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News-Medical-Net
New study looks to saliva of humans and primates to gain insights into evolutionthat helps to give spit its slimy, sticky consistency. The study found that wi
New study looks to saliva of humans and primates to gain insights into evolution
News-Medical-Net / Posted 7 hours ago
that helps to give spit its slimy, sticky consistency. The study found that within the MUC7 gene, instructions for building important components of the bottlebrush were repeated multiple times in each of the five primate species studied.... Read more
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PhysOrg
Looking to saliva to gain insight on evolutionthat helps to give spit its slimy, sticky consistency. The study found that wi
Looking to saliva to gain insight on evolution
PhysOrg / Posted 11 hours ago
that helps to give spit its slimy, sticky consistency. The study found that within the MUC7 gene, instructions for building important components of the bottlebrush were repeated multiple times in each of the five primate species studied.... Read more
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PhysOrg
Soybean science blooms with supercomputersbasically the living genetic information from seed banks scientists use to impr
Soybean science blooms with supercomputers
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
basically the living genetic information from seed banks scientists use to improve their breeding. "That is when we started building a lot of tools in the informatics suite," she said. These efforts, she added, are helping researchers find... Read more
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Wired News
Illumina Would Like You to Sequence More DNA, Pleasebiopsies to diagnose cancer. Illumina is looking far ahead with Grail. Only a
Illumina Would Like You to Sequence More DNA, Please
Wired News / Posted 10 days ago
biopsies to diagnose cancer. Illumina is looking far ahead with Grail. Only a tiny fraction of people have had their genomes sequenced so far, but eventually that market will be saturated. You only need your genome sequenced once. But with... Read more
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Business Wire
Bran Ferren Joins NanoMech Advisory Board of DirectorsBoard of Advisors. One of Fast Company’s “100 Most Creative People in Business
Bran Ferren Joins NanoMech Advisory Board of Directors
Business Wire / Posted 15 days ago
Board of Advisors. One of Fast Company’s “100 Most Creative People in Business,” Bran Ferren is a master of the arts and sciences. Equal parts artist/designer and scientist/engineer, he is an expert on leveraging curiosity and creativity to... Read more
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The China Post
3 Tang Prize winners to visit in Septemberwinners of the second Tang Prize in biopharmaceutical science in June "for the
3 Tang Prize winners to visit in September
The China Post / Posted 17 days ago
winners of the second Tang Prize in biopharmaceutical science in June "for the development of CRISPR/Cas9 as a breakthrough genome editing platform that promises to revolutionize biomedical research and disease treatment." CRISPR/Cas9 is a unique... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Can NYC's biotech sphere be saved?riding the entrepreneurial wave that’s been rolling through the city’s biotech
Can NYC's biotech sphere be saved?
Crain's New York Business / Posted 18 days ago
riding the entrepreneurial wave that’s been rolling through the city’s biotech sector. In late 2013, the physicist-turned-genome researcher rented a work counter at the just-opened Harlem Biospace incubator and launched a startup focused on the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Global warming, a dead zone and surprising bacteriaand nitrogen are pieces of that bigger puzzle. As to nitrogen: Anyone who has
Global warming, a dead zone and surprising bacteria
PhysOrg / Posted 22 days ago
and nitrogen are pieces of that bigger puzzle. As to nitrogen: Anyone who has picked up a bag of fertilizer knows it as a building block of life. "It's an essential nutrient," said Frank Stewart, an assistant professor at Georgia Tech's School of... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Medical device startup to hire 40 through Buffalo genomic research programdirector two months ago. The state-sponsored initiative is a partnership among
Medical device startup to hire 40 through Buffalo genomic research program
The Buffalo News / Posted 27 days ago
director two months ago. The state-sponsored initiative is a partnership among UB, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, life sciences companies and the New York Genome Center in Manhattan. The intent is to develop new ways to treat, prevent and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers get unprecedented look at DNA damageand what might be done to prevent it. "This technique gives you almost a satel
Researchers get unprecedented look at DNA damage
PhysOrg / Posted a month ago
and what might be done to prevent it. "This technique gives you almost a satellite-view image of all the damage across the genome," said John Wyrick, a WSU geneticist specializing in DNA repair and corresponding author of a study out this week in... Read more

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