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PHYS.ORG Researchers at the University of Michigan, Stanford University and biotech company ConfometRx have captured the first cryo-electron microscopy... 3 days
Researchers capture first cryo-EM snapshots of key cellular receptor in action
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at the University of Michigan, Stanford University and biotech company ConfometRx have captured the first cryo-electron microscopy snapshots of a key cellular receptor in action. 2 days
Research decoding the first deep-sea mussel genome published
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Scientists overcome pig genome flaw
PHYS.ORG Through her work, Dr Rebecca O'Connor in the School of Biosciences, found previously undiscovered, fundamental flaws in the pig genome, the results of which have contributed to improved mapping of the pig genome. 3 days
Sunflower genome sequence to provide roadmap for more resilient crops
PHYS.ORG University of Georgia researchers are part of an international team that has published the first sunflower genome sequence. This new resource will assist future research programs using genetic... 5 days
Spinach genome will make more than Popeye stronger
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers report a new draft genome of Spinacia oleracea, better known as spinach. Additionally, the authors have sequenced the transcriptomes (all the RNA) of 120 cultivated and wild spinach plants, which has... 2 days
Bordeaux pins hopes for ravaged vineyards on June bloom
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Researchers replicate molten metal pouring behavior with newly developed simulation technology
PHYS.ORG Fujitsu Limited and Daido University Professor Yasuhiro Maeda have jointly developed new simulation technology that can accurately replicate splash and wave behavior in the surface of... 2 days
G7 demands internet giants crack down on extremist content
PHYS.ORG The G7 nations on Friday demanded action from internet providers and social media firms against extremist content online, vowing to step up their fight against terrorism after the Manchester attack. 15 hours
Harvard team creates a cold-atom Fermi–Hubbard antiferromagnet
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Genome Analysis Toolkit 4 (GATK4) released as open source resource to accelerate research
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Zebras follow their memory when migrating
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Chemists Synthesize Pretzel-Like Molecules
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Chemists synthesize molecular pretzels
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Scientists identify new risk genes providing insights about cause of CAD
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Robust nanogenerators based on graft copolymers via control of dielectrics for remarkable output power enhancement
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