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Insects Are Potential Tool For Global Food Security
2014-05-21 03:05:24

The potential of insects as human food and animal feed to assure global food security and availability of animal proteins in a sustainable way has been the main focus of the first conference Insects to feed the world in the Netherlands.

2014-05-21 11:03:07

In Lewis Carroll’s 1871 classic novel Through the Looking Glass, the Red Queen tells Alice: “Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place.”

2014-05-21 08:22:50

Interactive data portal to serve as template for organizations around the globe ASPEN, Colo., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES), a non-profit

Spider Genome Sequenced For The First Time
2014-05-08 03:19:02

For the first time ever, a group of Danish and Chinese researchers has sequenced the genome of the spider. This knowledge provides a much more qualified basis for studying features of the spider. It also shows that humans share certain genomic similarities with spiders.

2014-05-08 09:51:38

The power of genome-wide association studies (GWAS) to detect genetic influences on human disease can be substantially increased using a statistical testing framework.

2014-05-08 08:56:02

As a fresh wave of extinctions sweeps through the ranks of Australian native animals, scientists are deploying their most powerful weapon yet in the struggle to understand and head off the wipe-out.

2014-05-01 23:07:52

Noted Conservationist Dr. Joshua R. Ginsberg will assume the position in September of 2014. Millbrook, NY (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Dr. Joshua R.

2014-04-23 23:16:03

As a professor of law and ethics, Rebecca Dresser had been teaching and writing for years about dealing with cancer.

2014-04-18 15:41:30

When talking about genetic abnormalities at the DNA level that occur when chromosomes swap, delete or add parts, there is an evolving communication gap both in the science and medical worlds, leading to inconsistencies in clinical and research reports.

Tiger Conservation Efforts Should Focus On Genetic Diversity
2014-04-17 04:27:58

While many tiger conservation efforts focus on the numbers of a population, maintaining the big cats’ genetic diversity is just as important, according to a report published on Thursday in the Journal of Heredity.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.