Archive: 08/8/2008

A one-stop shop for minimal information standards

More than 20 grass-roots standardisation groups, led by scientists at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) and the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH), have combined forces to form the "Minimum Information about ...

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Tiny invasive snail impacts Great Lakes, alters ecology

Long a problem in the western U.S., the New Zealand mud snail currently inhabits four of the five Great Lakes and is spreading into rivers and tributaries, according to a Penn State team of researchers. These tiny creatures ...

Aug 08, 2008 4.7 / 5 (9) 0

Testosterone key to disease transmission

High levels of testosterone may be a key factor in spreading disease among mice, according to biologists. The findings could help explain why males in a population are often more likely to get infected, and ...

Aug 08, 2008 4.5 / 5 (2) 0
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