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January 2015

PSI in the Spotlight
Latest News from Around the Protein Structure Initiative: Biology Network

 

Positive results spur race for Ebola vaccine
With trials under way, scientists are working out how to give vaccines in affected regions.

 

Microbes help vultures eat rotting meat
Gut bacteria and strong gastric juices show how the birds can live on decaying flesh.

 

Cellular 'computers' gain a hard drive
DNA-based memory can record multiple inputs from engineered gene circuits.

 

Personalized cocktails vanquish resistant cancers
Tailored approach uses cultured tumour samples to find effective drug combinations.

 

Microbiome science threatened by contamination
Non-sterile sequencing returns rogue results in dilute microbe samples.

 

Alzheimer's drug sneaks through blood–brain barrier
A double-sided antibody targets enzyme to reduce levels of harmful amyloid-β protein in monkeys.

 

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