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Research consortium to sequence turkey genome

An international consortium of researchers has begun an effort to sequence the genome of the domesticated turkey, Meleagris gallopavo. The genome sequence will be obtained using the Roche GS-FLX™ sequencing ...

Nov 24, 2008 not rated yet 1

Tips on how to build a better home for biological parts

Researchers at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) at Virginia Tech have compiled a series of guidelines that should help researchers in their efforts to design, develop and manage next-generation databases of biological ...

Jul 16, 2008 3.5 / 5 (2) 1

New insight to demineralization

From toothpaste to technology, noncrystalline or amorphous silica is an active ingredient in a myriad of products that we use in our daily lives. As a minor, but essential component of vertebrate bone, an understanding of ...

Jul 07, 2008 4.7 / 5 (3) 1