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  1. Southampton scientists on verge of major cancer breakthroughRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Echo

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  2. More than 1/3 cancers could be prevented by interventions: PAHORead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    More than one-third of cancers could be prevented by extensive interventions and change of lifestyles, the Pan American Health Organization said Thursday, the World Cancer Day. "More than one-third of cancers could be prevented by reducing risk factors for cancer and other noncommunicable diseases, particularly smoking, overweight and obesity, physical inactivity, unhealthy diet, and harmful use of alcohol," said the World Health Organization's regional office.


  3. Advances in microbial amylases.Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... industries. In this review, after a brief description of the sources of amylases, we discuss the molecular biology of amylases, describing structures, cloning, sequences, and protoplast fusion and mutagenesis. This is followed by sections on their ...


  4. Intense exercise can be deadly, SFU team findsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    ... in body temperature. But, their latest findings - published in the journal Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology - show that increased blood-acid levels, which occur during intense exercise, can also trigger cardiac arrhythmia. "Blood acid ...


  5. SPARC-Dependent Cardiomyopathy in Drosophila [Original Article]Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Circulation

    The Drosophila heart is an important model for studying the genetics underpinning mammalian cardiac function. The system comprises contractile cardiomyocytes, adjacent to which are pairs of highly endocytic pericardial nephrocytes that modulate cardiac function by uncharacterized mechanisms.


  6. A case of big money shaping scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... wheat strains resistant to fungal diseases. But that work is just a prelude for potential applications in human biology. These could include cures for complex genetic-related conditions such as Alzheimer's, diabetes and cancer, along with the more ...


  7. Compugen Ltd. (CGEN) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Political

    According to Zacks, "Compugen Ltd. is a pioneer in the fields of computational genomics and proteomics. The company combines the disciplines of mathematics and computer science with molecular biology to improve the understanding of genomics and proteomics, the study of genes and proteins.


  8. Spain to publish weekly updates on Zika virus casesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    Madrid, Feb 6: The Spanish Ministry for Health and Equality has announced that it is to publish weekly updates informing of the number of cases of the Zika virus in Spain. The Ministry made the decision in the wake of Thursday's revelations that seven cases, including a pregnant woman, of the virus have been detected in Spain, all in people who had visited countries where the virus is prevalent, Xinhua reported.


  9. De Novo Biosynthesis of Vanillin in Fission Yeast...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Applied and Environmental Microbiology , Vol. 75, No. 9. , pp. 2765-2774, doi:10.1128/aem.02681-08 Vanillin is one of the world's most important flavor compounds, with a global market of 180 million dollars.


  10. New Tarantula Species Found Near Folsom Prison Named for Johnny CashRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    ... a "citizen science" program to which the public could contribute. Researchers used genomics, a branch of molecular biology concerned with the structure, function, evolution and mapping of genomes, to examine species boundaries within the group. ...


  11. The next big thingRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    The Swiss mountain town of Davos has gone quiet. About a fortnight ago, however, it was abuzz with talk of the fourth industrial revolution: Robots, 3D-printed human organs, driverless cars.


  12. Women aren't the only ones who have these health issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    Yeast infection . Just reading those words evokes a sense of disgust and panic in women .


  13. Pickup Artist Blogger Cancels Global MeetupRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | On Social Marketing and Social Change

    PROTIP: Press 'i' to view the image gallery, 'v' to view the video gallery, or 'r' to view a random entry. Daryush Valizadeh , better known by his online handle Roosh V, is an American blogger and pickup artist best known for running the manosphere website Return of Kings.


  14. Health officials expect Zika virus to reach MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    A doctor performs laboratory tests in the Genetic Research Center of the National Autonomous University of Honduras Microbiology Research Institute in Tegucigalpa on February 5. A doctor performs laboratory tests in the Genetic Research Center of the National Autonomous University of Honduras Microbiology Research Institute in Tegucigalpa on February 5. As carriers of the Zika virus get closer to Maryland , the state health department said Friday it is keeping in close contact with federal health officials about spread of the disease and will soon begin testing people who have traveled to regions where it is prevalent.


  15. Alachua Regional Science Fair Features Two New CategoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    ... New names have been chosen for many of the 13 science fair categories, but two of them are brand new. Molecular biology and biochemistry and intelligence machines and robotics systems have been chosen as the new categories at the Alachua Regional ...


  16. Is It Time To Stop Using Race In Medical Research?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Genetics researchers often discover certain snips and pieces of the human genome that are important for health and development, such as the genetic mutations that cause cystic fibrosis or sickle cell anemia. And scientists noticed that genetic variants are more common in some races, which makes it seem like race is important in genetics research.


  17. An algorithm for automated layout of process description maps drawn in SBGNRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Motivation: Evolving technology has increased the focus on genomics. The combination of today's advanced techniques with decades of molecular biology research has yielded huge amounts of pathway data.


  18. Many Texas Counties Ill-Equipped for Zika FightRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    ... of the unique characteristics of the mosquito that carries the virus. Professor Jeff Flosi, associate professor of Biology and Microbiology at the University of Houston-Downtown told Breitbart Texas, "You cannot use the same spray technology in the ...


  19. Early Bird or Night Owl? It May Be in Your GenesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Live Science

    ... of the Himalayas in Pakistan, and swum in the tropical waters of Singapore. She has a bachelor's degree in molecular biology from the University of California, San Diego, and is working on her master's in science


  20. PhD Students in Molecular Medicine & BioinformaticsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Nature Neuroscience

    Aiming to combine complementary strengths in the Partnership, each institute brings a unique set of expertise, skills, and facilities encompassing the recognized research strengths of the integrates molecular medicine research and technology centre and biobanking infrastructure promoting translational research in grand challenge projects, such as the impact of genome information from the Finnish population in personalized health and medicine, individualized cancer medicine, and novel imaging-based diagnostics. In the areas of bioinformatics and computational systems biology, work together with University of Helsinki and Aalto University doctoral programs to provide excellent research training toward a PhD degree.