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  1. The Hidden Labor Behind Food: How to 'Read' a TomatoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Atlantic

    ... to do human-rights work around the world, and I traveled to maybe 40 countries, my dad started his own agricultural genetics company. Since that's my degree, he needed my help-and I began working with him on the side. It was a mom and pop operation, ...


  2. Engaging Students Through the Years; Cengage Learning Releases Three new Stewart Calculus TextbooksRead the original story

    14 min ago | KXVO

    ... The text motivates and illustrates the topics of calculus with examples drawn from many areas of biology, including genetics, biomechanics, medicine, pharmacology, physiology, ecology, epidemiology and evolution, to name a few. Students develop a ...


  3. Comparative Sensor Fusion between Hyperspectral and Multispectral...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    EPA Home A Science Inventory A Comparative Sensor Fusion between Hyperspectral and Multispectral Remote Sensing Data for Monitoring Microcystin Distribution in Lake Erie Chang, N., B. Vannah, AND J. Yang. Comparative Sensor Fusion between Hyperspectral and Multispectral Remote Sensing Data for Monitoring Microcystin Distribution in Lake Erie.


  4. Microbial Communities for Health and Environment : Precise Measurements of Microbial EcosystemsRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Science, Industry and Business

    The Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine has succeeded for the first time in describing the complex relationships within an ecosystem in unprecedented detail. For their work, carried out in collaboration with US and Luxembourg partners, their model ecosystem was a "biological wastewater treatment plant".


  5. Pet dogs to be used in anti-ageing trialRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Researchers in the United States are preparing to discover whether a drug commonly used in human organ transplants can extend the lifespan and health quality of pet dogs. They've been Man's best friends for more than 10,000 years.


  6. This $260 chocolate bar might just be worth itRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Los Angeles Times

    To'ak's $260 chocolate bar is presented in a box of Spanish elm, the same wood in which the cacao beans are fermented. To'ak's $260 chocolate bar is presented in a box of Spanish elm, the same wood in which the cacao beans are fermented.


  7. Nigeria, seven other countries to get GSK fund for NCDsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    As GSK launches the first call for proposals for its Africa NCD Open Lab, to support much-needed scientific research into non-communicable diseases in Africa, no fewer than eight countries in the region including Nigeria are expected to benefit from A 4m funding. The funding will be available in the first funding round, to support successful proposals from researchers in CA te d'Ivoire, Cameroon, Ghana, Gambia, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda and Malawi.


  8. Plankton Culprit Turns Clear Lakes To JellyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scientific American

    Calcium-rich crustaceans such as the Daphnia water flea, which use the element to create a hard exoskeleton, have become vulnerable to predators and are now in decline. Credit: PLoS Genetics via Wikimedia Commons Acid rain may be causing lakes in eastern Canada to turn to 'jelly'.


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  10. Without genes pilfered from bacteria, ticks would drop dead of the Lyme disease they carryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The deer tick is a tiny rascal that's easily flicked away with a finger. And yet you would be wise to fear it.


  11. Defibrillator Insertion: Implant for LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    Each month about 10,000 Americans have an ICD implanted, and with a price tag of $30,000 to $50,000, the procedure isn't cheap. If you're at risk for sudden cardiac arrest, an implantable cardioverter defibrillator - a small, battery-operated device that resides in your chest to detect abnormal heart rhythms - can deliver a shock to your heart if needed, quite possibly keeping you alive.


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    2 hrs ago | KXVO

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  13. Researchers shed new light on the genetics of memory performanceRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Science, Industry and Business

    In the largest study of the genetics of memory ever undertaken, an international researcher team including scientists from Boston University School of Medicine , have discovered two common genetic variants that are believed to be associated with memory performance. The findings, which appear in the journal Biological Psychiatry, are a significant step towards better understanding how memory loss is inherited.


  14. OxySure (OXYS) Is Undervalued and Has Crossed Above Its SqueezeTrigger PriceRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    OxySure Systems, Inc. , a global leader and medical device innovator of life-saving, easy-to-use emergency oxygen solutions with its "oxygen from powder" technology announced today that WEALTHMAKERS.COM, , a Wall Street research and trading firm providing unbiased statistical stock market predictions to empower investors, securities professionals and public company employees to make precise, predictive and profitable trading decisions, has issued a research report on OxySure Systems . The report highlights the short term bullish pattern that has emerged, the SqueezeTrigger Price of $0.83, the Group Correlation and the projected short squeeze valuation of $4.04 per share.


  15. turtle tree of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | RedOrbit

    Using state-of-the-art genetic sequencing technology, scientists from the California Academy of Sciences have found that turtles are actually more closely related to crocodiles and dinosaurs than they are to lizards. A new study published in the Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution journal called for turtles to be placed in a new group of vertebrates called " Archelosauria ," along with crocodiles, dinosaurs and birds.


  16. Maize farming gets US$4 million boostRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    ... and output markets among others. DuPont Pioneer is the world's leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics, providing high-quality seeds to farmers in more than 90 countries. It provides agronomic support and services to help increase ...


  17. Chickens were first domesticated in China 10,000 years ago - and...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Mitochondrial DNA extracted from fossilised bones found near to Yellow River in northern China were found to still exist in domestic species today Genetic analysis shows modern domestic chickens sold in shops are cross breeds from several different species of ancient fowl from around the world It might not answer the age-old question of whether the chicken or the egg came first, but biologists have located the spot where they think the first domestic chickens appeared. Researchers claim to have found the earliest evidence for chicken domestication in an area around the Yellow River in northern China.


  18. Isis Granted $27M for New TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Isis Pharmaceuticals in Carlsbad has started a second Phase 3 clinical trial of its drug for spinal muscular atrophy, a severe genetic disease that can be fatal. In connection with the study, the company said Tuesday that it has received a $27 million milestone payment from its partner Biogen Idec of Cambridge, Mass.


  19. Presence of certain proteins in HDL can lead to cardiovascular riskRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Medical News

    A current study by the MedUni Vienna has shown that changes to the "good cholesterol" HDL can be associated with cardiovascular diseases: by developing a new laboratory test, scientists at the Institute of Medical Genetics and the Department of Nephrology & Dialysis at the MedUni Vienna have demonstrated for the first time that the presence of certain proteins in the HDL can lead to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality. HDL is a class of proteins that plays a key role in the body's metabolism of cholesterol.


  20. Biologist Marnie Halpern selected as AAAS FellowRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Medical News

    Biologist Marnie Halpern of Carnegie's Department of Embryology has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for her "fundamental contributions to developmental biology, particularly using novel genetic approaches to study patterning of the nervous system." Halpern has been a staff scientist at Carnegie since1994.