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Fri, 29th Nov 2013

eLife Episode 6: Bacteria and Rheumatoid Arthritis

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In this episode of the eLife podcast we discuss doing protein crystallography with electrons, the discovery of a receptor for carbon dioxide, new insights into arthritis, how the brain responds to a missing hand, and the best shape for whiskers.

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  • 11:39 - A gut feeling about arthritis

    The gut microbiota of patients with rheumatoid arthritis is enriched in microbes belonging to the Prevotella genus.

  • 17:05 - Cortical plasticity: how brains adapt

    Individuals with missing hands, the brain area responsible for the absent hand learns to control the remaining hand or the residual limb...



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