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July 23, 2014

Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combination May Be Counteracting Itself

Cell tests indicate Kalydeco may destabilize the protein corrected by lumacaftor, explaining modest clinical trial outcomes

July 23, 2014

Encapsulation Speeds Up Directed Evolution Of Enzymes

Gel-shell beads could make directed evolution of biomolecules easier to carry out

July 22, 2014

Scripps’ Leader Michael Marletta Resigns

Change at top comes after faculty opposed talks of merger with USC

July 22, 2014

Nanomagnets Could Aid Study Of Hearing

Biophysics: A new method uses magnetic nanoparticles to stimulate inner ear hair cells

July 21, 2014

Color-Change Urine Test Could Spot Preeclampsia Early

Test detects misfolded proteins, which may play a role in the disease’s development

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