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2013-11-01 23:22:38

On October 8th, Hun School Advanced Placement Biology students began working on an extended research project with Rutgers University’s Waksman Student Scholars Program. Conducting original genetic research, students will have hands-on experience in isolating, sequencing, and analyzing genes from the species Landoltia punctata. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 On October 8th, Hun School Advanced Placement Biology students began working on an extended research project with Rutgers...

2009-11-30 16:25:01

Scientists are building a clearer image of the machinery employed by bacteria to spread antibiotic resistance or cause diseases such as whooping cough, peptic stomach ulcers and legionnaires' disease. The spread of antibiotic resistance amongst bacteria is a growing problem, making certain diseases increasingly difficult to treat. New strategies for attacking the bacteria are needed, yet virtually no novel-mechanism antibiotics are currently in development. Gram-negative bacteria "“...

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2008-07-08 14:51:18

Pond scum can undo pollution, fight global warming and alleviate world hunger Three plant biologists at Rutgers' Waksman Institute of Microbiology are obsessed with duckweed, a tiny aquatic plant with an unassuming name. Now they have convinced the federal government to focus its attention on duckweed's tremendous potential for cleaning up pollution, combating global warming and feeding the world. This enterprise builds upon Rutgers' burgeoning energy and environmental research and the...


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