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Zach Sobiech died of rare bone cancer. Now his… - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press


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Kluesner, a senior biochemistry and neuroscience major at the University of Minnesota, is now working on finding a cure for the disease that killed his friend. Kluesner received an Undergraduate Research Opportunity to spend the summer working with ...

Tapping genetics for better beer - Nature.com


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They study evolution, biochemistry, and even neuroscience through yeast. But they also have contracts with beer makers worldwide, from multinational conglomerates to small trend-setting craft breweries. In an upcoming Cell paper, the lab will report ...

Freshman seminar bridges food, environment and culture - Princeton University


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Caylor signed on as the lead teacher and four other faculty members from the across the University gave guest lectures: Alan Gelperin, senior lecturer in molecular biology and the Princeton Neuroscience Institute; David Wilcove, Professor of Ecology ...

Neuroscience Tutorial

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Illustrated guide to the essentials of clinical neuroscience designed for medical students as well as for the general public. Created by the Washington University School of Medicine.

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