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Scientists discuss evolutionary roots of social behavior

...uding "positive" behaviors such as cooperation and interdependency - might have arisen as a kind of group defense mechanism against predators. The "social-living prey" hypothesis will be the focus of a symposium entitled "Man the Hunted: The Origin and Nature of Human Sociality," on February 19. Featuring two promi...

A national plan for the R&D needed to protect U.S. critical infrastructure is released

...Unlike other plans, this one clearly addresses the interdependency of the physical and the cyber worlds. The September 11, 2001 attacks demonstrated the high vulnerability of America's infrastructures, and the severe consequences of not protecting them. This Plan puts a baseline in place....

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(Date:10/15/2014)... the 44th Rosenstiel Award for Distinguished Work in Biomedical ... the mechanisms of genomic instability and its implications for ... second alumnus to win the Rosenstiel Award; the first, ... Alt is the Charles A. Janeway Professor of Pediatrics ... an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... shows SIRT6—a protein known to inhibit the growth ... skin cancers by turning on an enzyme that increases ... Previously considered protective, SIRT6 is part of a family ... stability and prevent some of the genetic flaws associated ... lead to cancer. This study, in the journal,s October ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... of the planet,s leading questions is how to produce ... variable climate. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the ... over the next 40 years to feed a growing ... the necessary rise in food production. Plants—grains, cereals, ... supporting livestock. Current research must tap into our ...
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