October 2014: 3

Finding a needle in a haystack
“New technique allows scientists to identify populations of rare stem cells in bone marrow”
Anne Trafton, MIT News Office — October 6, 2014

Getting metabolism right
“Analysis of 89 models of metabolic processes finds flaws in 44 of them — but suggests corrections”
Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office — October 7, 2014

Giant leap against diabetes
“Ability to produce embryonic stem cells will allow researchers to push faster toward cure”
B.D. Colen, Harvard Gazette, Science News — October 9,2014

No sedative necessary: Scientists discover new “sleep node” in the brain
“Using designer genes, researchers at UB and Harvard were able to ‘turn on’ specific neurons in the brainstem that result in deep sleep”
Ellen Goldbaum, News Office, University at Buffalo — September 16, 2014

Pattern Recognition
“New visualization software uncovers cancer subtypes”
Stephanie Dutchen, Harvard Medical News — October 2, 2014

‘Programmable’ antibiotic harnesses an enzyme to attack drug-resistant microbes
Rockefeller University Science News — October 5, 2014

RCas9: A Programmable RNA Editing Tool
CRISPR/Cas9 DNA editing tool modified to target RNA
Lynn Yarris, Berkeley Lab News Center, Science Shorts — October 3, 2014


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