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HudsonAlpha Scientists Identify “poisonous” Piece of Genetic Code Causing Infant Seizures

Researchers at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology have pinpointed a previously unknown cause of a serious seizure disorder most common in babies, potentially opening...
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Study Finds Link Between Vitamin D-Deficient Older Adults and Depression

A new study by researchers from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) at Trinity has shown for the first time in...
rare disease, Alzheimer’s, elective genetic tests, infant seizures, dementia, genomics sequencing technology

Researchers Identify New Candidate Genetic Risk Factor for Type of Dementia

Scientists from the Myers Lab at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology contributed to finding a newly-identified risk factor for one of the more common forms of...
rare disease, Alzheimer’s, elective genetic tests, infant seizures, dementia, genomics sequencing technology

HudsonAlpha to Deploy New Genomics Sequencing Technology to Diagnose Children in...

HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, a genomics and genetics research institute in Huntsville, Ala., will use a new genomic sequencing system to conduct additional diagnostic...
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Research Identifies New Treatment Targets in Breast Cancer

Scientists at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah (U of U), in collaboration with the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, have generated the first single...
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‘Super Window’ Could Save $10 Billion Annually in Energy Costs

About $20 billion worth of energy leaks out of windows in the United States each winter – and that’s with double-paned insulating windows installed...
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Fine-Tuning a New Crop That Saves Soil, Produces Grain and Forage...

On a splendid May day, Valentin Picasso is visiting tests of a crop called kernza at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station north of Madison....
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A Jigsaw Puzzle of Plant Cells

Plant cells are under tremendous pressure. To prevent themselves from bursting, plants had to come up with something unique: According to scientists from the...
overweight

Overweight Children More Likely to Underestimate Their Size

Estimating your own body size and weight can be difficult. It turns out that this is true not only for adults, but also for...
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One Bad Apple Can Spoil a Robot Swarm

Armies of robots already run the world’s largest distribution warehouses. Thousands of robots work in concert to stock, pick, pack and deliver products with...
inflammation

Newest Data Links Inflammation to Chemo-brain

Inflammation in the blood plays a key role in “chemo-brain,” according to a published pilot study that provides evidence for what scientists have long...
malaria

Largest Genetic Study of Mosquitoes Reveals Spread of Insecticide Resistance Across...

The largest-ever genetic study of mosquitoes reveals the movement of insecticide resistance between different regions of Africa and finds several rapidly evolving insecticide resistance...
Volcanoes

Time Between World-Changing Volcanic Super-Eruptions Less Than Previously Thought

Volcanoes and bolides, such as asteroids, are geohazards powerful enough to be destructive on a global scale. One recent assessment described them as capable of...
galaxies

Duo of Titanic Galaxies Caught in Extreme Starbursting Merger

The two extremely bright and massive galaxies have been caught in the act of merging in the early universe. These so-called hyper-luminous starburst galaxies...
Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Does Not Protect Children Against Asthma and Allergies

Your risk of developing asthma and allergies depends on your genes, environment and lifestyle factors. Several lifestyle risk factors have already been well established...
blood pressure

Skin Found to Play a Role in Controlling Blood Pressure

Nine of ten cases of high blood pressure appear to occur spontaneously, with no known cause Randall JohnsonIn a study published in the open access...
microplastics

Microplastics in the Baltic Have Not Risen for 30 Years

More plastic is being produced globally than ever before, and between 5 and 15 million tonnes of plastic end up in the world’s oceans...
volcanoes

Big, Bad, Martian Volcanoes Unveiled

They are bigger, scarier and last longer.That's the conclusion of a team of scientists, including Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory cosmochemist Bill Cassata, about the...
autism

Pinpointing the Origins of Autism

The origins of autism remain mysterious. What areas of the brain are involved, and when do the first signs appear? New findings published in...
cognitive functioning

More Education Linked to Better Cognitive Functioning Later in Life

Higher levels of education are tied to later ages of peak cognitive functioning, according to new research published today in the journal PLoS One.The...