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Science, history, and purring cats: Brief podcasts for the nerdy set

Science, history, and purring cats: Brief podcasts for the nerdy set

9 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Podcasts with your interests-and attention span-in mind. The beauty of the podcast format is also sometimes its curse: arbitrary episode lengths. Finding a new...
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A novel strategy for using compounds as ‘anti-evolution' drugs to combat antibiotic resistance

23 hours ago   |   Oxford University

The rise of antibiotic resistance in many pathogens has been driven by the spread of a small number of strains, suggesting that some bacteria may be genetically pre-disposed to...
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Pseudomonas aeruginosa in biofilms undergo natural transformation, exacerbating the spread of antimicrobial resistance genes

Pseudomonas aeruginosa in biofilms undergo natural transformation, exacerbating the spread of antimicrobial resistance genes

23 hours ago   |   Quadram

Professor Cynthia Whitchurch's team from the Quadram Institute and the ithree institute at the University of Technology Sydney, showed that P. aeruginosa has all of the...
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STAT Plus: FDA approves first oral treatment for a rare muscle-destroying disease

1 day ago   |   STAT

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the first oral therapy for spinal muscular atrophy, a rare and often devastating disease, adding a new option for patients...
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Gene discovery and polygenic prediction from a genome-wide association study of educational attainment in 1.1 million individuals

1 day ago   |   Harvard   |   2 articles

James J. Lee, Robbee Wedow, Aysu Okbay, Edward Kong, Omeed Maghzian, Meghan Zacher, Tuan Anh Nguyen-Viet, Peter Bowers, Julia Sidorenko, Richard Karlsson Linnér, and others...
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Expert reaction to study looking at genes in embryos and whether they are susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 infection in early pregnancy

3 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

A study, published in Open Biology, looked at genes in embryos and whether they are susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 infection in early pregnancy. Dr Shamez Ladhani, Reader in...
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TV tonight: the stuff of life - our genes - under the microscope

9 days ago   |   The Guardian

A comprehensive look at the experiments that could eradicate cancer. Plus: spiced chicken skewers on chef Tom Kerridge's barbecue. Here's what to watch tonight
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Low dose environmental radon exposure and breast tumor gene expression

10 days ago   |   Harvard

Cheng Peng, Natalie DuPre, Trang VoPham, Yujing J. Heng, Gabrielle M. Baker, Christopher A. Rubadue, Kimberly Glass, Abhijeet Sonawane, Oana Zeleznik, Peter Kraft, Susan E...
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Feed-forward regulation adaptively evolves via dynamics rather than topology when there is intrinsic noise

15 days ago   |   Harvard

Kun Xiong, Alex K Lancaster, Mark L Siegal, and Joanna Masel. 2019. “ Feed-forward regulation adaptively evolves via dynamics rather than topology when there is intrinsic noise...
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CRISPR-Cas9 disruption of PD-1 enhances activity of universal EGFRvIII CAR T cells in a preclinical model of human glioblastoma

16 days ago   |   Harvard

Bryan D Choi, Xiaoling Yu, Ana P Castano, Henia Darr, Daniel B Henderson, Amanda A Bouffard, Rebecca C Larson, Irene Scarfò, Stefanie R Bailey, Genevieve M Gerhard, Matthew J...
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Starlink tracker UK: How to see Starlink at night this week

Starlink tracker UK: How to see Starlink at night this week

SPACEX has successfully launched another batch of satellites, taking the total number of Starlink satellites in Earth's orbit to 595 - How can I see the Starlink satellites... Read more ...

Big Bang breakthrough: Space discovery could explain theory behind existence

Big Bang breakthrough: Space discovery could explain theory behind existence

THE BIG BANG THEORY is a cosmological model of the observable universe from the earliest known periods through its subsequent large-scale evolution, but little is understood... Read more ...

Science, history, and purring cats: Brief podcasts for the nerdy set

Science, history, and purring cats: Brief podcasts for the nerdy set

Enlarge / Podcasts with your interests-and attention span-in mind. The beauty of the podcast format is also sometimes its curse: arbitrary episode lengths. Finding a new... Read more ...

Shark mystery: Monster that devoured 9ft great white exposed after...

Shark mystery: Monster that devoured 9ft great white exposed after ‘super-predator' hunt

SHARKS have bemused scientists for decades, who study and tag these creatures in a bid to try and unravel their mysterious behaviour, but a team of experts were left staggered... Read more ...

Best hair dryer 2020: Dry your 'do quickly and easily

Best hair dryer 2020: Dry your 'do quickly and easily

There's a lot of science behind a good hairdo. Or, at least, there's generally a lot of effort. Whether your particular cut demands frequent straightening, daily washes or... Read more ...

The science of why you're a dog person or a cat person

The science of why you're a dog person or a cat person

Why not both? Are you a cat person or a dog person? This is a question you've probably been asked many time in your life, often by men wearing Barbour jackets in their dating... Read more ...

ULA, SpaceX win landmark multibillion-dollar launch agreements with Pentagon

ULA, SpaceX win landmark multibillion-dollar launch agreements with Pentagon

Artist's concept of United Launch Alliance's Vulcan rocket. Credit: ULA United Launch Alliance and SpaceX beat out Northrop Grumman and Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin for billions of... Read more ...

Hubble tests techniques for finding biosignatures in exoplanet atmospheres

Hubble tests techniques for finding biosignatures in exoplanet atmospheres

An artist's impression of the Hubble Space Telescope capturing reflected sunlight from the moon during a total lunar eclipse. Image: Image: M. Kornmesser , NASA and ESA Testing... Read more ...

Pseudomonas aeruginosa in biofilms undergo natural transformation...

Pseudomonas aeruginosa in biofilms undergo natural transformation, exacerbating the spread of antimicrobial resistance genes

Professor Cynthia Whitchurch's team from the Quadram Institute and the ithree institute at the University of Technology Sydney, showed that P. aeruginosa has all of the... Read more ...

SpaceX closes out busy week with launch of more Starlink satellites

SpaceX closes out busy week with launch of more Starlink satellites

A Falcon 9 rocket takes off from pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center at 1:12 a.m. EDT Friday. Credit: Stephen Clark / Spaceflight Now With a Falcon 9 rocket launch Friday... Read more ...