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Looking for microbes on Mars, a retroviral connection to ALS, and dosing asthmatic children with probiotics. Abstract Science.
In the news. Check out these recent articles for some fresh perspective on mass spectrometry and microbial identification.
Lessons learned from a failed stem cell study, the brave new world of mitochondrial replacement and a look at the FDA nominee. This week in Abstract Science.
Most microbes that live in freshwater habitats work anonymously but advances in molecular biology have enabled scientists to get a better handle on who these bacteria are and what they do.
Tumor avatars, immune dysfunction and obesity, the next wave in optogenetics and a global snapshot of antibiotic use. This week in Abstract Science.
Tobacco products are complex mixtures of literally hundreds of constituents and materials. Read how the FDA's NicScreen project is helping us learn more about them.
Probing the transmissibility of Alzheimer's, our long-lost relative, re-engineering plants to fight cancer. This week in Abstract Science.
Reprogramming somatic cells to become pluripotent stem cells has been hampered by our limited understanding of the process. Will the protein, Netrin-1, improve the odds?
Tidying up biomedical research, a new human prion points to Parkinson-like illness, and a new twist in controversial flu research. This week in Abstract Science.
The ICH recognizes minipigs as a non-rodent species in preclinical tox studies. So why is this large animal not used more extensively?