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  1. ARPA-E to award $60M to 2 programs: enhancing biomass yield and dry-cooling for thermoelectric powerRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Green Car Congress

    ... ( Rt ) is related to the intensity of genetic selection, i , the extent of phenotypic variation controlled by genetics within the materials being screened (phenotypic variance, IfA ), the selection accuracy ( r ) impacted by the heritability of the ...

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  2. Review identifies factors associated with childhood brain tumorsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Older parents, birth defects, maternal nutrition and childhood exposure to CT scans and pesticides are increasingly being associated with brain tumors in children, according to new research from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. A team of researchers, led by Kimberly Johnson, PhD, assistant professor of social work at the Brown School, a member of the Institute for Public Health and a research member of Siteman Cancer Center, examined studies published since 2004 that analyzed the incidence of childhood brain tumors and survival in different parts of the world.

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  3. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Business Wire

    Research and Markets: Global Poultry Health Market Outlook 2019 - Products, Diagnostic Market, Genetics Analysis of the $5.76 Billion Industry )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Poultry Health Market Segmented By Product... )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Weight Loss Market Analysis, Global API Manufacturer... )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "United Kingdom Veterinary Healthcare Market By An... )--Content Management AG, a leading provider of web-based applications and value-added services, is proud to announce that Key-Systems recently signed a mul... )--Key-Systems, einer von Europas fA1 4hrenden Domain-Registraren, unterzeichnet einen OEM Partnervertrag mit der Content Management AG und setzt zukA1 4nftig au... )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "PharmaPoint: Acute Coronary ... (more)

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  4. Poor mother-baby bonding passed to next generationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Trust pathways in the brain are set in infancy and passed on from mother to child, according to landmark UNSW-led research. The work relates to oxytocin levels in new mothers and proves for the first time that it is linked to their reported disturbance in bonding with their own mothers.

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  5. Research and Markets: Global Poultry Health Market Outlook 2019 -...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Business Wire

    Research and Markets: Global Poultry Health Market Outlook 2019 - Products, Diagnostic Market, Genetics Analysis of the $5.76 Billion Industry The market is estimated to be worth $3.67 billion in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.2% to reach $ 5.76 billion by 2019 While poultry constitutes a significant share of total animal food product consumption globally, production growth of poultry products has been rocky over the last few years. High feed costs and disease outbreaks have particularly affected poultry meat supply in 2013.

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  6. Molecular BiologyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Investopedia

    Molecular biology is not an isolated field but overlaps significantly with other areas of science such as genetics and chemistry. Molecular biology has created such a vast repository of information in recent years that it has spurred the growth of other fields like bioinformatics and computational biology, which use quantitative techniques and advanced computer technology to process and analyze this information.

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  7. When is a woman not woman enough?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BBC News

    Having become the first Indian sprinter to reach a final at a global athletics event in 2013, the 18-year-old was already the national champion at 100m and 200m, and an Asian Games bronze medallist. Such was the excitement about her potential that the Sports Authority of India's director general Jiji Thomson described her as a "sure shot Olympic medallist" of the future, and a place in a final on her Commonwealth Games debut looked within her reach.

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  8. GenomicsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Investopedia

    ... hat the $14.5-billion investment in HGP by the U.S. had paid off more than 60-fold in new jobs, drugs and a booming genetics industry, with a total economic impact of $966 billion.

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  9. View Press ReleaseRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Business Wire

    Research and Markets: Global Poultry Health Market Outlook 2019 - Products, Diagnostic Market, Genetics Analysis of the $5.76 Billion Industry The market is estimated to be worth $3.67 billion in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.2% to reach $ 5.76 billion by 2019 While poultry constitutes a significant share of total animal food product consumption globally, production growth of poultry products has been rocky over the last few years. High feed costs and disease outbreaks have particularly affected poultry meat supply in 2013.

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  10. Talking Business: Networking cheer for charitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    WHEN you think about all the jobs that a bank does, arranging and supporting an event to raise money for local charities probably isn't the first to spring to mind. I make no apology for using this column to promote two amazing charities that the Bolton and Wigan RBS team - along with customers and professionals - have just raised over A 7,000 for.

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  11. Cortlandt Manor Woman Hosts Mohegan Lake Fundraiser In Memory Of HusbandRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Croton Daily Voice

    A Strike Out PH event is being held at Brodie's Pub at 3632 Main St. in Mohegan Lake. The event, organized by Barbaretti's friends and family benefits the Pulmonary Hypertension Association which researches the disease and aids those who have it.

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  12. Genetic EngineeringRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Investopedia

    The artificial modification of an organism's genetic composition. Genetic engineering typically involves transferring genes from one organism into another organism of a different species in order to give the latter specific traits of the former.

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  13. WellStar doctors aim to increase awareness about breast cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    During October, which is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, WellStar doctors hope to encourage women to be aware of their risk for getting cancer.

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  14. Sildenafil for erectile dysfunction could affect vision of genetically susceptible usersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    Sildenafil, the active ingredient in the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra, could cause unusual visual responses in people who carry a common mutation for eye disease and may have long-term detrimental effects on their vision, UNSW Australia researchers warn. Sildenafil can inhibit an enzyme which is important for transmitting light signals from the retina to the brain, and it is already known from clinical trials of Viagra that its use in high doses can cause transient disturbances in the vision of some healthy people.

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  15. Balkan endemic nephropathy likeliest risk factor is aristolochic...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    Risk analysts have examined extensive health evidence to conclude that a toxin produced by a weed commonly found in certain grain fields in Balkan countries, and also used in Chinese herbal medicines, is the most likely cause of a fatal kidney wasting disease often found there. The results may also shed light on related diseases worldwide.

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  16. Why duplicate genes remain in the genome: geneticists solve 40-year-old dilemmaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    ... in the cell - also removes genes that are redundant from the genome," said Dr Mario A Fares, Assistant Professor in Genetics at Trinity, and leading author of the study. "The mechanism resolving the conflict between sister genes and their apparent ...

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  17. New drug achieves significant additional cholesterol-lowering in...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    Evolocumab, an injected form of a new class of drugs called PCSK9 inhibitors[1], is highly effective at reducing low-density lipoprotein or "bad cholesterol " levels with few side effects in people with familial hypercholesterolaemia , an inherited condition that causes extremely high cholesterol and high risk of cardiovascular disease at an early age. Published in The Lancet , the results of two of the largest global randomised trials ever undertaken in this field found that evolocumab rapidly cut levels of LDL cholesterol by on average 60% more than those given a placebo in patients with heterozygous FH , and by 31% more than placebo in patients with the much rarer homozygous form.

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  18. Montero: It takes more than clinicians to boost community healthRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... overall health is shaped by personal behaviors and lifestyles. Another 30 percent is shaped by family history and genetics, while environment and social factors contribute to 20 percent, and medical care contributes just 10 percent. He said ...

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  19. Neurotic women face Alzheimera s threatRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... has been devoted to factors such as education, heart and blood risk factors, head trauma, family history and genetics," study author Lena Johansson said. "Personality may influence the individual's risk for dementia through its effect on behavior, ...

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  20. Anxiety, jealousy and moodiness linked to increased Alzheimer's risk in womenRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    ... PhD, of the University of Gothenburg in Sweden - say the majority of Alzheimer's research has looked at how genetics, head trauma, heart and blood problems and education influences disease risk. For example, a study reported by Medical News Today ...

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