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Music enhances social communication in autistic children

Music has been identified as a strength in people with Autism Spectrum Disorder; however, there is currently no neuroscientific evidence supporting its benefits. A...

Nano-sized traps show promise in diagnosing pathogenic bacterial infections

Scientists at the McGill University have developed 'lab on a chip' that holds the potential of detecting small amounts of disease-causing bacteria within a few minutes....

A near-universal technique to measure enzyme inhibition

Researchers at McGill University have discovered a new technique for measuring how quickly medications interact with their molecular targets. The discovery provides scientists a...

Meet RIPK3: a biological weapon to combat the flu

According to an estimate, influenza kills half a million people globally. As reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 37 children have died in...

Re-programming immune cells to fight tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB), an irresistible sickness which assaults the lungs, asserts somebody's life like clockwork and 1.5 million lives worldwide consistently. A cure has escaped...