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Sight restored with artificial cornea

Sight restored with artificial cornea

When natural transplants fail, ophthalmologists turn to corneas made from polymers.

Sixteen years ago, when Awilda Irizarry was 33, glaucoma was diagnosed in her right eye. Over the years, her vision grew increasingly blurry and the pain became agonizing. Her doctor prescribed...

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Nanoparticles loaded with siRNAs are new vehicle for silencing genes in pathogens

Nanoparticles loaded with siRNAs are new vehicle for silencing genes in pathogens

During the past 10 years researchers have puzzled over how best to deliver small interfering RNA (siRNA) molecules, whose therapeutic value lies in their ability to shut down genes in higher...

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$4 million for stem cell research

The state of Connecticut in April awarded close to $4 million to Yale scientists to study ways in which human embryonic...

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Markers for prostate cancer

Scientists at Yale and the VA Connecticut Healthcare System in West Haven have reported a link between molecular...

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