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Researchers develop first validated method of detecting drugs of abuse in exhaled breath

Drug testing is most commonly performed using urine samples. The methodology and regulations for reliable urine testing are well developed and can be considered the current gold standard for ...

12 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Scientist helps develop new tools to probe mysteries of the brain

A University of Otago researcher is part of an international collaboration that has developed an exciting and expansive new set of tools to probe cell types in the brain.

15 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Researchers develop polymer that helps wounds heal by strengthening clotting

(Medical Xpress)A team of researchers at the University of Washington has announced the development of a polymer, than when injected into rats, helped slow bleeding by boosting clotting effectiveness. ...

13 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Outgoing U.S. cancer chief reflects on his record, what's next

Harold Varmus defends decision to keep a lab at 75

13 hours ago from Science Now

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Transport molecule forms a protective structure to guide proteins to cell membrane

The molecular complex that guides an important class of proteins to correct locations in cell membranes does so by forming a dimeric structure with a protective pocket, report scientists from ...

Thu 5 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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Argonne research expanding from injectors to inhalers

There is a world of difference between tailpipes and windpipes, but researchers at the Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have managed to link the two with groundbreaking research ...

Wed 4 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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Flower-like magnetic nanoparticles target difficult tumors

Thanks to the work of an interdisciplinary team of researchers at the Dartmouth Center of Nanotechnology Excellence, funded by the National Institutes of Health, the next-generation magnetic ...

Tue 3 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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There's no evidence human pheromones exist no matter what you find for sale online

The idea of human pheromones is intuitively appealing, conjuring up the idea of secret signals that make us irresistible to potential partners. But this connection of pheromones with sex may ...

Wed 4 Mar 15 from Medical Xpress

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Team customizes nanoparticles to better transport therapeutic drugs

A UNL team has unveiled an extremely compact yet fully loaded vehicle that can brave conditions and navigate terrain its predecessors could not.

Wed 4 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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