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  1. Humans' tiny cellular machines: Spliceosomes in detailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | Science Daily

    ... the proteins our bodies need to function. In a recent study published in the journal Nature Structural and Molecular Biology , UW-Madison's David Brow, Samuel Butcher and colleagues have captured images of this machine, revealing details never seen ...


  2. Photosynthesis hack needed to feed the world by 2050Read the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago |

    ... in the processes that drive photosynthesis in plants such as soybeans and maize," said University of Illinois plant biology professor Stephen P. Long , who wrote the report with colleagues from Illinois and the CAS-MPG Partner Institute of ...


  3. Leonard Lopate Weekend: Patti LuPone, The Underworld of Notarios, and The Story of CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | WNYC-AM New York

    Sidney Farber (left, with colleagues Virginia Downing and George Foley) conducted his breakthrough research in this 9- by 12-foot microbiology lab at Boston Children's Hospital.


  4. Adamis Pharmaceuticals Receives Complete Response Letter From FDA for ...Read the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | GlobeNewswire

    Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation announced that today it received a Complete Response Letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regarding its New Drug Application Epinephrine Injection USP 1:1000 0.3mg Pre-filled Single Dose Syringe product, for the emergency treatment of acute anaphylaxis, which is a severe allergic reaction. On May 28, 2014, Adamis submitted an NDA to the FDA pursuant to Section 505 of the Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act, as amended, for approval of the Epinephrine PFS product.


  5. Monsanto Lobbyist Says Weed Killer Is Safe to Drink - But He Won't Drink ItRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Max

    A Monsanto lobbyist told a French cable channel that Roundup was safe enough to drink, but became upset and walked off the set when challenged to actually ingest the weed killer. In a video posted on Canal+, Monsanto lobbyist Patrick Moore denied a World Health Organization report last week that showed a Roundup ingredient, glyphosate, to be "probably carcinogenic to humans."


  6. Weight-Loss Surgery Can Relieve AsthmaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News Max

    In obese people with asthma, weight-loss surgery has been linked to a significant reduction in serious asthma flare-ups, new research suggests. "We found that risk of an emergency department visit or hospitalization for asthma exacerbation decreased by half after bariatric [weight-loss] surgery and remained significantly lower for at least 2 years," the study authors wrote in the report.


  7. We have lift off! Scott Kelly begins historic mission to spend a...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Revealed: TWO doctors ruled Germanwings co-pilot was unfit for work on day of the disaster - but he kept it secret from airline EXCLUSIVE: White House florist was forced out by Michelle Obama's 'jealous' staff say friends as she is pictured for first time since being escorted from building Apple CEO Tim Cook to leave his entire fortune to charity - except what he spends paying for his nephew's college education Sopranos star Drea de Matteo loses East Village home of two decades in explosion and collapse that left 22 hurt and two missing New York restaurant owner smelled gas for 15 minutes but never called 911 before explosion that flattened three East Village buildings, injured 22 and left two missing We have lift off! Scott Kelly begins historic mission to spend a year on the ISS while his twin stays on Earth to study the effects space has on the body PIERS MORGAN: Depressed pilots on ... (more)


  8. Kevin Carey's 'The End of College' Overstates Higher Education ChangesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    ... online courses and "open badges" that employers can inspect to determine the value of your coursework in molecular biology. Indeed, the University of Everywhere has always been available to gifted autodidacts, from Benjamin Franklin and Abraham ...


  9. Researchers identify timeline for HIV replication in the brainRead the original story

    Yesterday | Science Daily

    HIV can begin replicating in the brain as early as four months after initial infection, researchers have discovered. One-third of people not taking antiretroviral therapy to control their HIV will eventually develop HIV-associated dementia.


  10. Researchers use nanoparticles to selectively target tumor cells in two cancer modelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Science Daily

    ... collaborations operating at the complex interfaces between molecular biotechnology, nanotechnology, biology, and medicine." Looking forward, the researchers are in the final stages of follow-up work synthesizing and characterizing more sophisticated ...


  11. Mutations associated with development of congenital heart diseaseRead the original story

    Wednesday | Science Daily

    ... led at Pitt by principal investigator Cecilia Lo, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Developmental Biology, Pitt School of Medicine. "This project has given us new insights into the biological pathways involved in development of the ...


  12. Tred cautiously in Colorado's fragile, living desert | GJFreePress.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Grand Junction Free Press

    For many desert goers, "tiptoe through the crypto" is a familiar mantra, but as the weather warms, some locals may be headed for the canyon country for the first time, unaware of the damage they could unwittingly inflict on the fragile desert ecosystem. Officials at the Bureau of Land Management's Colorado River Valley Field Office have some recommendations on how to enjoy the desert while leaving it intact for others.


  13. State Science Fair Brings 700 of Iowa's Brightest TogetherRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WHO-TV

    It's a science fair so large, they had to reserve two days at the Hilton Coliseum at Iowa State University for it. The State Science and Technology Fair kicked off Thursday with a senior high school competition, and Friday, junior high students showcased their projects.


  14. Harvard news reviewRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | InteliHealth

    The longer you live past 90, the greater the odds that your genes are a big reason, researchers say in a new study. The study looked at thousands of groups of siblings in New England.


  15. Creatures found in Antarctic ice show how tenacious life isRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KEPR CBS 19

    Deep below the ice, far from the playful penguins and other animals that bring tourists to Antarctica, is a cold and barren world that by all indications should be completely void of life. But recently, scientists researching melting ice watched a half-foot-long fish swim by.


  16. Single cell transcriptomics: methods and applications.Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Traditionally, gene expression measurements were performed on "bulk" samples containing populations of thousands of cells.


  17. Researchers Master Gene Editing Technique in MosquitoRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bioscience Technology

    ... could not be studied using genetics prior to CRISPR-Cas9, and as a result this technique is already revolutionizing biology." This work opens the door to learning more about the role of specific genes the Vosshall lab suspects may help mosquitoes ...


  18. New Data at ACMG Shows Cypher's Software Can Automate Interpretation...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Cypher's Mantis software technology could pave the way for more comprehensive genetic analysis in non-invasive prenatal testing by enabling automated interpretation. The data were presented at the 2015 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting, which is being held "For many reasons, including the clear clinical interpretation they afford, non-invasive prenatal testing has focused primarily on whole chromosome events like trisomy 21, which causes Down's syndrome," said , president and COO of Cypher Genomics.


  19. 10 Highly Educated Rock Musicians [Columns]Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    ... a Job " and " Pretty Fly (For a White Guy) " singer, Dexter Holland of the Offspring , has a bachelor's degree in Biology and his master's in Molecular Biology from the University of Southern California. He actually commenced a PhD in molecular ...


  20. Is Heart Disease In Your Genes?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | MSN Healthy Living

    Do you wonder why some smokers develop heart disease, but others don't? Or how someone who thrives on burgers and fries can live to be 90, when a vegetarian has a heart attack at 40? The answer may be in the genes. And the fact is, we are only beginning to understand how they affect our heart health.