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Fabulous Food Chain Phenomenon

Thanks to the Science section of the New York Times for this article, The Freaky Food Chain Behind Your Lobster Dinner, by Steph Yin: 416 more words

Biology

This Simulation of a Monkey Speaking Is the Stuff of Nightmares

X-ray picture of a macaque monkey. (Image: Asif Ghazanfar, Princeton Neuroscience Institute)

New research study reveals that macaques have a singing system efficient in discharging human-like speech, however they do not have the brain circuitry to make words take place. 34 more words

This Simulation of a Monkey Speaking Is the Stuff of Nightmares

X-ray image of a macaque monkey. (Image: Asif Ghazanfar, Princeton Neuroscience Institute)

New research shows that macaques have a vocal tract capable of emitting human-like speech, but they lack the brain circuitry to make words happen. 38 more words

Science Club

Science Club, a club for all science lovers who love biology, chemistry, and/or physics, regardless of skill level. It’s a very inclusive club and welcomes all students of all grades of all skill levels. 103 more words

Science Club

From ETH Zürich: "New weapon against Diabetes"

ETH Zürich

08.12.2016
Peter Rüegg

Researchers have used the simplest approach yet to produce artificial beta cells from human kidney cells. Like their natural model, the artificial cells act as both sugar sensors and insulin producers. 748 more words

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From Caltech: "Protein Disrupts Infectious Biofilms"

Caltech

12/08/2016

Lori Dajose
(626) 395-1217
ldajose@caltech.edu

Many infectious pathogens are difficult to treat because they develop into biofilms, layers of metabolically active but slowly growing bacteria embedded in a protective layer of slime, which are inherently more resistant to antibiotics. 725 more words

Applied Research & Technology