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From Rockefeller: "Research identifies a protein that helps determine the fate of RNA"

Rockefeller University

August 27, 2015
Wynne Parry | 212-327-7789

Ready to read: The newly identified protein, HNRNPA2B1 (green), which recognizes the m6A tag, is found within the nuclei (blue) of cells. 756 more words

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From ASU: "How a university went into space: ASU's story"


August 27th, 2015
Scott Seckel

A Mars rover replica at ASU. The university has played roles in 25 missions to eight planets, three asteroids, two moons and the sun. 2,535 more words

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From CfA: "Interstellar Seeds Could Create Oases of Life"

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

August 27, 2015
Christine Pulliam
Media Relations Manager
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

We only have one example of a planet with life: Earth. 604 more words

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From U Texas McDonald Observatory: "Dying Stars Suffer from 'Irregular Heartbeats'"

McDonald Observatory

26 August 2015

White Dwarf Outburst

Keaton Bell

Some dying stars suffer from ‘irregular heartbeats,’ research led by astronomers at The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Warwick has discovered. 919 more words

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From NERSC: "NERSC, Cray Move Forward With Next-Generation Scientific Computing"


April 22, 2015
Jon Bashor, jbashor@lbl.gov, 510-486-5849

The Cori Phase 1 system will be the first supercomputer installed in the new Computational Research and Theory Facility now in the final stages of construction at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. 1,438 more words

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Guest Post: How do birds see the world?

Today’s guest post is from Professor Aaron Blaisdell and graduate student Julia Schroeder in the Department of Psychology at the University of California Los Angeles. Prof. 1,216 more words


From Symmetry: "Looking for strings inside inflation"


August 27, 2015
Troy Rummler

Theorists from the Institute for Advanced Study have proposed a way forward in the quest to test string theory. 945 more words

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