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The Summit Daily News
Jane Peterson is the next president and CEO of Keystone Symposia
Jane Peterson received a PhD from the University of Colorado's department of molecular, cellular and developmental biology.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
Metabolic features of the cell danger response.
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The Town Talk
3-D printer creates hands-on materials for Alexandria school
Students are learning science in a different way at Scott M. Brame Middle School, thanks to a new piece of technology.
Prion diseases are increasingly seen as the key paradigm for neurodegenerative diseases which involve accumulation of misfolded proteins and are associated with "prion-like" seeding mechanisms.
Lebrikizumab Reduces Asthma Attack Rate in Mid-Stage Trials
New findings have been reported from two phase IIb studies investigating lebrikizumab in patients with severe uncontrolled asthma.
Ill Sunderland boy's family raise A 8,000 to help others
The family of Finlay Kennedy, a Penshaw youngster with an undiagnosed immune system condition, raised almost A 8,500 to support the research of Newcastle's Bubble Foundation UK, to treat babies and children who are suffering from severe primary immunodeficiencies.
Is Human Behavior Genetic Or Learned? [Greg Laden's Blog]
Imagine that there is a trait observed among people that seems to occur more frequently in some families and not others.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Tree pollen affecting people with allergies earlier this year
Itchy, watery eyes, sneezing, a runny nose and even eye swelling all are allergy symptoms.
Fighting for Survival in the Gut: Unravelling the Hidden Variation in Bacteria
Our intestines harbor an astronomical number of bacteria, around 100 times the number of cells in our body, known as the gut microbiota.
Creation debate roils Bryan College
In 1925, William Jennings Bryan defended a biblical account of the origins of life at the Scopes Trial in Dayton, Tenn.
SciFinder Review: Chemistry/Biology References and More
This month's review is a bit off of the usual track, e.g. statistical, mathematical and genomics software.
New software automates and improves phylogenomics from next-generation sequencing data
To reconstruct phylogenetic trees from next-generation sequencing data using traditional methods requires a time-consuming combination of bioinformatic procedures including genome assembly, gene prediction, orthology identification and multiple alignment.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The American Journal of Managed Care
Biology's Big Solutions Will Start by Thinking Small
Did you think biology only involved studying people, animals, and plants? How about tumors, or maybe cells? Keep going.
Harvard Scientists Clear Path For Study Of Early Onset Alzheimer's Disease
Researchers at Harvard University's Stem Cell Institute have converted skin cells of patients with early-onset Alzheimer's disease into neurons that are typically affected by the disease.
Postdocs in Developmental Biology and Neuroscience
Postdoctoral positions are available immediately to study molecular mechanisms in mammalian development, with an emphasis on neuroscience.
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Nobel laureate Randy Schekman inspires Pajaro Valley students
Today, that microscope, purchased at a Southern California pawn shop, sits in the Nobel Museum in Stockholm, Sweden.
Probiotics may boost 'quality of life' for hay fever sufferers: Study
Hay fever suffers may benefit from daily probiotic supplements, according to a new study that found improvements in 'quality of life' scores and ocular symptoms.
Newly engineered molecules doom proteins with kiss of death
Like mobsters following strict orders, newly engineered molecules called "ubiquibodies" can mark specific proteins inside a cell for destruction -- a molecular kiss of death that is paving the way for new drug therapies and powerful research tools.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
New findings on neurogenesis in spinal cord
The expression of the so called MYC gene is important and necessary for neurogenesis in the spinal cord, new research suggests.
Climate change: Improving heat tolerance in trees
Is it possible to improve tolerance of trees to high temperatures and other types of stress derived of climate change? Scientists are studying the tolerance of trees using molecular and biotechnological tools.