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An Insane Paper Tests The Limits of Science by Claiming Octopuses Came From Space - ScienceAlert


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A total of 33 names are listed as authors on this review, which was published by Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology. The journal is peer reviewed and fairly well cited. So it's not exactly small, or a niche pay-for-publish source. Science ...

Mitochondrial cyclophilin D regulates T cell metabolic responses and disease tolerance to tuberculosis - Science


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Since the discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) over a century ago, great progress has been made in defining mechanisms of host resistance to tuberculosis (TB). By contrast, our understanding of how 90 to 95% of infected individuals live with ...

Tumor immune evasion arises through loss of TNF sensitivity - Science


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Given the success of T cell–centric cancer immunotherapies, there is considerable interest in understanding exactly how tumors evade this form of therapy. Kearney et al. carried out a series of genome-wide CRISPR screens to identify mechanisms of tumor ...

Science Odyssey: Alexander Fleming

Arlington - United States

Biography of the Nobel Prize winner who discovered penicillin.

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Bacteriologist, Alexander Fleming
United States

Article from Time magazine.

Biography of Sir Alexander Fleming
Sweden

Also includes his Nobel lecture.

About.com: History of Penicillin - Alexander Fleming, John Sheehan, Andrew Moyer
United States

Traces the contribution of the three scientists in penicillin's development as one of the most widely used antibiotic agents.

A Science Odyssey: Rachel Carson
United States

Short biography.

Science Odyssey: Human Evolution
United States

Offers an activity which shows the major hominid species discovered to date, when they lived, and how they might be related to each other.

Science Odyssey: Francis Crick
United States

Photo and brief biography. From PBS.

A Science Odyssey: Rosalind Franklin (1920-1958)
United States

Biography of the researcher who used x-ray diffraction to determine the structure of DNA.

Science Odyssey: Ehrlich Finds Cure for Syphilis
United States
Fleming Forum
United States

Medical microbiology site with abstract and review updates.

Israel

Research interests are in molecular biology, protein and plant-specific techniques, as well as in computers.