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The More Social the Shrimp, the Larger Its Genome

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A team of researchers from Columbia University has found that eusocial snapping shrimp possess larger genomes compared to their less-social relatives. The larger genome comprises an accumulation of transposable elements – moving DNA sequences – providing new insights on the relationship between social and genome evolution.

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Team Explores How Viruses Evolve
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Researchers have studied the structure, assembly and evolution of a 'container' composed of a bacterial enzyme.

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Bacteria Hijack Phage of Competitors To Defeat Them
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Scientists were able to show for the first time how Pseudomonas bacteria use a self-produced signal molecule to manipulate phages in a competing bacterial strain selectively to defeat their enemy. This targeted control of phages provides entirely new biotechnological and therapeutic approaches.

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Tracking Metastatic Cancer at the Single-Cell Level
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Researchers have made strides toward deepening the understanding of metastasis by tracking the development of metastatic cells.

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Teach Me in 10 Hub Page
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At Technology Networks we understand the importance of time. That's why we've launched Teach Me in 10 a video series that challenges scientists to present and summarize their research area, a scientific concept, or technology in ten minutes or less.

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Gut Microbiome Changes Identified After Spinal Cord Injury
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A pilot study led by Professor Phillip Popovich has placed focus on how traumatic SCI might impact the gut microbiome – the population of microbes inhabiting the digestive tract. We spoke to study author Ahmed Zayed to find out more.

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Cryopreservation: Applications and Advances
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In this article, we explore the challenges with cryopreservation and the emerging advances that could improve these methods.

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Exploiting Genetics To Improve Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
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In this article, we will explore how advances in genetics and liquid biopsy can be exploited to enhance cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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The COVID-19 Whack-a-Mole
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As the pandemic enters its second year, the case for optimism has grown shakier. SARS-CoV-2 has been mutating. New variants have arisen in the United Kingdom, Brazil and South Africa, and seem intent on evading our remarkable new vaccines before we’ve even fully rolled them out.

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Exploring Mental Health in Academia
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In this article, we explore why academia and research can be hard on an individual's mental health, speaking directly with the individuals and organizations that are championing mental health discussions in this space, and highlight areas where we're perhaps falling short and could improve.

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