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Article ID: 719291
“Metabolic Inhibitor” Compound Extends Survival in Mice with MYC-Expressing Pediatric Brain TumorsJohns Hopkins Medicine
Versions of an antibiotic drug called DON first isolated from soil bacteria more than 60 years ago have shown promising signs of extending survival in mice models of especially lethal pediatric brain tumors marked by the high expression of a cancer-causing gene known as the MYC oncogene, according to results of two studies from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.
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Article ID: 719403
Wired to ThinkUniversity of California San Diego
UC San Diego research supplies a blueprint for a future generation of electrode sensors—notably microscopically slender diamond needles—that utilizes existing yet nontraditional materials and fabrication procedures for recording electrical signals from every neuron in the cortex at the same time.
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