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  1. New book from CSHL Press with focus on genetics, personalized medicine and human diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | EurekAlert!

    Since the appearance of modern humans in Africa around 200,000 years ago, we have migrated around the globe and accumulated genetic variations that affect various traits, including our appearance, skin color, food tolerance, and susceptibility to different diseases. Large-scale DNA sequencing is now allowing us to map the patterns of human genetic variation more accurately than ever before, trace our ancestries, and develop personalized therapies for particular diseases.


  2. New book from CSHL Press presents broad variety of career options for biomed scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | EurekAlert!

    The majority of PhDs trained in biomedical sciences do not remain in academia. In Career Options for Biomedical Scientists from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, they are now presented with a broad variety of career options, including science journalism, publishing, science policy, patent law, and many more.


  3. How a molecular Superman protects the genome from damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | EurekAlert!

    How many times have we seen Superman swoop down from the heavens and rescue a would-be victim from a rapidly oncoming train? It's a familiar scenario, played out hundreds of times in the movies. But the dramatic scene is reenacted in real life every time a cell divides.


  4. Key moment mapped in assembly of DNA-splitting molecular machineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | EurekAlert!

    The proteins that drive DNA replication - the force behind cellular growth and reproduction - are some of the most complex machines on Earth. The multistep replication process involves hundreds of atomic-scale moving parts that rapidly interact and transform.


  5. In a battle of brains, bigger isn't always betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | EurekAlert!

    It's one of those ideas that seems to make perfect sense: the bigger the brain, the more intelligent the creature. While it is generally true, exceptions are becoming increasingly common.


  6. 4 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory scientists will contribute to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | EurekAlert!

    Four scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory will perform research in President Obama's BRAIN Initiative under two new CSHL grants announced in Washington today. The CSHL grants are among more than 100 issued by the National Institutes of Health , totaling $46 million for the 2014-15 fiscal year.


  7. New book from CSHL Press explores the evolution of sexual reproductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | EurekAlert!

    After losing one antler in fights with other males over premier breeding grounds, a male mule deer meets local females. The genetic interests of males and females often diverge; traits favored by one sex can be costly to the other.


  8. From the renowned Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | EurekAlert!

    This book covers multiplexed high-resolution mapping of complex interlaced and overlapping mRNA expression patterns in the developing mouse as imaged by confocal microscopy. A wide variety of powerful molecular techniques have been applied to biology in recent decades, ranging from recombinant DNA technologies to state-of-the-art imaging methods.


  9. Gambling with confidence: Are you sure about that?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    Life is a series of decisions, ranging from the mundane to the monumental. And each decision is a gamble, carrying with it the chance to second-guess.


  10. Research shows how premalignant cells can sense oncogenesis and halt growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    What happens inside cells when they detect the activation of a cancer-inducing gene? Sometimes, cells are able to signal internally to stop the cell cycle.


  11. Unprecedented detail of intact neuronal receptor offers blueprint for drug developersRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    Argonne, Ill.- Scientists succeeded in obtaining an unprecedented view of a type of brain-cell receptor that is implicated in a range of neurological illnesses, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, depression, schizophrenia, autism, and ischemic injuries associated with stroke.


  12. From happiness to pain: Understanding serotonin's functionRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    Researchers at Champalimaud Foundation establish the effect of serotonin on sensitivity to pain using a combination of advanced genetic and optical techniques In a study published today , in the scientific journal PLoS One , researchers at the Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme establish the effect of serotonin on sensitivity to pain using a ... (more)


  13. More than just X and Y: a new genetic basis for sex determinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    Men and women differ in plenty of obvious ways, and scientists have long known that genetic differences buried deep within our DNA underlie these distinctions.


  14. A shift in the code: New method reveals hidden genetic landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    With three billion letters in the human genome, it seems hard to believe that adding a DNA base here or removing a DNA base there could have much of an effect on our health.


  15. Bats bolster brain hypothesis, maybe technology, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    Bats send out harmonic pairs of frequencies to sense where things are. The strength differences in the high and low frequencies in the pair ... PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] - Amid a neuroscience debate about how people and animals focus on distinct objects within cluttered scenes, some of the newest and best evidence comes from the way bats ... (more)


  16. From the basics to the cutting edge of molecular biology and genomics in one small bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    As biology becomes more quantitative and computational, increasing numbers of physical scientists, mathematicians, and engineers are moving into areas such as genomics, developmental biology, neuroscience, and systems biology.


  17. Knowing what to keep and what to trash: How an enzyme distinguishes cellular messagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    Every once in a while, we are forced to sort that stack of papers on the kitchen counter.


  18. The 'memory' of starvation is in your genesRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    During the winter of 1944, the Nazis blocked food supplies to the western Netherlands, creating a period of widespread famine and devastation.


  19. Research may explain how foremost anticancer 'guardian' protein learned to switch sidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    Researchers at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory have discovered a new function of the body's most important tumor-suppressing protein.


  20. African elephant genome suggests they are superior smellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    July 22, 2014 - Sense of smell is critical for survival in many mammals. The ability to distinguish different odors, which is important for sniffing out food, avoiding predators, and finding mates, depends on the number and type olfactory receptors found in an organism's genome.


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