• | 9/21/2017 | Staff
    In modern life sciences, a paradigm shift is becoming increasingly evident: life forms are no longer considered to be self-contained units, but instead highly-complex and functionally-interdependent...
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  • | 9/13/2017 | Staff
    Bacterial cells treated with a common antibiotic in the near-weightlessness of the International Space Station (ISS) responded with some clever shape shifting that likely helped them survive,...
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  • | 9/7/2017 | Staff
    Imagine a club scene—a bouncer at a velvet rope selects which individuals get into the club. This, explains Eva Kanso, a professor of mechanical engineering at USC Viterbi School of Engineering, is...
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  • Newsmax | 8/25/2017 | Staff
    Gut bacteria may play a key role in mental health by affecting the way genes are expressed in the brain, scientists have found. The link between gut bacteria and anxiety has been the focus of much...
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  • | 8/21/2017 | Staff
    You might not cook with this sugar, but from a biofuels standpoint, it's pretty sweet. A Bay Area company has patented a group of three single-celled, algae-like organisms that, when grown together,...
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  • WIRED | 8/19/2017 | Jordana Cepelewicz
    In 1944, a Columbia University doctoral student in genetics named Evelyn Witkin made a fortuitous mistake. During her first experiment in a laboratory at Cold Spring Harbor, in New York, she...
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  • | 8/17/2017 | Staff
    Bacteria have to watch out for amoeba. Hungry amoebae hunt them: they catch them with their pseudopodia and then absorb and digest them. However, some bacteria know how to defend themselves.
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