Newsletter - 0816-05
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Issue #0816
Top Articles
The Problem with Pain
Hundreds of potential drugs have been identified to treat pain, but none have been successful. We meet scientists on a quest to find new analgesics.
Lessons I’ve Learned
Eric Topol discusses life as a clinician–researcher, transforming the patient–doctor relationships, and the lessons he’s learned over his career.
Lost in Translation?
Researchers from across the translational spectrum team up to solve a pressing problem in Alzheimer’s research – finding a better way to measure memory.
Once dismissed as “junk”, long non-coding RNA has hidden depths, and pioneering scientists have uncovered new evidence that it plays a role in cancer. Read article
Join us on a journey through the wonderful and diverse world of translational science. From mind-blowing microscopy to amazing art. Read article
Humanity in Science Award 2017: Nominations Now Open
Calling all philanthropic scientists – nominations for the 2017 Humanity in Science Award are now open. The award – and prize money of $25,000 – will be presented to recognize a recent scientific breakthrough that can have a positive impact on people’s lives worldwide. The 2016 award recognized the "Development of a new paper and flexible material-based diagnostic biosensing platform that could be used to remotely detect and determine treatment options for HIV, E-coli, Staphylococcus aureas and other bacteria." Could the 2017 winner be you or someone you know?
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