (Image credit: Mathieu Bakhoum) And, the FDA issued a Class I recall alert on all products issued by Canada’s Eco-Med Pharmaceutical [...]

By |2021-09-15T09:48:01-04:00September 15th, 2021|ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

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Welcome back to LSCDS’s weekly roundup of top #ScienceNews and #Innovation stories! This week in MedTech, researchers have developed a new AI tool that predicts ventilator-need in COVID patients’ with 84% accuracy, based off characteristics detected in their initial chest CT scans. (Image Credit: Getty/sudok1) And, researchers at Stanford have built a mini-CRISPR system. This [...]

By |2021-09-08T12:17:08-04:00September 8th, 2021|ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

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This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation: 1) A human polymerase that can copy RNA to DNA A team at Thomas Jefferson University has discovered a unique characteristic of one of the human DNA polymerases named Theta. Based on an elegant design the team was able to show that the enzyme can efficiently convert RNA [...]

By |2021-09-02T21:15:41-04:00June 18th, 2021|ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

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This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation, last week the world hit a record one billion COVID-19 vaccinations…yet their distribution has highlighted global disparities. And, scientists are making strides in their understanding of tiny segmentation clocks that live in our cells and may control body size, lifespan, and aging. (Image Credit: Alberto Seveso) Finally, Harvard [...]

By |2021-09-02T21:15:41-04:00May 6th, 2021|ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

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This week in #ScienceNews and #Innovation, Nature answers the burning questions on safety concerns regarding the tentative link between Covid-19 vaccines and blood clots. Learn more about the science behind the vaccines as well as the risk levels associated here. (Image Credit: Pasquale Senatore/Pacific Press/Shutterstock) With the ongoing pandemic emphasizing the importance of basic science [...]

By |2021-09-02T21:15:41-04:00April 22nd, 2021|ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

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This week in #ScienceNews and #Innovation: Mice model of psychotic illness could offer new insights into mental illness A team at Washington University School of Medicine have constructed an approach to objectively identify hallucination like events using a computer generated game paradigm that can be used both in humans and mice alike. The researchers predict [...]

By |2021-09-02T21:15:41-04:00April 11th, 2021|ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

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This week in #ScienceNews and #Innovation, the Clevers Laboratory at the University Medical Center Utrecht in the Netherlands discovered a way to grow organoids of tear glands that ‘cry’ tear-like fluid. (Image Credit: Yorick Post/Hubrecht Institute) And with the current rise of artificial intelligence in the life sciences sector, Insitro Inc. secured $400 million of [...]

By |2021-09-02T21:15:41-04:00March 18th, 2021|ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

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This week in #ScienceNews and #Innovation, Canon Medical expands reach of its MRI artificial intelligence programs. How ecstasy and psilocybin are shaking up psychiatry: Regulators will soon grapple with how to safely administer powerful psychedelics for treating depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. (Image Credit: Gizem Vural) Major nutrition study aims to learn which diet best [...]

By |2021-09-02T21:15:41-04:00February 4th, 2021|ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

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This week in #ScienceNews and #Innovation: How long does immunity against SARS CoV-2 last? Scientists at Rockefeller University say that individuals who recover from COVID-19, seem to be protected for at least six months and may be even longer. Read more In #Technology a team from Columbia Engineering’s Creative Machines Lab showcased a pair robots, [...]

By |2021-09-02T21:15:41-04:00January 28th, 2021|ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

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This week in #ScienceNews and #Innovation, a study in Stem Cell Reports shows promising evidence for the use of stem cell replacement therapies in treating blindness caused by macular degeneration. (Image Credit: Xinyi Su) And, as countries launch their vaccination programs, one question keeps reappearing: does the length of time between COVID-19 doses really matter? [...]

By |2021-09-02T21:15:41-04:00January 21st, 2021|ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments
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