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2011-11-08 10:31:32

A 79-year-old collection of fungal cultures and the U.S. Forest Service's Northern Research Stationare part of a team that will sequence 1,000 fungal genomes in the next 5 years. Dan Lindner, a research plant pathologist with the Northern Research Station's Center for Forest Mycology Research (CFMR), is one of 13 scientists participating in the '1000 Fungal Genomes' project, which in collaboration with the Department of Energy's (DOE) Joint Genome Institute will sequence two species from...

Image 1 - Students Coax Yeast Cells To Add Vitamins To Bread
2011-10-26 03:20:11

[ Watch the Video ] Any way you slice it, bread that contains critical nutrients could help combat severe malnutrition in impoverished regions. That is the goal of a group of Johns Hopkins University undergraduate students who are using synthetic biology to enhance common yeast so that it yields beta carotene, the orange substance that gives carrots their color. When it´s eaten, beta-carotene turns into vitamin A. The students´ project is the university´s entry in iGEM,...

2011-07-25 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fallbrook Technologies Inc. (Fallbrook), developer and manufacturer of NuVinci continuously variable planetary (CVP) transmissions that are designed to increase battery life and performance of electric vehicles, and well-known manufacturer of electric vehicles (EVs), Tomberlin Group (Tomberlin), along with TEAM Industries (TEAM), a leading designer and manufacturer of drivelines, announced today the acceleration of their joint development...

2011-06-30 15:26:00

TROY, Mich., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inteva Products President and CEO Lon Offenbacher announced six teams honored with the Inteva Products President's Platinum Award of Excellence for 2010, the highest annual honor Inteva can bestow upon an employee. The award is presented in two categories: team achievement and community commitment. For each category, three teams were honored. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110310/DE63368LOGO ) "The exceptional performance recognized...

2011-06-06 09:20:00

ORLANDO, Fla., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At the INNOVATE 2011 conference, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced new software that helps organizations collaborate more efficiently throughout the entire software and systems development process. The new software allows developer teams to quickly access resources and work across global boundaries through an open, collaborative development environment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) According to the IBM CEO Study,...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.