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Herpes Infection Mechanism Found

Herpes Infection Mechanism Found

electron micrograph of herpes simplex virus type 1 infecting a cell (Credit: Carnegie Mellon) Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University measured, for the first time, the pressure inside human herpes simplex virus 1 proving a long held theory that herpes viruses ...

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Regenerated Retina Using Neuronal Reprogramming

Regenerated Retina Using Neuronal Reprogramming

A stained vertical wild-type retinal section (left) and a schematic representation of retinal tissue (right). (image from Cell reports under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-No Derivative Works license) Researchers from the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona have discovered a ...

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Scientists will Fight Alcoholism Using Memory Wipe

Dr. Segev Barak Researchers from the Tel Aviv University in Israel and the University of California, San Francisco demonstrated a potential new way to treat alcoholism by selectively erasing or manipulating memories. Alcohol abuse is a global problem with severe effects on those who suffer from it ...

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