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Peering Into the Gray Cloud Using Spaceflown RNA

Colin Kruse, Wyatt Lab manager and researcher, is looking for genes not yet identified as related to gravity response in plants. To do this, Colin and… 540 more words

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Why Bother with Writing Courses by Sophie Claire

Today we are welcoming debut author, Sophie Claire to the blog.

I’ve always enjoyed going to writing courses and that isn’t going to stop now I’m published. 548 more words

Mystery Pooper: Firm to Pay $2.2M over Forced DNA Testing for Workers

A federal jury has concluded that an Atlanta grocery warehousing firm must pay two employees a combined $2.2 million for forcing them to submit to a buccal cheek swab to determine if their DNA was a match to feces being left throughout the facility.

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Researchers identify key role of microRNA-200 regulation in type 2 diabetes

In a recent study conducted by Dr. Markus Stoffel and his team at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland, they observed that microRNA-200 family regulates pancreatic beta cell survival in type 2 diabetes (T2D). 536 more words

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Amazing True Facts About Microbiology, Part One

Because “protists” are so diverse, the term “protist” is a group of microbes that’s no longer being used. Instead, the categories of microbes are bacteria, archaea, fungi, algae, protozoa, and viruses (which aren’t technically living/cells). 435 more words

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Life Cycle of a Writer - Turning to Crime (Writing)

The last couple of months have seen a few changes for me – I’m back to the day-job now as my writing bursary period has come to an end. 423 more words

Writing

A single RNA molecule links neuroblastoma to renal carcinoma

The neuroblastoma-associated transcript 1 (NBAT1), previously known as CASC14, is a long noncoding RNA (lncRNA) molecule that is devoid of producing any functional protein. 536 more words

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