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Machine learning to predict the source of campylobacteriosis using whole genome data

2021-10-18 14:00:00 UTC

Machine learning to predict the source of campylobacteriosis using whole genome dataAuthor summary C. jejuni are the most common cause of food-borne bacterial gastroenteritis but the relative contribution of different sources is incompletely understood. We traced the origin of human C. jejuni infections using machine learning algorithms that Read more at Plos.org


Genetic Tracing Reveals Where The Powerful Ancestor of Modern Horses Came From

2021-10-21 06:13:34 UTC

Genetic Tracing Reveals Where The Powerful Ancestor of Modern Horses Came FromThe ancestral homeland of all modern domestic horses was likely located along the steppes of Western Eurasia around 4,200 years ago, according to new genetic research. Read more at ScienceAlert


Ten Frightful Facts About Veganism

2021-10-21 07:00:00 UTC

Ten Frightful Facts About VeganismIn culinary circles, veganism is the new black. Between 2004 and 2019, the United States saw an approximately 300 percent increase in the number of people who consider themselves vegans, bringing that total to about 10 million. In the UK, a 2021 survey found Read more at Listverse.com


Why Colin Powell's cancer likely reduced his protection from the Covid-19 vaccine

2021-10-18 19:30:18 UTC

Why Colin PowellGen. Colin Powell died Monday from complications of Covid-19, and experts say his death shows how important it is for more people to get vaccinated and stop the spread of the virus. Read more at CNN


Deciphering the genetic architecture and ethnographic distribution of IRD in three ethnic populations by whole genome sequence analysis

2021-10-18 14:00:00 UTC

Deciphering the genetic architecture and ethnographic distribution of IRD in three ethnic populations by whole genome sequence analysisAuthor summary The study was performed to identify the underlying cause of inherited retinal degeneration (IRD) in 409 individuals from 108 families. Primarily, these families were recruited from three different geographic regions: Mexico, Pakistan and Europe Read more at Plos.org


Is Ultrarunning Too Much of a Good Thing?

2021-10-19 10:00:30 UTC

Is Ultrarunning Too Much of a Good Thing?The post Is Ultrarunning Too Much of a Good Thing? appeared first on iRunFar. A scientific review of the effects of ultrarunning on various body systems and for different runners. Is Ultrarunning Too Much of a Good Thing? by Corrine Malcolm. Read more at Irunfar.com


Lumpy skin disease outbreaks in Egypt during 2017-2018 among sheeppox vaccinated cattle: Epidemiological, pathological, and molecular findings

2021-10-20 14:00:00 UTC

Lumpy skin disease outbreaks in Egypt during 2017-2018 among sheeppox vaccinated cattle: Epidemiological, pathological, and molecular findingsThe General Organization of the Veterinary Services in Egypt has adopted a sheeppox vaccination policy to control lumpy skin disease (LSD) in cattle. Over the course of the last two years, recurrent outbreaks were reported, with animals showing severe clinica Read more at Plos.org


Some Pressing Britain to Reinstate COVID Restrictions as Cases Surpass 49,000 in One Day

2021-10-19 15:37:05 UTC

Some Pressing Britain to Reinstate COVID Restrictions as Cases Surpass 49,000 in One DayCritics and scientists have decried Britain's transition back to behavior that may have been safe before the pandemic, but now leaves people at risk. Read more at Newsweek


UK faces calls for Plan B with virus cases high and rising

2021-10-20 04:09:36 UTC

UK faces calls for Plan B with virus cases high and risingMany scientists are now calling on the government to reimpose social restrictions and speed up booster vaccinations as coronavirus infection rates, already Europe's highest, rise still further. Read more at The Indian Express


Leveraging auxiliary data from arbitrary distributions to boost GWAS discovery with Flexible cFDR

2021-10-20 14:00:00 UTC

Leveraging auxiliary data from arbitrary distributions to boost GWAS discovery with Flexible cFDRAuthor summary Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) detect regions of the human genome that are associated with various traits, including complex diseases, but the power to detect these genomic regions is currently limited by sample size. The conditional fa Read more at Plos.org


'Ray guns' let scientists use light instead of DNA to tell plant populations apart

