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STAT Plus: ‘Science is very much a part of culture': Siddhartha Mukherjee dives into the history of genetics in a new Ken Burns film

10 hours ago   |   STAT

One of the world's most well-known oncologists and one of the world's most well-known documentary filmmakers are teaming up again - this time, for a deep dive into the history...
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INTEGRATE-Vis: a tool for comprehensive gene fusion visualization

23 hours ago   |   Harvard

Jin Zhang, Teng Gao, and Christopher A Maher. 2017. “ INTEGRATE-Vis: a tool for comprehensive gene fusion visualization .” Sci Rep, 7, 1, Pp. 17808. Abstract Despite the...
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STAT Plus: FDA closes review of Novartis data integrity scandal without punishing the drug maker

3 days ago   |   STAT   |   2 articles

An embarrassing scandal that Novartis endured over data integrity has quietly come to a close, with the Food and Drug Administration instructing the drug maker to correct the...
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CRISPR pioneer Doudna opens lab to run Covid-19 tests

4 days ago   |   STAT

A team of academic and industry researchers led by Jennifer Doudna, the researcher best known for her role in the discovery of the gene editing technology called CRISPR, has...
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Biohack bombshell: Squids' 'exciting' gene-editing superpower to 'revolutionise genetics'

Biohack bombshell: Squids' 'exciting' gene-editing superpower to 'revolutionise genetics'

9 days ago   |   Daily Express

BIOHACKING human bodies is one step closer, following revolutionary research revealing squids' unique ability to edit its RNA outside the nucleus.
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GenomegaMap within-species genome-wide dN/dS estimation from over 10,000 genomes

16 days ago   |   Harvard

Daniel J Wilson and The CRyPTIC Conssortium. In Press. “ GenomegaMap within-species genome-wide dN/dS estimation from over 10,000 genomes .” Molecular Biology and Evolotion...
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Prediction of Susceptibility to First-Line Tuberculosis Drugs by DNA Sequencing

16 days ago   |   Harvard

CRyPTIC Consortium. 2018. “ Prediction of Susceptibility to First-Line Tuberculosis Drugs by DNA Sequencing .” N Engl J Med. Publisher's Version Abstract BACKGROUND The World...
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Like a moth to a flame, we're drawn to metaphors to explain ourselves | Kenan Malik

19 days ago   |   The Guardian

We think we're learning more about the brain, but are we just replacing one story with another? The selfish gene. The Big Bang. The greenhouse effect. Metaphors are at the...
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Opinion: Mending the broken social contract for pharmaceutical pricing and innovation

21 days ago   |   STAT

The biopharmaceutical industry is under unprecedented assault by the public and politicians. Hostility over launch prices for new drugs and post-launch price increases is broad...
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AI finds “smell” genes might have a role beyond the nose

21 days ago   |   Oxford University

The genes that help you smell could also be assisting the spread of colon cancer.
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31 free Harvard University classes you can take online through edX

31 free Harvard University classes you can take online through edX

Harvard University has over 140 of its classes publicly available online through online course provider edX. We put together a list of the 31 most interesting Harvard online... Read more ...

HarvardWIT+: Ally Actions during a time of crisis

HarvardWIT+: Ally Actions during a time of crisis

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Why is Venus so bright tonight? Venus in Pleiades visible to the naked eye...

Why is Venus so bright tonight? Venus in Pleiades visible to the naked eye TONIGHT

VENUS will appear exceptionally bright in the night skies today, as it cuts across the star cluster Pleiades. Here is everything you need to know. Read more ...

SpaceX shock: Watch the dramatic moment Starship test rocket collapses

SpaceX shock: Watch the dramatic moment Starship test rocket collapses

SPACEX SN3, the latest version yet of Starship test vehicles, failed in its latest launch. Watch the dramatic video of the SpaceX test here. Read more ...

NASA news: Satellite could give early warning of volcanic eruption or major...

NASA news: Satellite could give early warning of volcanic eruption or major earthquake

NASA has developed a new radar which will help monitor earthquakes and volcanoes from space, which could give an early warning of potential devastation. Read more ...

Yellowstone: Terrifying animation shows how 7.5 magnitude earthquake...

Yellowstone: Terrifying animation shows how 7.5 magnitude earthquake ‘unleashed' on park

YELLOWSTONE suffered a shocking 7.5 magnitude earthquake more than 60 years ago, and terrifying animation shows how the event unfolded in the park. Read more ...

TS-Optics Photoline 60mm, f/6 FPL53 apochromatic refractor

TS-Optics Photoline 60mm, f/6 FPL53 apochromatic refractor

For casual terrestrial observations and quick looks at the Moon the TS PhotoLine 60mm, f/6 is quite at home on a sturdy photo tripod such as the author's Manfrotto 055 shown... Read more ...

How to Get Tested for Coronavirus in Tokyo

How to Get Tested for Coronavirus in Tokyo

How to Get Tested for Coronavirus in Tokyo These truly are strange and... Read more ...

Space weather forecast: Solar storm to hit Earth TOMORROW

Space weather forecast: Solar storm to hit Earth TOMORROW

A SOLAR storm is forecast to batter Earth all weekend, causing auroras in the upper reaches of the northern hemisphere, space weather forecasters have stated. Read more ...