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This site covers all the interesting areas in biosciences, like biochemistry, physiology, systematics.
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Discovery changes how scientists think about plant cell wall formation

Discovery changes how scientists think about plant cell wall formation | Biosciences | Scoop.it
Researchers have discovered that two proteins come together in an unexpected way to make a carbohydrate, a chain of sugar molecules, in plant cell walls.
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'Language gene' speeds learning : Nature News & Comment

'Language gene' speeds learning : Nature News & Comment | Biosciences | Scoop.it
Nature - the world's best science and medicine on your desktop...
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Alien Life May Live in Various Habitable Zones : Discovery News

Alien Life May Live in Various Habitable Zones : Discovery News | Biosciences | Scoop.it
The "classic" habitable zone is defined as the location around a star where a planet can sustain liquid water -- but this may not be the only life-supporting...
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Kingdom (biology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Kingdom (biology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia | Biosciences | Scoop.it
Good overview of the current debate around classification of living organisms.
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Max-Planck-Gesellschaft - How the fly flies

Max-Planck-Gesellschaft - How the fly flies | Biosciences | Scoop.it
Max Planck scientists discover gene switch responsible for flight muscle formation...
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Gene therapy shows promise as hemophilia treatment in animal studies

For the first time, researchers have combined gene therapy and stem cell transplantation to successfully reverse the severe, crippling bleeding disorder hemophilia A in large animals, opening the door to the development of new therapies for human...
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Spectacular Science: The Lifecycle of a Mushroom

Spectacular Science is a collaborative project between the University for the Creative Arts & the University of Kent which aims to provide a wide audience with access to scientific knowledge and support the education of students in science subjects.
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» Leonardo’s Formula Explains Why Trees Don’t Splinter

» Leonardo’s Formula Explains Why Trees Don’t Splinter | Biosciences | Scoop.it
Trees almost always grow so that the total thickness of their branches at a particular height is equal to the thickness of their trunks. Until now, no one has been able to explain why trees obey this rule, which Leonardo da Vinci first noticed.
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