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Scientists Develop Colorful Cell-Imaging Technique

Proteins are the helmsmen of the cell. They drive the essential processes that keep cells alive, keep them healthy and keep them functioning. And in recent years scientists have discovered that proteins rarely act alone. 326 more words


The Impact of the Inter-American Human Rights System: Current Achievements and Future Challenges

Executive Summary
This briefing outlines the principal conclusions and policy implications of the inaugural workshop of the Inter-American Human Rights Network, held in Mexico City in October 2014. 117 more words

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Who's that fly and WHAT is it eating? A new paper from the lab

One of the most widely used products of taxonomy is the identification key. A key allows somebody who isn’t a specialist on a particular group to put a name on an unknown species. 884 more words


Scientists Send Rodents to Space; Test New Therapy to Prevent Bone Loss

In just a few months, 40 very special rodents will embark upon the journey of a lifetime.

Today UCLA scientists are announcing the start of a project that will test a new therapy that has the potential to slow, halt or even reverse bone loss due to disease or injury. 336 more words


R.I.P. Dr. Marcus J. Borg (1942 - 2015)

“Myth is stories about the way things never were, but always are.”

Marcus Borg

It is very sad to hear of the death of Marcus Borg.

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Fresh Produce Safety Centre releases RFP for Understanding the Gaps Literature Review Project

The Fresh Produce Safety Centre today released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Understanding the Gaps: a Food Safety Literature Review.

The Fresh Produce Safety Centre is seeking a provider to review the contemporary literature surrounding microbial contamination of fresh produce and the interaction of sanitisers with fungicides when used postharvest. 211 more words


Have your say on a new service to help with REF2020

The Centre for Research Communications at the University of Nottingham is developing a new SHERPA/REF service to help authors comply with the open access policy for a post-2014 Research Excellence Framework.   83 more words

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