A mutant form of a meek microbe deals a gutsy blow to colon cancer, University of Florida scientists have discovered. The special bacteria halted abnormal inflammation, reduced precancerous growths and reversed progression of severe cancerous lesions in the large intestines of mice. The findings appear June 11 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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FAU has entered into a licensing agreement with Neuro Pharmalogics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for patients with rare neurological diseases. ..Read More ⇒Friday, November 25, 2016
Working memory, the ability to process information, may play an important role in coping with negative life events, according to a new study by Dr. Tracy Alloway, associate professor of psychology at the University of North Florida. ..Read More ⇒Friday, November 25, 2016
FAU Harbor Branch scientists are researching ways to create a biosynthetic version of a compound found in a sea sponge that is very active against cancer cells. ..Read More ⇒Wednesday, November 23, 2016
A team of UCF scientists has developed a new process for creating flexible supercapacitors that can store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without degrading. ..Read More ⇒Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Researchers found that increased activity by worms and other organisms act on coral skeletons ..Read More ⇒
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