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Scientists Eradicated Smallpox. With Synthetic Biology, We Can Bring it Back. - Futurism

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Scientists Eradicated Smallpox. With Synthetic Biology, We Can Bring it Back.
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Synthetic biology allows scientists to create life from scratch, and it could potentially facilitate the creation of everything from advanced biofuels to human organs. However, the technology also has the capacity to be abused. The smallpox virus has ...


Biology Club Movie Night on Oct. 25 - University of Arkansas Newswire

Biology Club Movie Night on Oct. 25
University of Arkansas Newswire
The Biology Club invites all students to a showing of the movie Passengers at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, at in the University Programs Video Theater on the fourth floor of the Arkansas Union! The Biology Club will present the movie and discuss the ...


Untangling spider biology | Science - Science Magazine

Untangling spider biology | Science
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Genomics begins to unravel the roots of spider diversity and the recipes of their silk and venom. Though small compared with the Goliath bird-eating spider (left), ...

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Spider genes put a new spin on arachnids' potent venoms, stunning ... - Science Magazine

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Spider genes put a new spin on arachnids' potent venoms, stunning ...
Science Magazine
Though small compared with the Goliath birdeating spider (left) with its 30-centimeter leg span, the brown recluse (right) packs a toxic venom.

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50-year-old research issue still biting biologists - Ars Technica

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50-year-old research issue still biting biologists
Ars Technica
The new analysis estimates that as much as 10 percent of the papers in the biological sciences may be influenced by cases of mistaken cellular identity. And it's hard to ascribe this to anything other than carelessness and overconfidence on the part of ...


Smallpox Could Again Be a Serious Threat - Slate Magazine

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Smallpox Could Again Be a Serious Threat
Slate Magazine
SynBioBeta, which bills itself as the world's premier forum for innovators and investors interested in synthetic biology, concluded its sixth annual conference in San Francisco earlier this month. Companies from across the country and from around the ...


Cell biology: Cleaning up? Not without helpers -- ScienceDaily - Science Daily

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Cell biology: Cleaning up? Not without helpers -- ScienceDaily
Science Daily
Scientists explain assembly and transport function of 'old' calcium pumps by 'new' partner proteins.

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Biology of childhood brain tumor subtypes offers clues to precision ... - Science Daily

Biology of childhood brain tumor subtypes offers clues to precision ...
Science Daily
Researchers investigating pediatric low-grade gliomas (PLGG), the most common type of brain tumor in children, have discovered key biological differences in ...

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UCLA professors of biology and chemistry honored as 2017 Packard fellows - UCLA Newsroom

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UCLA professors of biology and chemistry honored as 2017 Packard fellows
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Elaine Hsiao, UCLA assistant professor of integrative biology and physiology, and Hosea Nelson, UCLA assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, are among 18 outstanding young scientists in the U.S. to be awarded Packard Fellowships for Science ...


BHS teacher wins national biology teacher award - Brentwood Home Page

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BHS teacher wins national biology teacher award
Brentwood Home Page
Rachel Lytle, who teaches honors and AP Biology at Brentwood High School, was recently asked, “Do you plan to stay in the classroom forever?” Her colleague had not asked an unusual question, but it caused Lytle, who started her fourth year of teaching ...


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