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Computer Algorithms More Reliable than Standard Toxicology Tests on Animals - Technology Networks


Technology Networks
The most advanced toxicity-prediction tool the team developed was on average about 87 percent accurate in reproducing consensus animal-test-based results—across nine common tests, which account for 57 percent of the world's animal toxicology testing.
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Precision Tinkering of Cells, Genes & Microbes: The Big Idea Finalists - Xconomy


Xconomy
Xconomy Boston —. Biology research has gotten so precise these days that scientists barely bat an eye when they talk about their ability to study the genome of individual cells or swap out single “letters” in DNA. So it's probably no surprise that ...

'Jumping genes' key to evolution, researchers reveal - Deccan Chronicle


Deccan Chronicle
Washington: Turns out, almost half of our DNA sequences are made up of jumping genes, which are also known as transposons. Transposons is a DNA sequence that changes its position within a genome, sometimes creating or reversing mutations and ...
The Siasat Daily

Genome News Network: New Amino acid Discovered in Methanosarcina barkeri

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Reports on the discovery of a new amino acid, pyrrolysine, coded by UAG (normally a stop codon) in this methanogen.

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Resource for news about research, human medicine, stem cells, cloning, biotechnology and agriculture worldwide. Maintained by the Center for the Advancement of Genomics, Rockville, Maryland.

Amino Acid Repository
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Properties and images of amino acids, hydrophobicity scales, solvent accessibility of amino acids in known protein structures, mutation mass shifts, links to the NIST Chemistry WebBook for Amino Acids.

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Features articles and interactive graphics illustrating the differences between chimpanzees and humans.

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Characterising the transcriptome of the human parasite Schistosoma mansoni using DNA sequencing and microarrays.

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Archives from research in analysis, separation, synthesis, biosynthesis, analogues, derivatives, isotopes, radiated modifications, glycosylation, polyamines and peptides, Applications in medicine, food chemistry, nutrition, pharmacology, and roles in pathophysiology from Springer.

Amino Acids
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'AminoAcids' formerly known as the Scientific Research Consortium, Inc. (SRC), was founded in November 1993 by Frank N. Konstantinides, as a sole-proprietorship. Our philosophy is to assist researchers in both the academic and industrial arenas by offering a research and reference laboratory flexible to their needs within our areas of expertise. 'AminoAcids' was incorporated in the State of Minnesota, on October 1st, 1994. Our facility filed f

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Article discussing recreational divers' encounters with the endangered fish in South Africa.

New African Ape Fossil Discovered
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BBC Science and Nature article by Helen Briggs on the discovery of fossils of an ape that lived 10 million years ago which could hold clues to the dawn of human evolution.

Renilla GFP: Discovered and Identified by Function
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Features slide show detailing the discovery and characterization of GFP from the sea pansy Renilla reniformis.

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Scientists have found skeletons of a human species that grew no larger than a three-year-old modern child. The species lived with pygmy elephants and giant lizards on a remote island in Indonesia. From National Geographic.