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New Tool for Activating Gene Expression
New Tool for Activating Gene Expression
News   Jan 19, 2017

Electrogenetic device has the potential to allow scientists to control biology.

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Largest Ever SNP Dataset for the Populus Tree
Largest Ever SNP Dataset for the Populus Tree
News   Jan 19, 2017

Information useful to plant scientists as well as researchers in the fields of biofuels, materials science, and secondary plant metabolism.

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First Sensor Capable of Identifying Inflammatory Bowel Disease Developed
First Sensor Capable of Identifying Inflammatory Bowel Disease Developed
News   Jan 19, 2017

Researchers have developed the first sensor capable of objectively identifying inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and distinguishing between its two subtypes using Raman spectroscopy

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Vitamin B-12 Exists in Two Distinct Versions in the Oceans
Vitamin B-12 Exists in Two Distinct Versions in the Oceans
News   Jan 19, 2017

University of Washington oceanographers have now found that vitamin B-12 exists in two distinct versions in the oceans. A microbe thought to be a main supplier of B-12 in the open oceans, cyanobacteria, is making a “pseudo” version that only its kin can use.

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Pall ForteBio Acquires SensiQ's Pioneer SPR Product line
Pall ForteBio Acquires SensiQ's Pioneer SPR Product line
News   Jan 18, 2017

Pall ForteBio will acquire the assets related to SensiQ's Pioneer product line.

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X-Chem and Taiho Pharmaceuticals Collaborate
X-Chem and Taiho Pharmaceuticals Collaborate
News   Jan 18, 2017

The collaboration will grant Taiho access to X-Chem’s DEX™ technology which is based on DNA-encoded libraries of small molecules with more than 120 billion molecules.

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Risk Factors Associated with Reduced Water Use in Building Plumbing Examined
Risk Factors Associated with Reduced Water Use in Building Plumbing Examined
News   Jan 18, 2017

Researchers from Drexel, Penn State, the University of Colorado - Boulder, and the Environmental Science Policy and Research Institute are examining risk factors associated with reduced water use in building plumbing

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EPA, FDA Issue Final Fish Consumption Advice
EPA, FDA Issue Final Fish Consumption Advice
News   Jan 18, 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued final advice regarding fish consumption, geared toward helping women who are pregnant and breastfeeding mothers make informed choices when it comes to safe to eat.

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EPA to Put in Place Process to Evaluate Chemicals That May Pose Risk
EPA to Put in Place Process to Evaluate Chemicals That May Pose Risk
News   Jan 18, 2017

The EPA are to put in place a process to evaluate chemicals that may pose a risk for the first time in 40 years.

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X-ray Imaging at Argonne Captures Material Defect Process
X-ray Imaging at Argonne Captures Material Defect Process
News   Jan 17, 2017

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have discovered a new approach to detail the formation of material changes at the atomic scale and in near-real time, an important step that could assist in engineering better and stronger new materials.

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