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News MicroRNA Shown to Protect Breast Cancer ... - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News


Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Investigators from Princeton University's Department of Molecular Biology say they have identified a small RNA molecule that helps maintain the activity of stem cells in both healthy and cancerous breast tissue. The study ("Normal and cancerous mammary ...
Princeton University

Teams visit city high schools to give lessons on immunology - UCalgary News


UCalgary News
Through interactive lectures, dynamic hands-on activities and real-life experiments, students were educated on the immune system, antibiotics, vaccinations, viruses, bacteria, and the future of immunology. This year also spearheaded an Ask a Scientist ...

Crop biodiversity: The key to ending hunger - Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com
Crop plant biodiversity is the term used to describe all the genetic resources for any crop plant - either growing today or previously collected. This biodiversity has hardy traits such as disease resistances and heat tolerance built in. Over thousands ...

Genetic Recombination in Bacteria

Pittston - United States

Essay describing the three mechanisms that bacteria have to accomplish genetic recombination.

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United States

Looks at changes in the information stored in the genetic material, how they occur, and what the consequences of such changes are, and strategies cells use to minimize DNA changes and damage.

Bacteria
United States

Article by Wim van Egmond on these microbes with photographs of Cyanobacteria and the green Anabaena.

Bacteria
United States

Information from Wikipedia on these unicellular organisms.

Luminescent Bacteria
Poland

Do you know that the luminous bacteria exist ? On these pages you will find short characteristic of these strange organisms and some photos.

Introduction to the Bacteria
United States

Topics include morphology, systematics, life history and ecology, and the fossil record.

Bacteria Cells
United States

The inside story.

An Overview of Bacteria.
United States

Article by Matt Emery provides an introduction to these microbes with several images of stained cultures.

United States

Musings on the world of microbiology, with a focus on actinomycetes, a group of bacteria, and the biosynthesis of natural products of pharmaceutical interest such as antibiotics and antitumor drugs.

Bacteria: Basic Facts
United States

Provides an explanation of what bacteria are, the meaning of the terms gram positive and negative, and other information, with a case history of a post-operative patient to consider.

United States

Symbiotic interactions between bacteria and animals are described with pictures and links to home pages of researchers and to publications