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Crop Physiologist Interview

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The goal of molecular crop biologist Dr. Michael Gomez Selvaraj (SX 2011) is to improve food production. He works at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture in Colombia. 1,071 more words


Study Strengthens Link Between Low Vitamin D Levels and Risk of MS


  • A study based on stored blood samples of 800,000 pregnant Finnish women found that vitamin D levels might predict who is at risk for later developing MS.
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Conquering RAS: From Biology to Cancer Therapy - Academic Press - 2017

Conquering RAS: From Biology to Cancer Therapy provides introductory knowledge on how modern RAS biology is taking shape in light of newer technological development. Each chapter is written in a manner that emphasizes simplicity and readability for both new investigators and established researchers. 153 more words

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Love God and do what you will. — St. Augustine

Early in my teens, one afternoon it hit me like a ton of bricks: I really wanted to get involved with girls. 728 more words


Marmite: love it or hate it? New study reveals it's down to your genes

A scientific study has shown that people’s taste preference for Marmite is in their genes.
Called The Marmite Gene Project, the study commissioned by the Unilever brand gives weight to its long-time marketing slogan, “Love it or hate it”. 54 more words

23andMe’s second act sits squarely in drug research and development

(Source: techcrunch.com)

23andMe is best known for its $199 at-home spit-tube DNA test, but the consumer genetics company has been making strides in the last few years to get into drug development and research. 741 more words


Diagnostic Molecular Pathology: A Guide to Applied Molecular Testing - Academic Press - 2017

Diagnostic Molecular Pathology: A Guide to Applied Molecular Testing is organized around disease types (genetic disease, infectious disease, neoplastic disease, among others). In each section, the authors provide background on disease mechanisms and describe how laboratory testing is built on knowledge of these mechanisms. 49 more words