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Studying the Genome of Mountain Goats Shows Us How They Adapted to Their Environment

2020-08-12 01:00:31 UTC

Studying the Genome of Mountain Goats Shows Us How They Adapted to Their EnvironmentSeeing a mountain goat in the wild of southeast Alaska for the first time, with its stark white coat and graceful posture against a lush green mountain landscape, is an unforgettable experience. Like many species across the globe, mountain goats are affected Read more at Gizmodo Australia


Structure of the essential inner membrane lipopolysaccharidePbgA complex

2020-08-12 00:00:00 UTC

Structure of the essential inner membrane lipopolysaccharidePbgA complexStructural and physiological studies show that the inner membrane protein PbgA is a crucial sensor of lipopolysaccharide (LPS) and regulates the activity of the LPS biosynthesis enzyme LpxC. Read more at Nature.com


Elephants Get Drunk Because They Cant Metabolize Alcohol Like Us

2020-08-12 16:01:09 UTC

Elephants Get Drunk Because They Cant Metabolize Alcohol Like UsAnecdotes about wild animals seemingly getting drunk after eating rotting fruit are widespread.
Read more at Snopes.com


e7 Health now offers at-home COVID-19 saliva test kits

2020-08-11 00:01:00 UTC

e7 Health now offers at-home COVID-19 saliva test kitsThrough its offices in Chicago and Las Vegas, e7 Health now offers a COVID-19 saliva test kit that can be taken in the privacy of your own home. To accommodate different patient needs, e7 will arrange contactless pickup or overnight shipping to anywhere in th Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


Biocom Purchasing Group Announces Randy Piper as Managing Director

2020-08-11 16:11:00 UTC

Biocom Purchasing Group Announces Randy Piper as Managing DirectorBiocom, the association representing the California life science industry, today announced the appointment of Randy Piper as managing director for the Biocom Purchasing Group, a subsidiary of Biocom that accelerates life science success by leveraging innovati Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


N6-Methyladenosine co-transcriptionally directs the demethylation of histone H3K9me2

2020-08-10 00:00:00 UTC

N6-Methyladenosine co-transcriptionally directs the demethylation of histone H3K9me2METTL3-induced deposition of N6-methyladenosine (m6A) in RNA correlates with removal of H3K9me2 genome wide. The m6A reader YTHDC1 recruits the H3K9me2 demethylase KDM3B to chromatin. Read more at Nature.com


Personalis Announces Launch of Public Offering of Common Stock

2020-08-11 20:38:33 UTC

Personalis Announces Launch of Public Offering of Common StockMENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #PrecisionOncology--Personalis Announces Launch of Public Offering of Common Stock
Read more at Business Wire


GeneCentric Therapeutics Enters into Research Collaboration with Janssen on Genomic Drug Response Biomarkers for Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer

2020-08-12 14:05:09 UTC

GeneCentric Therapeutics Enters into Research Collaboration with Janssen on Genomic Drug Response Biomarkers for Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder CancerDURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GeneCentric Therapeutics enters research collaboration with Janssen on genomic drug response biomarkers for non-muscle invasive bladder cancer Read more at Business Wire


N6-Methyladenosine co-transcriptionally directs the demethylation of histone H3K9me2

2020-08-10 00:00:00 UTC

N6-Methyladenosine co-transcriptionally directs the demethylation of histone H3K9me2METTL3-induced deposition of N6-methyladenosine (m6A) in RNA correlates with removal of H3K9me2 genome wide. The m6A reader YTHDC1 recruits the H3K9me2 demethylase KDM3B to chromatin. Read more at Nature.com


Analysis of Ugandan cervical carcinomas, an aid for understudied sub-Saharan women

2020-08-10 04:00:00 UTC

Analysis of Ugandan cervical carcinomas, an aid for understudied sub-Saharan womenCervical cancer kills more than 300,000 middle-aged women a year, and 19 of the 20 nations with the highest death rates are sub-Saharan countries. Now an international team, including Akinyemi I. Ojesina, M.D., Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham, has Read more at EurekAlert


25-Year Dolphin Health Study Reveals Factors Contributing to Slow and Accelerated Aging Rates in Long-Lived Mammals

2020-08-10 19:00:00 UTC

25-Year Dolphin Health Study Reveals Factors Contributing to Slow and Accelerated Aging Rates in Long-Lived MammalsEpitracker Inc. today announced the results from a groundbreaking, 25-year longitudinal cohort study of bottlenose dolphins that identified factors differentiating individuals with slow and accelerated aging rates. Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


Nigeria: Country's Covid-19 Outbreak Still In Early Stages

2020-08-12 07:48:49 UTC

Nigeria: Country[The Conversation Africa] The pace of SARS-CoV-2 transmission has triggered different government responses globally. These have had varying levels of effectiveness and some unintended outcomes. Read more at AllAfrica - Top Africa News


A singular view of COVID-19

2020-08-11 00:00:00 UTC

A singular view of COVID-19Single-cell analysis sheds light on immune response to COVID-19 infection, enables the rapid discovery of antibody leads, and points to ways to get ahead of future pandemics. Read more at Nature.com


Cataloging Unstructured Data in IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog with IBM Spectrum Discover

2020-08-11 13:30:00 UTC

Cataloging Unstructured Data in IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog with IBM Spectrum DiscoverRedpaper, published: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 This IBM Redpaper publication explains how IBM Spectrum Discover integrates with the IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog (WKC) component of IBM Cloud Pak for Data (IBM CP4D) to make the enriched catalog content in IBM Spectr Read more at Ibm.com


Expanding cancer predisposition genes with ultra-rare cancer-exclusive human variations

2020-08-10 00:00:00 UTC

Expanding cancer predisposition genes with ultra-rare cancer-exclusive human variationsIt is estimated that up to 10% of cancer incidents are attributed to inherited genetic alterations. Despite extensive research, there are still gaps in our understanding of genetic predisposition to cancer. It was theorized that ultra-rare variants partially Read more at Nature.com


Getting to grips with the COVID-19 outbreak in Nigeria

2020-08-11 14:02:10 UTC

Getting to grips with the COVID-19 outbreak in NigeriaNigeria's management of the COVID-19 outbreak, and other future outbreaks, will require improved diagnostic capacity, effective testing and tracing, and massive investment in health infrastructure. Read more at The Conversation Africa


Investment strategist maps out the post-Covid tech landscape - CTech

2020-08-10 06:27:18 UTC

Investment strategist maps out the post-Covid tech landscape - CTechThere are two motifs that have been pushed to the forefront due to the coronavirus pandemic, the stay at home economy and the reopening economy, says Jay Jacobs, a Senior Vice President and head of Research & Strategy at Global X ETFs Read more at CTech


BrandPost: Is Artificial Intelligence Just Another High Performance Computing Workload?

2020-08-11 21:39:00 UTC

BrandPost: Is Artificial Intelligence Just Another High Performance Computing Workload?Artificial intelligence (AI) comes to our minds whenever organizations are seeking new, innovative approaches to enhance and expand their businesses. Typical attributes for such workloads are use case centric, data scientist specific, and innovative. So Read more at CIO


Study reveals immune-system paralysis in severe COVID-19 cases

2020-08-11 16:01:22 UTC

placeholder imgA new study shows that in severely ill COVID-19 patients, 'first-responder' immune cells, which should react immediately to signs of viral or bacterial presence in the body, instead respond sluggishly. Read more at Science Daily



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