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The role of Newtic1 protein in limb regeneration in adult newts

The animal kingdom exhibits a plethora of unique and surprising phenomena or abilities that include, for some animals, the ability to regenerate body parts irrespective of age. Now, researchers from Japan have discovered ...

Biological lasso: Enhanced drug delivery to brain

In a study recently published in the journal Nature Biomedical Engineering, researchers from Kanazawa University use a method called "lasso-grafting" to design therapeutics with enhanced longevity and brain penetration.

New way to target 'undruggable' molecules involved in cancer

For decades, cancer researchers have longed for a way to target a set of proteins called transcription factors. While we've long known that tumors use these proteins to grow out of control, their unique configurations meant ...

Key regulator of cell growth deciphered

The mTOR protein plays a central role in cell growth, proliferation and survival. Its activity varies according to the availability of nutrients and some growth factors, including hormones. This protein is implicated in several ...

Transition milk improves health in neonatal calves

Feeding calves transition milk instead of milk replacer in the first days of life stimulates intestinal development and improves health scores. In a new report in the Journal of Dairy Science, five researchers from Michigan ...

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