News tagged with bioscience

3D proteins -- Getting the big picture

How do you get to know a protein? How about from the inside out? If you ask chemistry professor James Hinton, "It's really important that students be able to touch, feel, see ... embrace--if you like, these ...

May 10, 2011
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Undergraduate institutions should play larger research role

A group of 12 biology educators at US colleges and universities that teach mostly undergraduates argues in the May issue of BioScience for coordinating networks to expand the study and teaching of ecology conducted at the ...

May 04, 2011
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Cancer drug found hiding in sunflower seed protein

University of Queensland scientists have found sunflower proteins and their processing machinery are hijacked to make rogue protein rings in a discovery that could open the door to cheaper, plant-based drug manufacturing.

Mar 21, 2011
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Disappearing ducks?

The loss of wetlands in the prairie pothole region of central North America due to a warmer and drier climate will negatively affect millions of waterfowl that depend on the region for food, shelter and raising young, according ...

Feb 01, 2010
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