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Coffee Genome Reveals Why Your Java Smells So Good

By Elizabeth Palermo, Staff Writer   |   September 05, 2014 08:50am ET

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Not all caffeine is created equal. Researchers recently sequenced the genome of the coffee plant and found the caffeine in your morning cup evolved independently from caffeine found in other plants. 139 more words

Humor And Observations

Study examines practicality of genome sequencing for salmonella surveillance

BioPrepWatch Sean Carlson 30 July 2014

A recent study demonstrated the practicality of using rapid whole-genome sequencing for the surveillance of salmonella in a state public health laboratory. 6 more words


Local company, BYU team up to improve treatment for those with Alzheimer's disease

PROVO, Utah – More than 5 million people in the United States are impacted by Alzheimer’s disease, and a local company is teaming up with researchers at Brigham Young University to improve early diagnosis and treatment for the disease. 261 more words


Public Health in the News - July 20, 2014


  • Among the victims of the Malaysian Airlines plane that was shot down this past week was Joep Lange, a prominent AIDS researcher.
  • “After malaria is controlled, what’s next?” Science blog The Mermaid’s Tale…
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Public Health News

Science Sunday #25

I came across a very moving article this week that I’d like to share for this week’s Science Sunday.  The article is called One Of A Kind:  What do you do if your child has a condition that is new to science? 174 more words