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3 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
The settlers who founded Ellensburg in the 1870s were likely drawn by the plentiful water in creeks crisscrossing the valley, but as the city expanded, it grew right over those streams.
7 hrs ago | UT Southwestern Medical Center
DALLAS July 28, 2014 UT Southwestern Medical Center cancer researchers have found a molecule that selectively and irreversibly interferes with the activity of a mutated cancer gene common in 30 percent of tumors.
11 hrs ago | Bioscience Technology
Using data from over 18,000 patients, scientists have identified more than two dozen genetic risk factors involved in Parkinson's disease, including six that had not been previously reported.
14 hrs ago | Science Daily
Researchers explain why genetic fertility problems can persist in a population. Some 15% of adults suffer from fertility problems, many of these due to genetic factors.
16 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media
Bruker today announced that it has acquired Vutara Incorporated, a technology leader in high-speed, three-dimensional , super-resolution fluorescence microscopy for life science applications.
Friends often look alike. The tendency of people to forge friendships with people of a similar appearance has been noted since the time of Plato.
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Microorganisms like bacteria and fungi can evade treatment by acquiring mutations in the genes targeted by antibiotics or antifungal drugs.
Most of the genetic risk for autism comes from versions of genes that are common in the population rather than from rare variants or spontaneous glitches, researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have found.
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The second, accepted but not yet published by Theoretical and Applied Genetics, was done with several of the professional scientists mentoring the P2EP interns.
Animals have evolved to occupy almost all corners of the Earth. To survive, no matter the weather outside, they all need temperature-sensitive bodily reactions to work.
This summer high school students from around the Bay Area are interning at labs and departments across Stanford.
Anyone who has lived on or near a farmyard with chickens is well-aware of the rooster's ability to trumpet the arrival of morning long before the sun peeks over the horizon.
Exposure to dim lighting at night might reduce the effects of tamoxifen, a popular breast cancer drug, because it suppresses melatonin production, a new study has found.
Those are some of the high-caliber, high-dollar tools that Honts, an associate professor of cell and molecular biology at Drake University, has access to this summer during a unique program hosted by the University of Iowa's Carver College of Medicine.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 05:52 pm
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