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Genetic legacy of rare dwarf trees is widespread

4/24/2014
Researchers from Queen Mary University of London have found genetic evidence that one of Britain's native tree species, the dwarf birch found in the Scottish Highlands, was once common in England. Genes from dwarf birch were found in birch tree populations across Britain, which reflects a much wider distribution occupied by the "wee tree" when the British climate was colder. "We seem t... [Comments]

Controlling brain waves to improve vision

4/24/2014
Have you ever accidently missed a red light or a stop sign? Or have you heard someone mention a visible event that you passed by but totally missed seeing? "When we have different things competing for our attention, we can only be aware of so much of what we see," said Kyle Mathewson, Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Illinois. "For example, when you're driving... [Comments]

'Horsing around' reduces stress hormones in youth

4/24/2014
PULLMAN, Wash. New research from Washington State University reveals how youth who work with horses experience a substantial reduction in stress and the evidence lies in kids' saliva. The results are published in the American Psychological Association's Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin this month. Pendry-80"We were coming at this from a prevention perspective," said Patricia Pendry,... [Comments]

Autism Genome Project delivers genetic discovery

4/24/2014
NEW YORK, N.Y. (April 24, 2014) A new study from investigators with the Autism Genome Project , the world's largest research project on identifying genes associated with risk for autism, has found that the comprehensive use of copy number variant (CNV) genetic testing offers an important tool in individualized diagnosis and treatment of autism. Funded primarily by Autism Speaks, th... [Comments]

Microscopic organism plays a big role in ocean carbon cycling, Scripps scientists discover

4/24/2014
It's broadly understood that the world's oceans play a crucial role in the global-scale cycling and exchange of carbon between Earth's ecosystems and atmosphere. Now scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have taken a leap forward in understanding the microscopic underpinnings of these processes. When phytoplankton use carbon dioxide to make new cells, a substant... [Comments]

Genetic code of the deadly tsetse fly unraveled

4/24/2014
A decade-long effort by members of the International Glossina Genome Initiative (IGGI) has produced the first complete genome sequence of the tsetse fly, Glossina morsitans . The blood-sucking insect is the sole transmitter of sleeping sickness, a potentially deadly disease endemic in sub-Saharan Africa. The vast store of genetic data will help researchers develop new ways to prevent the... [Comments]

Plants send out signals attracting harmful bacteria, MU study finds

4/24/2014
COLUMBIA, Mo. When bacteria attack plants, they often inject harmful proteins into the host plants' cells to weaken and suppress natural defenses. However, in some plants, bacteria attack once they've recognized the plant cells as a potential host. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri have identified and replicated the process that allows the bacteriaknown mostly for attacking t... [Comments]

Genome yields insights into golden eagle vision, smell

4/24/2014
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue and West Virginia University researchers are the first to sequence the genome of the golden eagle, providing a bird's-eye view of eagle features that could lead to more effective conservation strategies. Their study calls into question long-held assumptions about golden eagle vision, indicating that the raptors may not be as sensitive to ultraviolet light... [Comments]

GEN Publishing introduces 'Clinical OMICs' digital publication

4/24/2014
New Rochelle, NY, April 24, 2014GEN Publishing recently introduced Clinical OMICs a semi-monthly digital publication focusing on the application of OMICs technologies in clinical settings. These advanced techniques, such as next-gen sequencing, are beginning to transform medical care just as they revolutionized basic life science research over the past decade-and-a-half. "GEN's editors... [Comments]

Cell resiliency surprises scientists

4/24/2014
EAST LANSING, Mich. --- New research shows that cells are more resilient in taking care of their DNA than scientists originally thought. Even when missing critical components, cells can adapt and make copies of their DNA in an alternative way. In a study published in this week's Cell Reports , a team of researchers at Michigan State University showed that cells can grow normally witho... [Comments]

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