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January 26, 2014
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‘Life as Research Scientist’: Kiwamu Tanaka, Plant Biologist

Dr. Kiwamu Tanaka, an aspiring scientist, is currently doing research on Role of extracellular ATP in plant growth and development at the Division of Plant Sciences in the University of Missouri. He completed his doctoral work at The United Graduate … Continue reading

August 5, 2013
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Evolution picks up hitchhikers

In a twist on “survival of the fittest,” researchers have discovered that evolution is driven not by a single beneficial mutation but rather by a group of mutations, including ones called “genetic hitchhikers” that are simply along for the ride. … Continue reading

February 13, 2013
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African Chickens

UD’s Schmidt studies heat stress, disease resistance in African chickens Last fall, the University of Delaware’s Carl Schmidt took a trip to Uganda with a team of researchers from Iowa State University and North Carolina State University to get genetic … Continue reading

June 9, 2012
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Building Molecular ‘Cages’ to Fight Disease

UCLA-created nanoscale protein containers could aid drug, vaccine delivery UCLA biochemists have designed specialized proteins that assemble themselves to form tiny molecular cages hundreds of times smaller than a single cell. The creation of these miniature structures may be the … Continue reading

July 23, 2011
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Life Scientists Use Novel Technique to Produce Genetic Map for African Americans

UCLA life scientists and colleagues have produced one of the first high-resolution genetic maps for African American populations. A genetic map reveals the precise locations across the genome where DNA from a person’s father and mother have been stitched together … Continue reading

March 19, 2011
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UF Researchers Suspect Bacterial Changes in Mouth Promote Oral Disease in People With HIV

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Oral disease occurs commonly and progresses rapidly among people who have HIV, but the process is poorly understood. Researchers suspect that the culprit is a change in the makeup of bacterial communities that live in the mouth. … Continue reading

October 12, 2010
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Microsoft Research Makes Microsoft Biology Foundation and MODISAzure-Based Environmental Service Available to Scientists and Researchers

*Two new technologies are showcased at the eScience Workshop to fuel advancement of data-driven research in healthcare and environmental fields.* BERKELEY, Calif. — Oct. 12, 2010 — With more than 200 researchers in attendance at the seventh annual eScience Workshop, … Continue reading