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A ‘Last Hope’ Experiment Finds Evidence for Unknown Particles

The Theory Initiative decided not to include BMW’s value in their official estimate for a few reasons. The data-driven approach…

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Grizzly bears prefer walking on gentle slopes at a leisurely pace like humans: study

VANCOUVER – Grizzly bears seem to favour gently sloping or flat trails like those commonly used by people, which can…

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QSER1 protects DNA methylation valleys from de novo methylation

Screen identifies demethylation regulator DNA methylation was one of the first epigenetic mechanisms discovered, but there is a limited understanding…

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Boron insertion into alkyl ether bonds via zinc/nickel tandem catalysis

Slipping boron into alkyl ethers The carbon–oxygen bonds that hold alkyl ethers together are relatively inert. Lyu et al. report…

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Latest Russian vaccine comes with a big dose of mystery

Summary Sputnik V isn’t Russia’s only homegrown COVID-19 vaccine. EpiVacCorona, first authorized in October 2020, has begun to emerge from the…

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Biden, Congress roll out big plans to expand NSF

Summary The idea of massively expanding the budget and mission of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to help the United…

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Epigenetic nucleotides enhance therapy

Summary Targeted cancer therapy often relies on inhibiting beneficial adaptations of tumor cells. For example, inhibiting complementary or compensatory mechanisms…

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The push and pull of DNA methylation

Summary DNA methylation is an important covalent modification of mammalian genomic DNA that represses transcription. Genomic DNA is mostly maintained…

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Conformational ensembles

G–protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) mediate signals across the cell membrane that regulate diverse biological processes and thus are important drug…

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Recruiting T cells in cancer immunotherapy

Immunotherapies that enhance the ability of the immune system to target cancer cells have proven effective in a variety of…

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