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Home on the RangeView | Bio-Medicine

Riding the range isn't the only way to find out what's growing on your ranch.

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Rejection of Gay Teens Linked to Later Troubles | Bio-Medicine

Gay young adults whose families rejected them when they were younger are more likely to have histories of unprotected sex, illegal drug use and suicide attempts, new research suggests.



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Entomologists update definitions to tackle resistance to biotech crops | Bio-Medicine

Recognizing that resistance is not "all or none" and that intermediate levels of resistance can have a continuum of effects on pest control, the authors describe five categories of field-evolved resistance and use them to classify 13 cases of resistance to five Bt toxins in transgenic corn and cotton based on monitoring data from five continents for nine major pest species.

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Metformin's Anti-Cancer Properties Clarified in an Obesity Cell Model of Pancreatic Cancer | Bio-Medicine

SiDMAP LLC a leading provider of targeted 13C tracer fate association studies and biomarker development services announces the publication of findings that metformin inhibits carbon flux towards new...

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Parasites trigger healthy eating in caterpillars | Bio-Medicine

Some parasites trigger their own destruction by altering their hosts' behavior, researchers at The University of Arizona and Wesleyan University report in Nature.

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Evolutionary biology: It's not just for textbooks | Bio-Medicine

The study finds an urgent need for better implementation of evolutionary approaches for example, to combat the problem of escalating resistance to antibiotics and pesticides. Furthermore, current efforts are found insufficient to reduce the accumulating costs from chronic disease and biodiversity loss, two crises ultimately caused by exposure to food and environments to which people and threatened wildlife are poorly adapted.

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A living desert underground | Bio-Medicine

...Hidden underneath the hilly grasslands studded with ocotillos and mesq...Beyond the reaches of sunlight and seemingly devoid of life the caves...
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