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Shenzhen Genetics Firm Aims for Brighter Babies - China Digital Times

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Shenzhen Genetics Firm Aims for Brighter Babies
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How does Western research in genetics compare to China's? We're pretty far behind.
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MRSA bacteria will continue to exist in both community and hospital settings - News-Medical.net

The Guardian MRSA bacteria will continue to exist in both community and hospital settings News-Medical.net The drug-resistant bacteria known as MRSA, once confined to hospitals but now widespread in communities, will likely continue to exist in...
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A breakthrough antibiotic? SUNY ESF scientists create synthetic protein that ... - Syracuse.com

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Drug-resistant MRSA bacteria here to stay - R & D Magazine

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R & D Magazine Drug-resistant MRSA bacteria here to stay R & D Magazine A colorized scanning electron micrograph of a white blood cell eating an antibiotic resistant strain of The drug-resistant bacteria known as MRSA, once confined to hospitals...
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Deepest spot on Earth a hotspot for bacteria, say scientists - Christian Science Monitor

Deepest spot on Earth a hotspot for bacteria, say scientists - Christian Science Monitor | Exploring Biology | Scoop.it
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Deepest spot on Earth a hotspot for bacteria, say scientists
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The researchers are now analyzing other trenches to see what bacterial activity is also relatively high there.
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Deep sea bacteria might be able to boost solar PV efficiency - Renewable Energy Magazine (press release)

Deep sea bacteria might be able to boost solar PV efficiency - Renewable Energy Magazine (press release) | Exploring Biology | Scoop.it
R & D Magazine Deep sea bacteria might be able to boost solar PV efficiency Renewable Energy Magazine (press release) Some biological systems thriving in low light environments possess unique proteins that use quantum dynamics to convert absorbed...
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Bacterial Disease Outbreak in Mexico Leaves 5 Babies Dead - Fox News

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Washington Post Bacterial Disease Outbreak in Mexico Leaves 5 Babies Dead Fox News YAJALON, Mexico – A bacterial disease has killed five babies and sickened 41 others in a remote indigenous community in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas,...
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Deep sea bacteria could provide breakthroughs for solar panels - GigaOM

Deep sea bacteria could provide breakthroughs for solar panels - GigaOM | Exploring Biology | Scoop.it
Deep sea bacteria could provide breakthroughs for solar panels GigaOM Bacteria that live almost a mile under the surface of the ocean, where light is scare, have adapted biological ways to harness tiny amounts of light very efficiently, and in some...
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Human microbe study provides insight into health, disease

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Microbes from the human mouth are telling Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists something about periodontitis and more after they cracked the genetic code of bacteria linked to the condition.
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Modern Day Jurassic Park: Playing God With De-Extinction

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Wooly Mammoths and Sabre-tooth Tigers could be coming to a zoo near you. ... (Modern day Jurassic Park. For real.
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Seaweed Extracts Inhibit Gum Disease Bacteria

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Seaweed Extracts Inhibit Gum Disease Bacteria. New research has found that many seaweed extracts inhibit pathogenic oral bacteria known to cause gingivitis and gum disease.
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How Blue Eyed Parents Can Have Brown Eyed Children | Understanding Genetics

How Blue Eyed Parents Can Have Brown Eyed Children | Understanding Genetics | Exploring Biology | Scoop.it
This will be the first of two articles on the latest findings on eye color. This one will deal with a plausible way that blue eyed parents might have a brown eyed child.
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a window into genetics, a facinating topic coming up in class!

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HIV-like viruses in non-human primates have existed much longer than previously thought

HIV-like viruses in non-human primates have existed much longer than previously thought | Exploring Biology | Scoop.it
Viruses similar to those that cause AIDS in humans were present in non-human primates in Africa at least five million years ago and perhaps up to 12 million years ago, according to new study.
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CDC: Maryland rabies victim contracted disease in organ donation - Newark Post

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CDC: Maryland rabies victim contracted disease in organ donation
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, those patients are being evaluated and are undergoing post-exposure treatment.
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Cocoa Deficit Lasting Two More Years on Pest, Disease, ICCO Says - Bloomberg

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Cocoa Deficit Lasting Two More Years on Pest, Disease, ICCO Says
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Global cocoa demand will outstrip supply until 2014-2015 because of pests, disease and aging plantations, said the International Cocoa Organization.
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Deadly, drug-resistant bacteria turning up in Lancaster County - Lancaster Newspapers

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Lancaster Newspapers Deadly, drug-resistant bacteria turning up in Lancaster County Lancaster Newspapers A deadly superbug being called a "nightmare bacteria" is circulating in Lancaster County, and federal health officials are urging hospitals and...
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Thes Bacteria Eat Electricity And Make Fuel - Co.Exist

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Thes Bacteria Eat Electricity And Make Fuel Co.Exist But if we could make energy-dense liquids from electrons, the energetic sub-atomic particles driving an electrical current, we could begin weaning ourselves off fossil fuels, particularly in...
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Breast Milk Contains More Than 700 Bacteria - Eurasia Review

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Breast Milk Contains More Than 700 Bacteria
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Spanish researchers have traced the bacterial microbiota map in breast milk, which is the main source of nourishment for newborns.
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UF study: Some Earth bacteria survive and grow at extremely low pressure; may ... - University of Florida

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Despite Paralyzing Disease, Hawking's Mind Soars - Voice of America

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Despite Paralyzing Disease, Hawking's Mind Soars
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British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking has done a lot of thinking about the nature of the universe.
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Engineered Bacteria Make Fuel from Sunlight - Science Daily (press release)

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Engineered Bacteria Make Fuel from Sunlight
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Skulls of early humans carry telltale signs of inbreeding

Skulls of early humans carry telltale signs of inbreeding (Science Daily) http://t.co/4nT48uQXX6
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Endometriosis genetics explored - Health News - NHS Choices

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BBC News reported today that “gene research gives hope for women with endometriosis”. It said that research in more than 5,000 women had found clues for why endometriosis occurs in some women and not others.
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Scientists notch a win in war against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Scientists notch a win in war against antibiotic-resistant bacteria | Exploring Biology | Scoop.it
A team just won a battle in the war against antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" -- and only time will tell if their feat will turn the tide toward victory.
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Gold-digging bacteria could be high-tech miners - CBS News

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Gold-digging bacteria could be high-tech miners
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Biochemistry and gold prospecting may have more in common than one might think.
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