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  1. Cascade of events leading to prion disease describedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | EurekAlert!

    Prion diseases are deadly neurodegenerative disorders in humans and animals that are characterized by misfolded forms of prion protein . Development of effective treatments has been hampered by the lack of good experimental models.

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  2. 3-D paper-based microbial fuel cell operating under continuous flow conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | EurekAlert!

    A team of researchers from the Iowa State University in Ames, IA has demonstrated a proof-of-concept three-dimensional paper-based microbial fuel cell that could take advantage of capillary action to guide the liquids through the MFC system and to eliminate the need for external power. Their report appears in the forthcoming issue of the journal TECHNOLOGY .

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  3. Key difference in immune cells may explain children's increased susceptibility to illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | EurekAlert!

    New research published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology shows that CD4 T-cells in the immune systems of young mice secrete lower levels of the cytokine needed for CD4 T-cell survival during infection than in older mice Schools are commonly known as breeding grounds for viruses and bacteria, but this may not necessarily be linked to hygiene. New research in mice shows that because their immune systems do not operate at the same efficiency as adults, children may not only be more likely to contract a viral infection, but they also take to longer clear it.

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