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MicroRNAs play a role in cocaine addiction

MicroRNAs, already linked to cancer, heart disease and mental disorders such as schizophrenia, may also be involved in addiction. A team of Rockefeller University neuroscientists has shown that a protein that plays a crucial ...

dateJul 27, 2010 in Medical research
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Tuning cocaine addiction

small bits of genetic material that influence gene expression - reduces the urge for a cocaine fix in mice, according to a paper published online on July 19 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.

dateJul 19, 2010 in Medical research
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Scientists identify nature's insect repellents

In the battle between insect predators and their prey, chemical signals called kairomones serve as an early-warning system. Pervasively emitted by the predators, the compounds are detected by their prey, and can even trigger ...

dateJul 16, 2010 in Ecology
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Antagonizing atherosclerosis

Antibody-producing B cells promote atherosclerosis in mice, according to a study to be published online on July 5th in the Journal of Experimental Medicine. These findings came as a surprise, as prior studies had suggested that B ...

dateJul 05, 2010 in Medical research
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