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Answer to Frog or Toad 4/24/18

The answer to this week’s frog or toad is…. TOAD. It is a Yosemite Toad (Anaxyrus canorus) from the True Toad family – Bufonidae. It is only found in California in the USA. 33 more words

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SENSITIVE TOPIC: Teaching My Kids About the Devastating Parts of Farming

I debated posting about this for a long time. It’s not an easy thing to discuss. I posted previously about a hard day I had that resulted in me having to cull two baby rabbits, plus nearly losing two more later that day from a snake attack. 1,311 more words

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Wednesday Wanderings: How Chicks Get Oxygen Inside Eggs, PA Roadside Attractions, and Eight Ways Men and Women Are Different

Sorry to be so late. Two days of appointments (cat to the vet yesterday and me to hairdresser today) left me playing a bit of catch up. 497 more words

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Crispr service

wired p27, megan molteni. May 2018. Speeding up Genetic Editing, company called Synthego creates Crispr kits on order within a week.  Speeds up research

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New Science gift envelopes

Science themed gift envelopes are available on the themes of maths, chemistry, physics and biology.

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The High-Throughput Analyses Era: Are We Ready for the Data Struggle?

Recent and rapid technological advances in molecular sciences have dramatically increased the ability to carry out high-throughput studies characterized by big data production. This, in turn, led to the consequent negative effect of highlighting the presence of a gap between data yield and their analysis.

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