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September 9, 2017
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Chemicals used to combat Zika, agricultural pests impact motor skills in infants

ANN ARBOR — A chemical currently being used to ward off mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus and a commonly used insecticide that was threatened with a ban in the United States have been associated with reduced motor function in Chinese … Continue reading

November 11, 2012
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Berkeley Lab Scientists Help Develop Promising Therapy for Huntington’s Disease

Initial results in mice could lead to new way to fight neurodegenerative diseases There’s new hope in the fight against Huntington’s disease. A group of researchers that includes scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley … Continue reading

November 27, 2011
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MU Researchers Find Synthetic RNA Lessens Severity of Fatal Disease

*Spinal Muscular Atrophy affects one in 6,000 children; no known cure* COLUMBIA, Mo. – A team of University of Missouri researchers have found that targeting a synthetic molecule to a specific gene could help the severity of the disease Spinal … Continue reading