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In vitro characterization of the human segmentation clock

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Margarete Diaz-Cuadros, Daniel E Wagner, Christoph Budjan, Alexis Hubaud, Oscar A Tarazona, Sophia Donelly, Arthur Michaut, Ziad Al Tanoury, Kumiko Yoshioka-Kobayashi, Yusuke...
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In vitro systems: A new window to the segmentation clock

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Margarete Diaz-Cuadros and Olivier Pourquie. 2021. “ In vitro systems: A new window to the segmentation clock .” Dev Growth Differ, 63, 2, Pp. 140-153. Abstract Segmental...
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Metabolic regulation of species-specific developmental rates

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Margarete Diaz-Cuadros, Teemu P. Miettinen, Dylan Sheedy, Carlos Manlio Díaz-García, Svetlana Gapon, Alexis Hubaud, Gary Yellen, Scott R. Manalis, William Oldham, and Olivier...
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Genomic approaches to trace the history of human brain evolution with an emerging opportunity for transposon profiling of ancient humans

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Y Wang, Boxun Zhao, Jaejoon Choi, and E. Alice Lee. In Press. “ Genomic approaches to trace the history of human brain evolution with an emerging opportunity for transposon...
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Laura Jean McKay wins the Arthur C Clarke award

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

The Australian writer has won the prestigious science fiction prize for her debut novel The Animals in That Country Twenty years before Margaret Atwood won the inaugural Arthur...
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Food myths busted: dairy, salt and steak may be good for you after all

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

A new Swedish study says decades of official dairy wisdom is wrong. Here, a nutrition expert examines more science that questions standard health advice Over the past 70 years...
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Psychonauts 2 review: A fun yet sensitive take on mental health

3 days ago   |   New Scientist

A perilous journey through the dark corners of the human mind, Psychonauts 2 somehow manages to be as entertaining as it is empowering, writes Jacob Aron
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From knowledge to models: Automated modeling in systems and synthetic biology

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Benjamin M. Gyori and John A. Bachman. 2021. “ From knowledge to models: Automated modeling in systems and synthetic biology .” Current Opinion in Systems Biology, 28, Pp...
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How our ape ancestors suddenly lost their tails 25 million years ago

4 days ago   |   New Scientist

Why don't humans have tails? A comparison of the genomes of apes and monkeys has revealed the mutation that caused the ancestors of apes to lose these appendages, a change that...
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See how much Covid-19 relief money health care providers in your state got

4 days ago   |   STAT

Congress set up a massive, $178 billion fund in 2020 meant to help mitigate the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on health care providers, known as the Provider Relief...
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"Journey across a Century of Women"

Claudia Goldin. 2021. “ "Journey across a Century of Women" .” Milken Institute Review, 23, 2, Pp. 36-45. Publisher's Version Read more ...

It's now easier to run trials testing CRISPR-edited crops in England

The UK government has lifted licensing hurdles that laboratories face when starting a field trial of gene-edited crops in England Read more ...

Expert reaction to a press release on the government response to the gene...

The government have published a press release on new plans to unlock the potential benefits of gene editing as part of their response to the gene editing consultation. Prof... Read more ...

Science and medicine viewed as Britain's most valuable export - survey

The poll found that 80% of people believe it is important for UK security to invest in global disease prevention. Read more ...

It's a fact - the experts are back in vogue

New polling shows that science and medicine is now viewed as Britain's most valuable export Read more ...

57 per cent of elephants at Thai tourist facilities have nervous tics

An investigation of elephants at 20 Thai tourist facilities show that more than half of the captive animals show repetitive behaviour like swaying or head bobbing, which may be... Read more ...

Chinese smallsat launcher delivers remote sensing payload to space

Chinese smallsat launcher delivers remote sensing payload to space

A Kuaizhou 1A rocket blasts off from the Jiuquan launch base Monday. Credit: CASIC A Chinese solid-fueled rocket blasted off from the Jiuquan launch base Monday and... Read more ...

Archaeology discovery: Second Temple-period quarry opens 'golden...

Archaeology discovery: Second Temple-period quarry opens 'golden opportunity' for experts

ISRAELI archaeologists have excavated the remains of a 2,000-year-old stone quarry, which could shed new light on the ancient quarrying techniques of the Biblical Second Temple... Read more ...

STAT+: Lilly cuts the wholesale price on some insulin products, but impact...

Eli Lilly announced plans to lower the wholesale price of certain insulin products by an additional 40% in January 2022, the latest bid by a drug maker to combat criticism that... Read more ...

Antarctica: Disturbing discovery sparks fear of sea level rise 'sooner and...

Antarctica: Disturbing discovery sparks fear of sea level rise 'sooner and with big bang'

ANTARCTICA researchers have identified a new threat to the icy continent's floating ice shelves and are sounding the alarm bells on global sea levels rising "sooner and with a... Read more ...