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Diatom genome reveals key role in biosphere's carbon cycle

... and the global carbon management picture." "These organisms are incredibly important in the global carbon cycl... of the Science paper. Together, the single-celled organisms generate as much as 40 percent of the 50 billion to 55 billion tons of organic carbon produced each ...

NIH awards new $14.5 million, five-year grant to the Scripps Research Institute

...uman genome and the genomes of dozens of different organisms have been solved, scientists all over the world are busy analyzing this genetic information. An important part of this analysis are efforts that look at how genes are expressed as proteins. Structural biology is an important part of this research bec...

Bovine genome assembled

... genome sequence with those of the human and other organisms that have already been sequenced. Results of these analyses will begin to be published in the public databases in the next several months. The bovine genome is similar in size to the genomes of humans and other mammals, containing approximately 3 bi...

Bovine genome sequence available

... genome sequence with those of the human and other organisms that have already been sequenced. The results of these analyses will be published on public databases in the next several months. Sequencing and assembly of the bovine genome began in December 2003, led by Richard Gibbs and George Weinstock at t...

ASPB opposes ban of GE crops in Butte County Ballot Measure D

...ion, raising and growing of genetically engineered organisms in Butte County constitute a public nuisance pursu...provide that the growing of genetically engineered organisms does not constitute "Legitimate Agricultural Operations," which are exempted from the type of activi...

UCR researchers identify key plant enzyme that defends against multiple infections

...eath is a universal process that all multicellular organisms must control throughout growth and development," explained Raikhel. "Since PCD plays such a central role in a wide variety of physiological processes, the VPE pathway for controlling PCD likely has a huge impact on this process in plants." The resea...

New method identifies chromosome changes in malignant cells

...ressure from changing environments, such as marine organisms whose waters become saltier or bacterial pathogens trying to survive attacks from antibiotic drugs. Troyanskaya came to Princeton in 2003 after earning a Ph.D. in biomedical informatics from Stanford University. Her work focuses on applying tools of ...

INEEL uses extremophile bacteria to ease bleaching's environmental cost

... limit. Most commercial catalase enzymes hail from organisms that prefer moderate temperatures, such as cows an...ols as part of its extremophile research, studying organisms named for their love of extreme living conditions that would snuff out most living creatures. But w...

Laboratory test of evolutionary theory confirms importance of links between populations

...he natural landscape, by separating communities of organisms that had been connected, has the potential to alter the evolutionary processes that enable organisms to adapt to changing local conditions. This study provides hard evidence to support that view. The s...

NHGRI seeks next generation of sequencing technologies

...costs and provide the power to sequence genomes of organisms for which no framework of genomic data exists. In order to reduce labor and costs, this method emphasizes the miniaturization of each step, from sample preparation to DNA sequencing. The platform enables one person to fragment, amplify, sequence and ...

Using fruitflies to examine alcohol tolerance

...lanogaster is one of the most intensively studied organisms in biology, and has provided essential insights into developmental and cellular processes that are shared with higher animals, including humans," said Berger. "Flies have a relatively sophisticated nervous system and are capable of many well-charact...

ASPB opposes proposed ban of GMOs in Humboldt county ballot measure M

...ate, cultivate, raise or grow genetically modified organisms in Humboldt County. Primary enforcement responsibi...that may be in violation of the ordinance that the organisms are subject to confiscation and destruction. Such person would have five days to respond to such no...

Passage of GMO ban in San Luis Obispo would encourage use of harsh pesticides

..., cultivate, raise, or grow genetically engineered organisms in San Luis Obispo County. If ...in addition to confiscation and destruction of any organisms that are found to be in violation, Measure Q calls for the Agricultural Commissioner to impose a mon...

Genetic data crunching achieves milestone at Stanford

... 400 campus researchers doing work on 30 different organisms (more are added as needed), and he believes it to be the world's largest academic microarray database. About 200 papers have been published by Stanford researchers based on its data and many more by other groups reanalyzing Stanford data. About one-q...

DFG research training groups become increasingly international

...nt is the intersection between the three groups of organisms in various host species. The new Research Training Groups in detail: The Role of Biodiversity for Biogeochemical Cycles and Biotic Interactions in Temperate Deciduous Forests, University of Gttingen Viruses of the Immune System, University of Erl...

For inferring the biological tree of life, simple is better

...ces scientists make about human biology from model organisms such as mice or zebra fish, are based on an understanding of the evolutionary relationships between species. When scientists compare the embryonic development among species, their conclusions all depend upon accurate knowledge of the evolutionary tr...

Ancient sea spider fossils discovered in volcanic ash

...a number of other spectacular finds of soft-bodied organisms in the same deposit including crustaceans, a worm-like mollusc, a polychaete worm, and a starfish, and much that remains to be described....

UGA scientist Moran receives $2.6 million from Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation for marine research

...hat its support will lead to new insights into the organisms that affect the health and productivity of the marine environment," said Patel....

Are museum collections of ancient life representative?

...likely you are going to get all of the preservable organisms that lived in an area in a particular time period....over to other time periods to see how diversity of organisms changed over time, which may be in part a result of climate change." "People who study the diversity...

Who laid the first egg?

...ate it is related to the tubes," Xiao said. "These organisms lived 600 million years ago before big animals. This the very first moment of animal evolution preserved in the fossil record." The research, "Animal Embryos from the terminal Neoproterozoic Doushantuo Formation: How did they hatch?," written by Xia...

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(Date:8/28/2014)... at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have assigned a ... of predatory arthropods. These animals lived in shallow ... related forms found in Jurassic strata. , ... shallow marine habitat and were fossilized some 435 ... denizens of the Silurian seas although they ...
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