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Discovery Of The Most Famous Wheat Gene Clears Way To Breed

Discovery Of The 'Most Famous Wheat Gene' Clears Way To Breed Better, Non-GMO Wheat

By Eric Sorensen, Washington State University Washington State University researchers have found “the most famous wheat gene,” a reproductive traffic cop of sorts that can be used to transfer valuable genes from other plants to wheat....

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2014-09-17 12:25:23

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz's new e-book, published this Monday, September 15, is creating an international stir. Terror Tunnels: The Case for Israel's Just War Against Hamas (Gatestone Institute with Rosetta Books) received immediate high praise from Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: "The recent operation in Gaza demonstrated once again the lengths to which Hamas terrorists will go to murder innocent Israeli civilians. Not...

2014-09-17 08:30:43

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering Professor Jonathan Viventi is 3rd Faculty Member Named to Popular Science Magazine's "Brilliant 10" List NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Popular Science magazine today announced its annual "Brilliant 10" --a list of scientists under age 38 who are poised to revolutionize their fields. Jonathan Viventi, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering, is among the...

2014-09-15 08:23:49

Crimmel set to give public lecture at Whitespace in Ogden on the problems that Utah residents and legislators must address before it is too late OGDEN, Utah, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Weber State University Lindquist College of Arts and Humanities: Who: Hal Crimmel, Director of Master of Arts in English at Weber State University (WSU) Brady Distinguished Professor of English and founding co-chair of WSU's Environmental Issues...

2014-09-15 04:21:15

Professor Eberhart Zrenner Leads Discussion of Alpha IMS Patient Results One Year Post Implantation at Europe's Largest Ophthalmology Conference LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retina Implant AG, the leading developer of subretinal implants for patients blinded by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), today announced that Professor Eberhart Zrenner, Retina Implant's co-founder and lead clinical trial investigator and founding director of the Institute of Ophthalmic Research, University of...

2014-09-10 23:02:48

An appellate case in court this week brought by former NFL players over the use of their likenesses in a video game could make its way to the U.S. Supreme Court. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 An appellate case in court this week brought by former NFL players over the use of their likenesses in a video game could make its way to the U.S. Supreme Court. That’s according to William Ford, a professor who teaches intellectual property law at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. On Sept....

2014-09-08 08:30:50

Highly Attended Celsion-Sponsored Symposium on Current Concepts for Treating Intermediate HCC included: New Paradigm in Staging HCC Patients; Phase III Studies in HCC; and Advances in Image Guided Radiofrequency Ablation LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLSN), an oncology drug development company, today announced highlights from three presentations by three of the world's leading liver cancer experts and principal investigators for the Company's...

brain to brain telepathy
2014-09-07 04:44:30

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers have taken telepathic communication out of the realm of science fiction and into reality, successfully demonstrating that a simple message can be sent directly from the brain of one person to the mind of another. In research published recently in PLOS ONE, Dr. Alvaro Pascual-Leone, a neurologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and a professor at Harvard Medical School, and his colleagues explain how they...

2014-09-05 08:23:05

State of the Art Dental and Healthcare Services for 1,000 Patients COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland (UMD) Terrapins' basketball court at the XFINITY Center (formerly the Comcast Center), will transform into a mobile dental clinic with 100 dental chairs, to provide $1 million of free dental care to more than 1,000 underserved, uninsured, and underinsured adults. The dental clinic is part of the two-day Mid-Maryland Mission of Mercy and...

Research Sniffs Out Smell Of Disease In Feces
2014-09-02 03:10:38

University of Leicester A fast-sensitive "electronic-nose" for sniffing the highly infectious bacteria C. diff, that causes diarrhea, temperature and stomach cramps, has been developed by a team at the University of Leicester. Using a mass spectrometer, the research team has demonstrated that it is possible to identify the unique 'smell' of C. diff which would lead to rapid diagnosis of the condition. What is more, the Leicester team say it could be possible to identify different...

Asian tapir
2014-09-01 02:05:40

Fred Lewsey, University of Cambridge Researchers have created a ‘large-scale zoning plan’ that aims to limit the environmental costs of road expansion while maximizing its benefits for human development. More than 25 million kilometers of new roads will be built worldwide by 2050. Many of these roads will slice into Earth’s last wildernesses, where they bring an influx of destructive loggers, hunters and illegal miners. Now, an ambitious study has created a ‘global roadmap’...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'