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Veteran is told: you can't fly your Union Flag here

Christopher Bishop with the flagpole and Union flag at his housing association home in Kidlington.

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Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Medicine

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Art Daily

Honeybee genome throws up survival clues: study published in journal Nature Genetics

A file picture taken on July 23, 2009 shows a Kosovo Albanian beekeeper presenting his honeybees near the village of Studencan.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Entomology, Science, Apiculture

VentureBeat

Blueprint Genetics raises $3.9 million to bring genomic diagnostics service to the U.S.

Genomic research has come a long way in recent years. Once the legal and regulatory issues are figured out, the research may provide the basis for a new data-driven care delivery model that could revolutionize health care.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics, Biology, Science

Psychology Today

How to Create a Successful Working Dog

Most people are interested in the training and performance of their dogs simply they want to have a well-mannered and biddable canine companion, or for a smaller number of dog owners, so that they can have dogs that perform well in canine sports or obedience competitions.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Scientific Blogging

How Wild Rabbits Genetically Became Tame Ones

Why wild animals genetically changed into domesticated forms has long been a mystery, covered by the blanket artificial selection reasoning.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Medicine, Texas A&M University

Science Daily

New research reveals how wild rabbits were genetically transformed into tame rabbits

The genetic changes that transformed wild animals into domesticated forms have long been a mystery.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Aug 28, 2014

International Business Times

Sex via Lab-Grown Vagina Just as Pleasurable

Scientists are now able to grow specialised organs in the lab, including the vagina, not just that they have successfully implanted it in the patients.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Daily Kos

Genetic maps reveal Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone is linked to one funeral and virus is mutating

The late Dr. Sheik Umar Khan, one of the five co-authors of this research who have died since writing this paper.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Explosion

Medical News

Many people with severe rheumatoid arthritis failing to take expensive medication

Large numbers of people with severe rheumatoid arthritis are failing to take expensive medication as prescribed, according to a new multi-centre study led by researchers in Manchester.

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Related Topix: Arthritis, Medicine, Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rheumatology

Dansville-Genesee Country Expres

Dr. Murray Feingold: Schizophrenia - nature vs. nurture

Schizophrenia occurs in about 1 percent of the population. Symptoms include paranoia, hearing voices, agitation and difficulty functioning in society.

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Related Topix: Medicine

WAPT-TV Jackson

Experimental Ebola vaccine trial starts soon

A highly anticipated test of an experimental Ebola vaccine will begin next week at the National Institutes of Health, amid mounting anxiety about the spread of the deadly outbreak in West Africa.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, Infectious Diseases, GlaxoSmithKline

SFGate

Bait dumping offers invaders path to Great lakes

Inadequate regulation of the bait fish trade and carelessness on the part of anglers may be allowing invasive species - including widely feared Asian carp - to reach the Great Lakes and inland waterways, according to a scientific paper released Thursday.

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Related Topix: Central Michigan University, University of Notre Dame, Medicine

R & D

Neuroscientists reverse memories' emotional associations

A new study from Massachusetts Institute of Technology neuroscientists reveals the brain circuit that controls how memories become linked with positive or negative emotions.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Medicine

Medical News Today

Endocrinologist worked with genetics of lipodystrophy experts in...

A Sydney endocrinologist worked with genetics of lipodystrophy experts in Cambridge to solve a mysterious case of diabetes from the past.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics, Endocrinology, Biology, Science, Diabetes, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Science Daily

Dosage of HIV drug may be ineffective for half of African-Americans

Many African-Americans may not be getting effective doses of the HIV drug maraviroc because they are more likely than European-Americans to inherit functional copies of a protein that speeds the removal of the drug from the body.

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Related Topix: Drugs, African-American, Medicine, Pharmacology

Science Daily

Salmon recolonizing newly reconnected zones in rivers of Adour basin

The impact of constructing passes that allow salmon to cross hydroelectric dams and recoloniae newly reconnected zones in the Adour basin has been the focus of recent study.

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Related Topix: Medicine

ECNmag

Scripps Research Institute scientists link alcohol-dependence gene to neurotransmitter

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have solved the mystery of why a specific signaling pathway can be associated with alcohol dependence.

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Related Topix: Scripps Research Institute, Technical Services, Medicine

Bioscience Technology

Estrogen-based Compound Suppresses Binge Eating

Binge eating, an eating disorder in which a person frequently consumes unusually large amounts of food in a short period of time, affects about 5 to 10 percent of U.S. adults and is more common in women than men.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, US News, Nutrition, United States Department of Agriculture, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Health, Breast Cancer

Dairy Reporter

Gut bacteria that protect against food allergies offer probiotic promise

"It's exciting because we know what the bacteria are; we have a way to intervene," said Professor Cathryn Nagler from the University of Chicago.

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Related Topix: University of Chicago, Medicine

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Scientists Spot Genetic Clues to Crohn's Disease

A new genetic discovery about Crohn's disease could lead to different ways to fight the bowel disorder, researchers report.

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Related Topix: Crohn's Disease, Health, Medicine

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