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  1. Models in biology: lessons from modeling regulation of the eukaryotic cell cycleRead the original story

    14 min ago | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. In this essay we illustrate some general principles of mathematical modeling in biology by our experiences in studying the molecular regulatory network underlying eukaryotic cell division.


  2. New antibody discovery holds promise for dengue vaccineRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    Worldwide, there are around 390 million cases of dengue a year - a potentially deadly mosquito-borne virus. But according to a new study published in the journal Science , researchers have made a discovery that could lead to a vaccine and treatments for the condition.


  3. Shark Week shows misunderstand the nature of the beastRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    ... If that all sounds ominously academic, these networks are not delusional. They know viewers don't want a marine biology lecture series, which is why even the most straightforward shows have titles like "Bride of Jaws" and "Return of the Great White ...


  4. Henry I. Miller: Stop paying for stupid scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | TwinCities

    Here are some doozies: the veiling-fashion industry in Turkey, Viking textiles in Iceland, the "social impacts" of tourism in the northern tip of Norway, legal careers in transition following law school, and whether hunger causes couples to fight . In a world in which research funding is a zero-sum game, the foundation's Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences has shown that it lacks sufficient integrity and professional judgment to be trusted.


  5. Suspected Congo Ebola victims test negative for the virusRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | AlertNet

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  6. Revealed, why rose smells so sweetRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    The researchers in France have found that a protein named Nudix hydrolase serves as an enzyme in the biochemical pathway for the synthesis of monoterpenes, compounds that contribute to about 70 per cent of the fragrance content of some roses. "Roses in which the gene for Nudix hydrolase is active smell nice, and the flowers in which this gene is inactive have lost their fragrance," Philippe Hugueney, a plant biochemist at the University of Strasbourg and a member of the research team, told The Telegraph .


  7. Research sees a link between blue eyes and alcoholismRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    Crystal Gayle's biggest hit as a singer asks "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue?" The song talked about a lost love, but now a similar question might be asked about alcoholism . On July 2, CBS News looked at the results of a recent study about the relationship between eye color and alcohol abuse .


  8. Advanced Research Projects awards $6 million federal grant to Clemson UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WMBF

    Clemson University Institute of Translational Genomics led by Stephen Kresovich, was awarded a $6 million federal grant to combine genomics, robotics research. Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy awarded the Institution as one of the six projects seeking to increase the development of sustainable energy crops for the production of renewable transportation fuels.


  9. Maine using online tool to try to stamp out invasive plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    In this Friday, July 3, 2015 photo, berries grow on a Morrow's honeysuckle shrub spreading alongside a road in Freeport, Maine. The state has a problem with invasive plants, including honeysuckle, and it's going to try to fix it with the Internet.


  10. Invasive species battle gains force in east metroRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Matt Berg, a biologist with Endangered Resource Services, St. Croix Falls, and his son Mitchell surveyed plant species on Long Lake, in Washington County. In a "creepy, Big-Brother-like way," boaters approaching certain lakes this summer are finding warnings about invasive species popping up on their smartphones.


  11. 39 added as American citizens in Baltimore Independence Day ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    ... has proven himself useful to his adopted country as a leading researcher in the field of biochemistry and molecular biology, and he plans to continue to demonstrate his worth as a citizen. "I will have a better future and my kids will have a better ...


  12. Nashville student turns mom's death into passion to leadRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... The program fueled her desire to work with animals - she's remained a volunteer - and to pursue a career in marine biology. "My mom always had a passion for dolphins," West said. "Well, when she passed, I took up the passion of her being with ...


  13. $30,000 AAAS Prize for Graduate Research in BiologyRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | NewsBlaze

    The annual $30,000 AAAS Prize for Graduate Research in Biology is about to be awarded again but applications are still open. The prize will be awarded to recent PhD.


  14. That uninvited guest at your summer barbecueRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Every once in a while, when the temperature stays in triple digits well into September or October, I remember the autumns of my childhood in Chicago-sweaters and jackets and kicking a pile of dead leaves. And I miss the seasonal changes that the desert lacks.


  15. Avoid These July Fourth Allergy TriggersRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | News Max

    Fireworks, picnics and parades are favorite Fourth of July traditions for many people, but for those with allergies or asthma these activities could be uncomfortable or even dangerous. "Summer is the time of year when everyone wants to enjoy being outside," said allergist Dr. James Sublett, president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.


  16. Timing Is Critical for the Success of Some Spawning FishRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Kansas City InfoZine

    ... of their larvae," said lead author Megan Donahue, associate researcher at the UHM Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology and member of the "Pretty Darn Good Control" Working Group at NIMBioS. The findings, published this month in the journal PLOS ONE, ...


  17. Quest for Orthologs (QfO) entails Quest for Tree of Life (QfToL): in Search of the Gene Stream.Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... ing purposes. The Author(s) 2015. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution.


  18. Classification of behaviorally defined disorders: biology versus the DSM.Read the original story

    Yesterday | CiteULike

    ... interventions alter brain function. This commentary raises the question of whether a hybrid nosology that maps biology onto behavior is attainable. At a minimum, such a nosologic effort requires greater in-depth and better informed dialog between ...


  19. Seeding seaweed to heal Waikiki's reefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KITV-TV

    ... fantastic to see the progress with that," said Samantha Flounders, who has just graduated with a degree in Marine Biology. "Right now is actually a prime time to take something in and hope they overgrow and out compete the invasive species if they ...


  20. Restoring Hawaii's seaweedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KITV-TV

    It's a new push to bring back native seaweed that used to dominate Waikiki. Now scientists are using what you can buy at the hardware store-- to do just that.