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WBTV Charlotte
Special: Catawba College alumna studying ecology near nuclear sitesand methods to help clean up legacy waste remaining across the DOE complex. Kuh
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
and methods to help clean up legacy waste remaining across the DOE complex. Kuhne started her career in the Environmental Sciences and Biotechnology Group but transitioned into the National Security Directorate in 2016. “The Savannah River Site... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
LGBT community fights to be countedand gender-nonconforming people." Obedin-Maliver, an assistant professor of ob
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
and gender-nonconforming people." Obedin-Maliver, an assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive sciences at UCSF, said it is "an exciting time" to be conducting such research because there is "a ton to be learned" about... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
UC San Diego students taking part in $14.9 million study to edit genes in disease-carrying mosquitoesto consider all possible strategies to combat these devastating diseases,'' sai
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
to consider all possible strategies to combat these devastating diseases,'' said Ethan Bier, a professor in UCSD's Division of Biological Sciences. "The gene-drive systems that we have developed at UC San Diego in collaboration with... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
UCSD scientists studying gene-editing to control disease-carrying mosquitoesessential to consider all possible strategies to combat these devastating disea
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
essential to consider all possible strategies to combat these devastating diseases," said Ethan Bier, a professor in UCSD's Division of Biological Sciences. "The gene-drive systems that we have developed at UC San Diego in collaboration with... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
San Diego Researchers Studying Gene-Editing To Control Mosquito-Borne Diseasesessential to consider all possible strategies to combat these devastating disea
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
essential to consider all possible strategies to combat these devastating diseases," said Ethan Bier, a professor in UCSD's Division of Biological Sciences. "The gene-drive systems that we have developed at UC San Diego in collaboration with... Read more
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asianage
Mice experiments show how zika invades placenta, fetusbrain development. In neither experiment did the mice develop microcephaly, bu
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
brain development. In neither experiment did the mice develop microcephaly, but researchers said this could come down to biological differences between people and mice. "Unlike in humans, a significant amount of neurodevelopment in mice actually... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Study of Brain Circuits Finds Links To Depression Symptomsin the brain to behavioral symptoms of depression. In a study published in the
KPBS San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
in the brain to behavioral symptoms of depression. In a study published in the journal Cell, researchers in the school's Division of Biological Sciences found brain circuits that are tied to feelings of despair and helplessness, and were able to... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
UC San Diego researchers link brain circuits to behavioral symptoms of depressionto distinct behavioral symptoms of depression. In a study published in the jou
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 days ago
to distinct behavioral symptoms of depression. In a study published in the journal Cell, researchers in UC San Diego's Division of Biological Sciences found brain circuits tied to feelings of despair and helplessness and were able to alleviate... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Climate change and the struggle against capitalismglobal warming and climate change. The first was the report published Monday in
Op-Ed News / Posted 7 days ago
global warming and climate change. The first was the report published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) warning that human activity is precipitating "biological annihilation" and a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Obese women 'are more likely to have sons with behavioral disorders'is critical to their health and the health of their future children,' said seni
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
is critical to their health and the health of their future children,' said senior investigator Dr Barbara Abrams, of the Division of Epidemiology at the University of California, Berkeley. Fifteen out of every 100 women of childbearing age are... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Veterans, lawmakers demand answers about dangerous tests on Vietnam-era soldiersWASHINGTON – The Pentagon conducted a series of secret chemical and biological
SaukValley.com / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON – The Pentagon conducted a series of secret chemical and biological weapons tests involving military personnel in the 1960s and 1970s. Veterans groups and members of Congress are demanding to know exactly what happened – and who has... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
High maternal pre-pregnancy BMI linked to behavioral problems in boysto their health and the health of their future children," commented senior inve
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
to their health and the health of their future children," commented senior investigator Barbara Abrams, DrPH, of the Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley. The Centers for Disease Control and... Read more
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Business Standard India
Google, Microsoft's new mission: How to kill disease-carrying mosquitoesto halt the spread of Zika and other mosquito-borne maladies worldwide. Firms
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
to halt the spread of Zika and other mosquito-borne maladies worldwide. Firms including Microsoft Corp and California life sciences company Verily are forming partnerships with public health officials in several US states to test new high-tech... Read more
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Business Standard India
Microsoft, other tech companies wage war on disease-carrying mosquitoesto halt the spread of Zika and other mosquito-borne maladies worldwide. Firms
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
to halt the spread of Zika and other mosquito-borne maladies worldwide. Firms including Microsoft Corp and California life sciences company Verily are forming partnerships with public health officials in several US states to test new high-tech... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Tech companies wage war on disease-carrying mosquitoesto halt the spread of Zika and other mosquito-borne maladies worldwide. Firms
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 days ago
to halt the spread of Zika and other mosquito-borne maladies worldwide. Firms including Microsoft Corp and California life sciences company Verily are forming partnerships with public health officials in several US states to test new high-tech... Read more
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Daily Mail
Tech companies wage war on disease-carrying mosquitoesto help health officials keep tabs on potential disease carriers. Genetic modi
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
to help health officials keep tabs on potential disease carriers. Genetic modifications - Oxitec, an Oxford-based division of Germantown, Maryland-based Intrexon Corp, is creating male mosquitoes genetically modified to be... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Tech companies wage war on disease-carrying mosquitoesto halt the spread of Zika and other mosquito-borne maladies worldwide. Firms
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
to halt the spread of Zika and other mosquito-borne maladies worldwide. Firms including Microsoft Corp and California life sciences company Verily are forming partnerships with public health officials in several U.S. states to test new high-tech... Read more
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Reuters
Tech companies wage war on disease-carrying mosquitoesto halt the spread of Zika and other mosquito-borne maladies worldwide. Firms
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
to halt the spread of Zika and other mosquito-borne maladies worldwide. Firms including Microsoft Corp and California life sciences company Verily are forming partnerships with public health officials in several U.S. states to test new high-tech... Read more
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MLive.com
Western Michigan University names interim vice president for researchas WMU's vice president for research since 2010. He will return to the faculty
MLive.com / Posted 16 days ago
as WMU's vice president for research since 2010. He will return to the faculty in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Obare expected to serve in the interim role at least six months, while the university undertakes a national search... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Queen's University Graduations July 5, 2017 - Full list of resultsand pictures from Queen's University of Belfast graduation ceremony. QUEEN’S u
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
and pictures from Queen's University of Belfast graduation ceremony. QUEEN’S university School of Biological Sciences Doctor of Philosophy Amanda Louise DUNN Amanda Louise DUNN Elizabeth Anne FINCH Kevin... Read more
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