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Young blood reverses aging in old organs

Young blood reverses aging in old organs

Young blood rejuvenates aging organs in rodents. Researchers are studying the potential to use young blood-based treatments in aging humans too.
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Synthetic DNA provides a safer blood clot treatment

Synthetic DNA provides a safer blood clot treatment

New potential drug candidates made entirely of synthetic DNA may outperform current available blood clot treatments and avoid the adverse effects
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Silencing cancer with CAR T cells

Silencing cancer with CAR T cells

A new approach to cell engineering could make off-the-shelf CAR T cell therapies a reality.
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A new Goldilocks drug class: macrocyclic peptides

A new Goldilocks drug class: macrocyclic peptides

By making peptides ring shaped, researchers uncovered a new class of drugs that is “just right” for previously undruggable targets.
A person receiving chemotherapy treatment through an IV.

Leaky calcium channels may underlie ‘chemobrain’

Leaky calcium channels may underlie ‘chemobrain’

Chemotherapy patients have reported cognitive impairments known as “chemobrain.” Now, researchers are closer to finding its cause and a potential treatment.
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Science needs creativity

Science needs creativity

The pursuit of scientific knowledge relies on analytical thinking, but creativity also plays an essential role.
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