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Targeting old bottleneck reveals new anticancer drug strategy

The enzyme ribonucleotide reductase is a bottleneck for cancer cell growth. Scientists at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University have identified a way of targeting ribonucleotide reductase that may avoid the toxicity of previous approaches, informing focused drug discovery efforts.

Study reveals link between licensed firearms dealers and intimate partner homicide in urban counties

Much attention continues to be given to crimes committed with illegal guns, but there are high risks of intimate partner homicide with legally purchased firearms as well, according to a new Rutgers University–Camden study. The pioneering study—conducted by Richard Stansfield

Genetic study reveals metabolic origins of anorexia

A global study, led by researchers at King’s College London and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, suggests that anorexia nervosa is at least partly a metabolic disorder, and not purely psychiatric as previously thought. The research was published

Investigation into fungal infection reveals genetic vulnerability in Hmong

Ten years ago, in Marathon County, Wisconsin, 55 people were sickened by an uncommon fungal infection called blastomycosis. Thirty patients were hospitalized. Two people died. The fungus, Blastomyces dermatitidis, found naturally in wet soil and in decomposing wood throughout the

Shocking international study reveals that adolescents who eat fast food are 40% more likely to have severe asthma

A study has revealed one more reason to stop eating fast food: it is linked to the “the rising prevalence of asthma and allergies, especially among children.” How is fast food linked to asthma? Published data from the Centers for Disease

Scope advance reveals first look through all cortical layers of awake brain

Three-dimensional rendering of a sequence of 450 lateral three-photon images acquired with 2-μm increment from the visual cortex (layer 1 on the left to the subplate on the right). Green color represents GCaMP6s signal, and magenta color represents label free