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A new CRISPR technique could move science closer to curing genetic disorders: http://ow.ly/4nt44k
The new process is much more precise and causes less collateral damage to corrected DNA.
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Read how researchers put together a map of protein interactions in the fruit fly: http://ow.ly/4nqn19
SIGHTINGS. Capturing Protein Interactions. Map offers insight into the company that proteins keep. Catherine Clabby. Inside cells, proteins do the work that keeps life humming. Proteins are the building blocks of all cellular structures, for one. They attack invaders, tote other molecules from ...
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The Royal Society has named 50 new Fellows: http://ow.ly/4nnL42
Outstanding scientists make up the 50 new Fellows and 10 new Foreign Members announced by the Royal Society today (29 April 2016).
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The Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland is offline, following a run-in with a small mammal, probably a weasel or marten: http://ow.ly/4nlaN3
The Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland is offline, following a run-in with a small mammal that munched on a power cord.
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Submit your abstract for the Mechanobiology of Disease meeting in Singapore, September 27-30: http://ow.ly/4nfWsM
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Earlier this month, the Biophysical Society participated in the 4th Annual US Science and Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C. Over 6000 people visited the BPS booth during the 3-day event: http://ow.ly/4nfTEf
15,500 pipe cleaners. 160 showings of The Human Brain: Images to Atoms 6000 individuals at the BPS exhibit booth. In a nutshell, these numbers wrap of the Biophysical Society’s participation…
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A sympathetic movie about discredited anti-vaccine doctor Andrew Wakefield is in the works: http://ow.ly/4nsmh7
A new movie is in the works about Andrew Wakefield, whose fraudulent study alleging vaccines cause autism launched the anti-vaccine movement.
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Nature offers an update on the climate in Canada, where scientists are now allowed to speak about their work after nine years of censorship: http://ow.ly/4npR3Z
Canadian scientists are now allowed to speak out about their work — and the government policy that had restricted communications.
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Oprah will produce and star in an HBO movie about the life of Henrietta Lacks: http://ow.ly/4nmZhA
Oprah's next star turn will be in the upcoming HBO Films effort, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Deadline reports that the mogul, who is producing the film with Academy Award-winning...
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"Of course scientific communities have an obligation to train their future scientists in the conceptual and methodological tools for conducting research. But they must also train students to function within the scientific culture, based on a thorough understanding of the norms, standards and best practices in the student’s specific discipline." http://ow.ly/4nkj7M
ETHICS. Raising Scientific Experts. Competing interests threaten the scientific record, but courage and sound judgment can help. Nancy L. Jones · Click to Enlarge Image I would be a wealthy woman if I had a dollar for each time a student, a postdoctoral fellow, one of my colleagues—or even ...
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Genetically Modified Mosquitoes and the future of disease control: http://ow.ly/4nfW9U
The Zika virus could open the door for a new era of gene-tweaking for pest control and disease prevention.
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The chemistry of cotton candy, which has potential medical applications: http://ow.ly/4nfToV
It’s a fairground treat that’s super sweet – but could the dentist’s nemesis have some useful secrets for medical science? Veronique Greenwood investigates.
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The Biophysical Society works to promote biophysics and the individuals who study it. With 9,000+ members, the Society builds recognition of and knowledge about this multidisciplinary branch of science through meetings, publications and committee outreach activities.