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A smart skin for marine biology research - Nanowerk - Nanowerk (blog)


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Frequently, research by marine biologists depends on weighty and invasive sensory and telemetry equipment to understand and assess various aspects of the marine ecosystem. Researchers generally employ invasive attachment techniques to attach these ...

'Living fossil' giant salamander heading for extinction - BBC News


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"The overexploitation of these incredible animals for human consumption has had a catastrophic effect on their numbers in the wild over an amazingly short time-span," said study researcher Dr Samuel Turvey of the Institute of Zoology at the Zoological ...
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Cancer cells co-opt pain-sensing 'wasabi receptor' to survive oxidative stress - Science Daily


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Tumor cells appear to have co-opted this neural protein channel, which is associated with multiple types of cancer, to protect themselves against oxidative stress," said senior study author Joan Brugge, the Louise Foote Pfeiffer Professor of Cell ...

The Effect of Cigarette Smoke on the Growth of Skin Cells

Englewood - United States

Research project by Amanda Baskett of the Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology.

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UW-Madison Scientists Guide Human Skin Cells to Embryonic State
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Introduction to report by Yu and Thomson on developing eight undifferentiated pluripotent stem cell lines, using OCT4, SOX2, NANOG, and LIN28 to reprogram adult somatic fibroblasts. Includes links to related media coverage.

Lasioderma serricorne: Cigarette Beetle
United States

Provides photographs and a description of this pest of stored products, with information on its distribution, life cycle, damage, management and ecology.

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Includes photos of all colors of Smoke Persians, directory of breeders, mailing list, and other resources.

Thermoregulatory Associated Skin Color Changes
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Researchers at the Tattersall Laboratory are investigating the relationship between skin color and the ambient temperature in a South American frog.

Allergic Skin Diseases
United States

Dogs have allergies to certain substances, the three most common being food; inhaled substances; or injections such as vaccines, insect bites, or drugs.

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The Effect of Urbanization on the Various Plankton Populations
United States

High school project to test the overall effect of variation in water quality on plankton, the base of every aquatic food chain.

Genetic Drift and the Founder Effect
United States

Brief hyperlinked article about the founder effect, the loss of genetic variation when a new colony is formed by a very small number of individuals, an extreme example of genetic drift.

Bioactive Alkaloids of Frog Skin
United States

Study showing that the poisonous frogs of the family Dendrobaridae gain their pumiliotoxins through consuming several differnt species of leaf-litter arthropods.