2021-10-19 16:35:44 UTC

Using a handheld device that looks a little like a ray gun, scientists recorded how plant leaves on different Alaskan mountains reflect light. And, it turns out, different populations of plants of the same species -- for instance, plants living on neighboring Read more at Science Daily


Quest Diagnostics to Introduce Ki-67 IHC MIB-1 pharmDx, the First Companion Diagnostic for Eli Lilly and Company's Verzenio (abemaciclib), a CDK4/6 Inhibitor for Certain People with HR+ HER2- High Risk Early Breast Cancer

2021-10-18 11:01:00 UTC

Quest Diagnostics to Introduce Ki-67 IHC MIB-1 pharmDx, the First Companion Diagnostic for Eli Lilly and CompanySECAUCUS, N.J., Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced that it will provide clinical laboratory testing using the Ki-67 IHC MIB-1 pharmDx (Dako Omnis) immun Read more at PRNewswire


This Is How It Ends: Extinct within our lifetime, so why is it so hard to save some species?

2021-10-19 16:00:00 UTC

This Is How It Ends: Extinct within our lifetime, so why is it so hard to save some species?Why do politicians drag their feet over saving endangered species?
Read more at Stuff.co.nz


Polls finds inequity in community support for older adults

2021-10-17 05:23:29 UTC

Polls finds inequity in community support for older adultsWASHINGTON, DC, United States (AP) - Many Americans believe their communities are doing a good job meeting the needs of older adults, but white people may be better equipped than people of colour to age within their communities, according to a new survey from Read more at Jamaica Observer


Genome-wide association studies reveal the role of polymorphisms affecting factor H binding protein expression in host invasion by Neisseria meningitidis

2021-10-18 14:00:00 UTC

Genome-wide association studies reveal the role of polymorphisms affecting factor H binding protein expression in host invasion by Neisseria meningitidisAuthor summary The human bacterial pathogen Neisseria meningitidis (the meningococcus) causes sepsis and meningitis worldwide. Paradoxically, it is carried harmlessly in the nose and throat far more commonly than it causes invasive disease, raising the questi Read more at Plos.org


Is an even MORE infectious strain of Delta now taking off in Britain? Almost 10% of new cases in the UK are down to specific variant as data shows proportion has DOUBLED in a month

2021-10-19 16:45:28 UTC

Is an even MORE infectious strain of Delta now taking off in Britain? Almost 10% of new cases in the UK are down to specific variant as data shows proportion has DOUBLED in a monthA subvariant of the Covid Delta strain could be more infectious than its ancestor, experts warned today after data revealed the proportion of cases linked to the strain has doubled in a month. Read more at Yourdestinationnow.com


PCOS: 3 evidence-based strategies that really work.

2021-10-17 04:01:19 UTC

PCOS: 3 evidence-based strategies that really work.What you need to know about nutrition, exercise, and supplements. The post PCOS: 3 evidence-based strategies that really work. appeared first on Precision Nutrition. Read more at Precisionnutrition.com


The impact of individual variation on abrupt collapses in mutualistic networks

2021-10-21 04:21:22 UTC

The impact of individual variation on abrupt collapses in mutualistic networksThis work shows that individual variation, size of mutualistic networks and nestedness substantially increases the chances of abrupt transition as changes in the environment occur gradually. Read more at Wiley.com


'Ray guns' let scientists use light instead of DNA to tell plant populations apart

2021-10-19 17:08:02 UTC

In Star Trek, characters carry a little handheld device called a tricorder that they can point at objects to analyze and identify them. When the show's writers cooked up the idea in the 1960s, it was purely science fiction, but a new paper in New Phytologist Read more at Phys.Org


Remarks by Acting Commissioner Woodcock to the 2021 NORD Breakthrough Summit - 10/19/2021

2021-10-20 19:48:14 UTC

Remarks by Acting Commissioner Woodcock to the 2021 NORD Breakthrough Summit - 10/19/2021Remarks by Janet Woodcock, MD Acting Commissioner of Food and Drugs 2021 NORD Breakthrough Summit October 19, 2021 Washington, DC
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