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  ​     Photo Credit: Norbert von der Groeben/Stanford School of Medicine​         If a new microchip test wins approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), there could soon be a new, simple, and cheap way to test for type 1 diabetes. Recently, Stanford University researchers succ...(Read More)
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​ Photo Credit: Thinkstock/Kheng guan Toh​   A new surveillance system aims to help public health officials spot new recreational drugs—such as synthetic cannabinoids and the designer stimulant known as “Molly”—and drug trends as they develop. Called the National Drug Early Warning System (NDEWS...(Read More)
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released an after-action report and took a series of other measures to improve quality and safety in its laboratories. The moves came after two highly publicized incidents, one of which involved improper handling of anthrax at the agency...(Read More)
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A comprehensive genomic analysis of lung adenocarcinoma tumors from 230 patients found that mutations in the RTK/RAS/RAF cell signaling pathway are common and appear to be important in development of the disease. The findings not only advance understanding of the most common type of lung cancer, bu...(Read More)
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