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  1. Soil workshop at JamberooRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Kiama Independent

    AS farmers, food growers and land managers, we are reluctant to ask the real questions: where has our topsoil gone and how do we get it back? AS farmers, food growers and land managers, we are reluctant to ask the real questions: where has our topsoil gone and how do we get it back? How do we grow better food for less cost and what are we leaving ... (more)

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  2. Worldwide spread of beneficial blood cell gene variant followed migrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Examiner.com

    Annals of Human Genetics , tracks the worldwide spread of beneficial blood cell gene variant as it spread from Africa to everyone around the world.

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  3. The great giant flea huntRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Island Packet

    Yet one of the region’s undeniably superlative titans has slipped beneath everyone’s radar.

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  4. New route to identify drugs that can fight bacterial infectionsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | EurekAlert!

    About 100 drugs already approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for other purposes can also prevent the growth of certain bacterial pathogens inside human cells, including those that cause Legionnaires' disease, brucellosis, and Mediterranean spotted fever.

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  5. The return of Ebola and the spread of fearRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Globe and Mail

    Red Cross workers carry the body of Marie Conde, 14, who died of Ebola, through the bush in Koundony, Guinea earlier this month.

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  6. Regulation of plant translation by upstream open reading frames.Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... to small molecules, thus offering a path for metabolic control of gene expression in evolution and synthetic biology. In some cases, uORFs form modular logic gates in signal transduction. uORFs thus provide eukaryotes with a functionality analogous ...

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  7. Shutsung Liao, biochemist who studied role of hormones in prostate cancer, 1931-2014Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    A pioneer in understanding the biochemistry of male hormones and their receptors and how they influenced the development and progression of prostate cancer, Shutsung Liao, PhD'61, professor emeritus in the University of Chicago's Ben May Department for Cancer Research, died at his Hyde Park home on July 20. He was 83 years old.

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  8. UNMC research team hopes to stop staph infectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KETV-TV

    A research team from the University of Nebraska Medical Center is looking for an answer to the growing threat of staph infections resistant to antibiotics.

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  9. More emphasis on microbes required in food safetyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Scoop

    Current concepts regarding food safety and security may be inadequate for fully addressing what is an increasingly complex issue.

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  10. Research team hopes to stop staph infectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KETV-TV

    A research team from the University of Nebraska Medical Center is looking for an answer to the growing threat of staph infections resistant to antibiotics.

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  11. Arunachal macaque: survived ice age, struggling against humansRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    ... a research associate at the Laboratory for Conservation of Endangered Species at the Centre for Cellular Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, and the first author of the study. The researchers, under the supervision of Uma Ramakrishnan of the National ...

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  12. Forced mutations doom HIVRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Biology News Net

    Fifteen years ago, MIT professor John Essigmann and colleagues from the University of Washington had a novel idea for an HIV drug.

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  13. Biomarkers of the DeepRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    ... the Tinto river for decades as director of the laboratory of applied microbiology at the Center for Molecular Biology (CBM) at the Autonomous University in Madrid."The most important characteristics of the system - sulfuric acid and high ...

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  14. Inferring the perturbed microRNA regulatory networks from gene...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | BioMed Central

    MicroRNAs are a class of endogenous small regulatory RNAs. Identifications of the dys-regulated or perturbed miRNAs and their key target genes are important for understanding the regulatory networks associated with the studied cellular processes.

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  15. Cancer researchers identify irreversible inhibitor for KRAS gene mutationRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... laboratory investigates the molecular basis of cancer with an eye toward developing compounds that perturb cancer biology, and therefore have potential to become therapies. Dr. Westover's lab has been particularly targeting KRAS because this gene is ...

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  16. Using Orthologous and Paralogous Proteins to Identify...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Journal of Molecular Biology , Vol. 321, No. 1. , pp. 7-20, doi:10.1016/s0022-2836 00587-9 Concepts of orthology and paralogy are become increasingly important as whole-genome comparison allows their identification in complete genomes.

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  17. Scientists hoping to restore salmon in EllensburgRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... Washington University scientists have discovered juvenile salmon can still survive in the city's urban creeks. Biology Professor Paul James and his former student, Kelsey Martin , hope their findings remind Ellensburg residents that the creeks exist ...

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  18. Urinary microbiome altered in urge incontinenceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Medical News

    The frequency and nature of bacteria in the urinary tract differs significantly between healthy women and those with urge incontinence, a US study demonstrates.

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  19. Grow a stronger, deeper lawn with organic fertilizersRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Northern Virginia Daily

    Homeowners who feed their lawn an organic fertilizer rather than a synthetic one are likely to see their grass grow stronger and deeper roots as well as minimize the risk of burn during the summer.

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  20. Answering Massimo Pigliucci's Critique o...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Discovery Institute

    ... 252) Pigliucci says that Wells is wrong because "The origin of life is not a field of research within evolutionary biology." (p. 253) That may be true, but Wells never claims otherwise. His book is a critique of how evolution is taught in textbooks, ...

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