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The findings, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, demonstrate how long-term cocaine use affects brain functions, making recovery and stifling cravings more difficult.
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Cell Microsystems is leapfrogging traditional technologies for single-cell cloning, culturing, analysis and isolation. The firm helps scientists in pharma-biotech organizations speed therapeutic breakthroughs by culturing 10 times more cells in one-tenth of the time.