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Using genomics to save endangered species

Currently, many threatened and endangered species are present in captivity. Their management is mostly focused on keeping the population viable (both demographically and genetically) and as similar to the wild ancestor populations ...

dateApr 14, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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A newly discovered way for cells to die

Some cells are meant to live, and some are meant to die. The linker cell of Caenorhabditis elegans, a tiny worm that is a favored model organism for biologists, is among those destined for termination. This cell helps determine ...

dateApr 08, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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Personal data revolution takes first step

A new way of managing personal information set to maximise people's chances of privacy is being developed by computer scientists, led by a researcher at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

dateApr 08, 2016 in Internet
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Social media as a force for families

Social media and electronic gaming strategies can have an extremely positive influence on the lives of impoverished families, a study of The University of Queensland's Triple P Online program has found.

dateApr 04, 2016 in Social Sciences
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