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July 03, 2015
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Reenergizing antibiotics in the war against infections
Boston MA (SPX) Jun 28, 2015
Antibiotics are the mainstay in the treatment of bacterial infections, and together with vaccines, have enabled the near eradication of infectious diseases like tuberculosis, at least in developed countries. However, the overuse of antibiotics has also led to an alarming rise in resistant bacteria that can outsmart antibiotics using different mechanisms. Some pathogenic bacteria are thus becoming almost untreatable, not only in underdeveloped countries but also in modern hospital settings. While s ... read more
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South Korea passes new law to curb MERS outbreak
South Korea has introduced a new law designed to curb a MERS outbreak, tightening quarantine restrictions and imposing jail sentences on those who defy anti-infection measures in a crisis that has now left 31 dead. ... more
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Bill Gates hopeful of AIDS vaccine in 10 years
Billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates, who spends millions of dollars on AIDS drug development, said Friday he hoped for a vaccine against the disease within the next decade as a cure remains far off. ... more
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Five-year window for preventing AIDS rebound: experts
High rates of HIV infection combined with rapid population growth mean the next half-decade will be critical for rolling back AIDS, specialists warned on Thursday. ... more
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Ebola epidemic was disaster for malaria control: study
Untreated malaria in Guinea surged as a result of the Ebola scare and probably caused far more deaths than the dreaded haemorrhagic fever itself, doctors reported Wednesday. ... more


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Planarian regeneration model discovered by artificial intelligence
An artificial intelligence system has for the first time reverse-engineered the regeneration mechanism of planaria--the small worms whose extraordinary power to regrow body parts has made them a res ... more
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Philippines tests health app for remote islands
The Philippines is testing an app that will speed up delivery of health services to hundreds of remote island communities, the science department said Thursday. ... more
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Nanoparticles can be intrinsically left- and right-handed
A team of scientists from ITMO University and Trinity College Dublin published first experimental results showing that ordinary nanocrystals possess intrinsic chirality and can be produced under nor ... more
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Iran nuclear talks set to drag into weekend -- and beyond

Beijing's South China Sea runway 'nearly complete': US think-tank

Russia to loan Armenia $200 million for arms: Yerevan

McCain Blows His Top Over US Inability to Abandon Russian Rocket Engines

Europe teams up for next-gen mission control software

NASA Gears Up to Test Orion's Powerhouse

NovaWurks and Spaceflight Services set for payload test bed mission in 2017

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MERS sparks mask rush in Asia, but are they effective?
As South Korea scrambles to control an outbreak of the killer MERS virus, its fearful citizens have donned surgical masks en masse - but the jury is out on whether they actually protect against the invisible enemy lurking in the air. ... more
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Activists struggle to replace state in fight with Russian AIDS epidemic
Waiting with his rucksack full of clean syringes by a pharmacy in the Moscow suburbs, Maxim Malyshev is fighting a lonely battle on the frontline of Russia's spiralling AIDS epidemic. ... more
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Cell density remains constant as brain shrinks with age
New, ultra-high-field magnetic resonance images (MRI) of the brain by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago provide the most detailed images to date to show that while the brain shrin ... more
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US anthrax samples shipped to Japan in 2005: Pentagon
The US military shipped live anthrax to an American base in Japan a decade ago, bringing to five the number of countries that were inadvertently sent the lethal bacteria, officials said Friday. ... more
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A snappy new technique for blueprinting cell membrane proteins
Biochemists from Trinity College Dublin have devised a new technique that will make the difficult but critical job of blueprinting certain proteins considerably faster, cheaper and easier. The ... more
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Virus evolution and human behavior shape global patterns of flu movement
The global movement patterns of all four seasonal influenza viruses are illustrated in research published in the journal Nature, providing a detailed account of country-to-country virus spread over ... more
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Woman isolated in Hong Kong hospital over MERS
A woman was rushed to a Hong Kong hospital Wednesday on suspicion she had contracted the potentially deadly MERS virus, as an outbreak in South Korea triggers alarm elsewhere in Asia. ... more
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Your complete viral history revealed by VirScan
With less than a drop of blood, a new technology called VirScan can identify all of the viruses that individuals have been exposed to over the course of their lives. Researchers used the screening t ... more
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Team develops transplantable bioengineered forelimb
A team of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators has made the first steps towards development of bioartificial replacement limbs suitable for transplantation. In their report, which has ... more
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Plasma electron density diagnostic method
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DNA blood test can identify every virus you have ever had
New research has developed a DNA-based blood test that can reveal every single virus that has ever invaded your body, the journal Science published Thursday. ... more
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Novel device images minute forces in cell membrane hemifusion
Cells are biological wonders. Throughout billions of years of existence on Earth, these tiny units of life have evolved to collaborate at the smallest levels in promoting, preserving and protecting ... more
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