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  1. UBC team tracks measles cases introduced to B.C. during the 2010 GamesRead the original story

    5 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    B.C. has continued to experience regular measles outbreaks since 2010, but the strains introduced during the Olympics have gone away. Credit: Flickr The Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games brought more than just athletes to B.C. It also left the province with a bad case of the measles.


  2. Column: No more excuses, put your story down this summerRead the original story

    15 min ago | Farmington Daily Times

    Rick Bragg wrote "All Over But the Shoutin'." It's his story about growing up dirt-poor in northeastern Alabama, seemingly destined for the penitentiary, and instead becoming a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The New York Times.


  3. Maine fisherman catches extremely rare two-colored lobsterRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Big News

    SCARBOROUGH, Maine -- A fisherman in Maine last week caught a two-toned lobster in an extremely rare find that experts say has a one in 50 million chance of occurring. Employees from the Pine Point Fisherman's Co-Op in Scarborough could not identify the fisherman who brought in the catch, but they speculated he was local.


  4. Permaculture: Growing ProsperityRead the original story

    46 min ago | Holtville Tribune

    The primary goal of adopting permaculture principles is to empower individuals to be their own producers and move away from being dependent consumers. These techniques are practiced in very different ways globally based on climate and resources particular to the region.


  5. Heart Disease Is The Number One Reason Behind Why Men Die Sooner Than WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Medical Daily

    ... study should include analysis of diet and exercise activity differences between countries, deeper examination of genetics and biological vulnerability between sexes at all levels and the relationship of these findings to brain and health at later ...


  6. A step nearer taming malariaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, July 7: An Indian parasitologist who had suffered malaria as a child has identified a key mechanism through which the malaria parasite survives in blood, an advance that may pave the way for new anti-malaria treatment. Mohammad Alam, a post-doctoral scientist at the UK Medical Research Council, and his colleagues have found that the malaria parasite relies on a molecule called a protein kinase to survive in the bloodstream and invade red blood cells.


  7. Some people get older three times faster than others - studyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    Scientists have developed a method to measure how fast people are aging, revealing that some of us get older up to three times faster than others. Researchers from a number of institutions including Kings College London and Duke University in the US revealed that people of the same chronological age have different biological ages and are getting older with a different speed.


  8. Discovery may improve embryo selection for in vitro fertilizationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | UPI

    Scientists have discovered indicators for chromosomal abnormalities in human embryos created for in vitro fertilization within the first 30 hours of their development, a vast improvement over the five or six days they previously have had to wait. By shortening the time needed before abnormalities can be detected, doctors may be able to make better selections when choosing which embryos to use for implantation and shorten the amount of time an embryo is cultured in the lab.


  9. Global chain to invest Rs 25crRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Guwahati, July 7: SRL Diagnostics, a global diagnostic chain, will invest Rs 25 crore in the Northeast in the next two years to expand its reach. "We are investing Rs 25 crore in two years and will add three more laboratories," chief executive officer of SRL Diagnostics, Sanjeev Vashishta, told The Telegraph today.


  10. New Study: NewLink Genetics Corporation (NLNK) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis ReviewRead the original story

    2 hrs ago |

    Full Report Details at - .. Highlights NewLink Genetics Corporation is a biopharmaceutical company, which undertakes the discovery, development and commercialization of immunotherapeutic products for the treatment of cancer.


  11. Now Available: WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman), Inc. (WX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis ReviewRead the original story

    2 hrs ago |

    WuXi PharmaTech , Inc. is a pharmaceutical service provider. The company works as a pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and medical device outsourcing company.


  12. The role of microbiome in central nervous system disordersRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Mammals live in a co-evolutionary association with the plethora of microorganisms that reside at a variety of tissue microenvironments. The microbiome represents the collective genomes of these co-existing microorganisms, which is shaped by host factors such as genetics and nutrients but in turn is able to influence host biology in health and disease.


  13. Bio Chemistry research at the Academic Health Center 4Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Beacon

    ... definitely reach out to professors and ask them if you could join their labs." Leng, who specializes in bacteria genetics and Biochemistry, and who also oversees these projects has much to say about his students and the work they are doing. "I am ...


  14. Italian scientists map the genomes of two donkeysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Horsetalk

    Scientists who sequenced the genome of two donkeys named Peppe and Pippo found more similarities with the horse genome than previous research has suggested. The Italian research involved one of the first uses of an Ion Proton sequencer - a next-generation semiconductor-based sequencing platform - to investigate a complex and large genome.


  15. Stem Cell Aging: Mechanisms, Consequences, RejuvenationRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Springer

    ... 1999 to 2002 he was scientific research fellow at the University of Kentucky, USA with expertise in stem cells, genetics and aging. From 2002 to 2008 he was Assistant Professor at the Division of Experimental Hematology, Cincinnati Children's ...


  16. Southern Nevada doctors push for mammograms after study says they don't reduce breast cancer deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

    A new study showing mammograms might not reduce breast cancer deaths doesn't change the advice of Southern Nevada doctors who say women should screen themselves on a regular basis. "Be aware of your breasts," Dr. Souzan El-Eid said.


  17. Library project to tempt readersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Northern Daily Leader

    ... book from Australian libraries in the first quarter of 2015 and is an account of the attempts of a professor of genetics, Don Tillman, to find a wife. The Wife Project teaches the professor some unexpected things - why he's never been on a second ...


  18. Discovery could improve in vitro fertilization success rates for women around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Scientists at Oregon Health & Science University, Stanford University, University of Valencia and IGENOMIX have discovered that chromosomal abnormalities in human embryos created for in vitro fertilization, or IVF, can be predicted within the first 30 hours of development at the cell-1 stage which results from the union of a female egg and male sperm. This discovery, published online today in the journal Nature Communications , could improve IVF success rates, which has hovered around 30 to 35 percent for numerous years worldwide.


  19. The mystery behind ageingRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... brain ageing, self-reported worse health, and looked older." However, they stressed that ageing is not dependent on genetics, as studies of twins had shown that around 20 percent of ageing can be attributed to genes. Co-author Professor Terrie ...


  20. [Podcast] Science Signaling Podcast: 7 July 2015Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Science

    Department of Molecular Genetics, Department of Neuroscience, and Center for Translational Neurodegeneration Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA. Department of Molecular Genetics, Department of Neuroscience, and Center for Translational Neurodegeneration Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA.