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Discovery of key molecules involved in severe malaria

Dibenzoazepine Defender: Drug Found to be Effective Against Resistant Hepatitis C

Chronic hepatitis C infection can lead to serious liver diseases. Antivirals that directly target hepatitis C virus (HCV) proteins are effective, but ...

Immune diseases inflict identical twins differently

New Strategy for Multiple Myeloma Immunotherapy

Cancer-specific proteins have been identified for the development of monoclonal antibody (mA)-based therapies, but there remains a need to uncover new...

Walk This Way: A Better Way to Identify Gait Differences

Human traits such as the face, voice, and gait are commonly used for biometric-based person recognition. Although gait is one of the most practical tr...

Gender roles in ancient times

Two new studies by Osaka University researchers provide insights on why male and female bodies of the same species differ. The studies show factors th...

How Bacteria Get Their Groove: Mechanism behind Flagellar Motility

Most motile bacteria move by the use of flagella. While the flagellar motor components have been identified, it remains unclear how they are assembled...

Pathological Mechanisms in Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy Unveiled

Congenital myotonic dystrophy (CDM) is a severe form of myotonic dystrophy characterized by muscle fiber immaturity not observed in adult DM, suggesti...

Monolayer/spheroid cell culture switching method using ureido polymer solution developed

A group of researchers developed a novel culture method using polymer molecules which allows for controlling the aggregation state in the cell culture...

Successful implantation of heart pump with power cable behind the ear, a Japan first!

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