Behold! The First Flower to Bloom in Space

For people on solid ground back in the United States, spring is nothing more than pinprick of light at the end of a long, cold tunnel we call winter. But aboard the International Space Station, by all appearances, spring has sprung. Marathon U.S. astr...

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New findings may enhance PARP inhibitors therapy in breast cancer

PARP inhibitors, an emerging class of drugs being studied in cancer clinical trials, may be enhanced by combining them with inhibitors targeting an oncogene known as c-MET which is overexpressed in many cancers, new research shows.

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Cheaper solar cells with 20.2 percent efficiency

A solar-panel material that can cut down on photovoltaic costs while achieving competitive power-conversion efficiency of 20.2 percent has been created by researchers.

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Explosive underwater volcanoes were a major feature of ‘Snowball Earth’

Around 720-640 million years ago, much of the Earth's surface was covered in ice during a glaciation that lasted millions of years. Explosive underwater volcanoes were a major feature of this 'Snowball Earth,' according to new research.

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Mapping out cell conversion

An algorithm that can predict the factors required to convert one human cell type to another has been developed by researchers. These game-changing findings have significant implications for regenerative medicine and lay the groundwork for further rese...

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Tiny electronic implants monitor brain injury, then melt away

A new class of small, thin electronic sensors can monitor temperature and pressure within the skull - crucial health parameters after a brain injury or surgery - then melt away when they are no longer needed, eliminating the need for additional surgery...

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Core set of genes for plant-fungal symbiosis uncovered by researchers

A group of genes necessary for plants to form beneficial relationships with nutrient-bearing soil fungi has been uncovered by a team of scientists. They compared the genomes of plants that form these symbiotic relationships to those that don't. A bette...

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Laws of nature predict cancer evolution

The spread of mutations through a cancer follows natural laws -- and is therefore theoretically predictable, just as we can predict the movement of celestial bodies or the weather, a study shows. This intriguing research raises the possibility that doc...

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NSCLC treatments market in Europe expected to cross US$ 3 billion by 2019

According to recently published Pharmaion report, "Europe Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatments Market Opportunities, 2010 - 2020", the non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) treatments market in Europe is anticipated to cross US$ 3 billion by 2019.

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Sentry Data Systems announces acquisition of Agilum Healthcare Intelligence

Today, Sentry Data Systems, Inc. announced its acquisition of Nashville-based Agilum Healthcare Intelligence. Sentry, the 2014 KLAS Category Leader for 340B Management Solutions, is a provider of SaaS-based technology and data analytics solutions that ...

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