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MS2 mRNA imaging in yeast - problem solved

Previously, on the story of MS2 labeling of mRNA in yeast: Roy Parker published a short letter to the editor, indicating that the MS2 system might cause accumulation of 3′ fragments. 455 more words

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Freeze - Fight - Flight!

Freeze – Fight – Flight!

That is the human response to overwhelm. We may literally be unable to move or speak, or at a reduced capacity, in the face of extreme danger. 429 more words


"Orphan mentality"

You may be wondering just what is meant by the term, “orphan mentality”. As an orphan advocate and adoptive parent, I have observed (along with many others who are much more expert than I) some particular differences that are often manifested in someone having an orphan viewpoint or mentality rather than the viewpoint of a person who has a confident assurance that they are a beloved child. 447 more words


Sexual Assault Survivors and Breastfeeding

Research unexpectedly demonstrates that breastfeeding attenuates the impact of previous sexual assault

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, IBCLC, FAPA

An assumption. When discussing breastfeeding promotion, a question frequently arises: … 1,520 more words


New CRIPSR-based RNA imaging tool

About a year and a half ago I wrote here about new uses of CRISPR/Cas9 as an imaging tool. In particular, I was excited about the possibility to use enzyme-dead Cas9 (dCas9) as an RNA binding protein for live imaging of mRNA. 655 more words

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What Your Stress Response Says About You

As a psychotherapist, I often hear people talk about how they just get so stressed out over the smallest stuff but they feel like they can’t control it. 508 more words

Some non-food ways of managing stress

Stress is an unavoidable part of life. Therefore, it’s important to recognize the devastating physiological, mental, emotional, spiritual and social impact it ensues on our lives.    654 more words

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