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Ebola Protein Discovery Could Clear Path For Treatment

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August 13, 2014
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Researchers found Ebola's VP24 protein interferes with the body's immune response system. It's a finding that could to future treatment. Video provided by Newsy


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Age Reversal Protein Brings Young Hearts to Old Mice

Age Reversal Protein Brings Young Hearts to Old Mice

Reuters (June 3, 2013) — Researchers at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute have identified a blood protein they say can reverse the aging process in mouse hearts. After introducing the protein into the hearts of old mice, the scientists say they saw the organs 'grow younger' before their eyes, results that could eventually help in the treatment of human heart disease.
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Specific Protein Might Be Alzheimer's Root Cause

Specific Protein Might Be Alzheimer's Root Cause

Newsy (Sep. 20, 2013) — A cure for Alzheimer's disease has eluded researchers, but a protein called beta amyloid could be the key to a medical breakthrough.
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Horse Dung Has Scientists on Scent of Antibiotic Success

Horse Dung Has Scientists on Scent of Antibiotic Success

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Mar. 16, 2015) — The key to creating the next generation of antibiotics could lie in horse dung. That's according to researchers at ETH Zurich and the University of Bonn who have produced copsin, an antibiotic protein compound, in the common inky cap mushroom that grows in manure. Jim Drury reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Scientists in a Spin Over Synthetic Spider Silk

Scientists in a Spin Over Synthetic Spider Silk

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Apr. 10, 2015) — German scientists create artificial silk by combining spider protein with bacteria usually found in the guts of humans and animals. It's as strong and flexible as the real thing, and because of its biocompatability, the silk could have a variety of surgical uses. Sharon Reich reports. Video provided by Reuters
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