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Molecule flash mob

Neurotransmitter transporters are some of the most popular transport proteins in research as they play a major role in the processing of signals in the brain. A joint study by TU Wien and the Medical University of Vienna ...

date4 hours ago in Cell & Microbiology
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Protein complex prevents genome instability

An international collaboration between Osaka University and the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI) in Switzerland is investigating the repair process of a serious form of DNA damage that can lead to ...

date5 hours ago in Biotechnology
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What will the wasp plague be like this year?

New research from Victoria University of Wellington has revealed the population of the common wasp is amplified by spring weather, with warmer and drier springs often meaning more wasps and wasp stings in summer.

dateJan 18, 2017 in Ecology
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Retrieval strains the forelimbs of hunting dogs

Hunting dogs such as the popular breed retriever are ideally suited for retrieving birds or small game. However, the weight the dogs carry strains their locomotor system. A motion study by experts from the University of Veterinary ...

dateJan 18, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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