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Two new spending bills from US House appropriators propose to allocate more money than the Trump administration toward multiple research and development programs.
Two new spending bills from US House appropriators propose to allocate more

US House Introduces Alternative Spending Bills for 2018

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This tree is aging better than the rest of us.
This tree is aging better than the rest of us

234-Year-Old Tree Has Impressively Stable Genome

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The sex of Australian central bearded dragons (Pogona vitticeps) is normally determined by chromosomes, but at high incubation temperatures, both ZZ and ZW individuals are born as females.
The sex of Australian central bearded dragons Pogona vitticeps is normally determined

Sex Reversal Mystery Explained?

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Detecting Bioterrorism Threats

Hear how the Interfibio Research Group in Spain, funded by the European Commission, are developing an early detection system for multiple bioterrorism threats that works in minutes.

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Until a little more than a decade ago, doctors had few options to treat newborns whose brains were deprived of oxygen or blood at birth.
Until a little more than a decade ago doctors had few options

The Search for Methods to Monitor Brain Cooling

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News from Science: “[C]hronic intestinal infections could ultimately cause Parkinson’s [disease].”
News from Science Chronic intestinal infections could ultimately cause Parkinsons disease

The rogue protein behind Parkinson’s disease may also protect your gut

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The authors stand by their original conclusions.
The authors stand by their original conclusions

Evidence for Human Lifespan Limit Contested

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Bioluminescent cells in the animals showed where tumors were spreading and when cancer recurrence was imminent.
Bioluminescent cells in the animals showed where tumors were spreading and when

Transgenic Mouse Illuminates Melanoma Metastasis

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This month, the EPA approved the first plant-incorporated protectant of its kind based on RNA interference technology.
This month the EPA approved the first plantincorporated protectant of its kind

First RNAi Insecticide Approved | The Scientist Magazine®

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If you try to pet it, this little gecko will likely bark at you. [ Bit.ly Link ]
If you try to pet it this little gecko will likely bark at you
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Plastics enter the environment from many sources, such as accidental losses during waste collection and from landfills, general littering, runoffs, and losses from waste processing.
Plastics enter the environment from many sources such as accidental losses during
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These thick-tailed geckos can grow up to 10 centimeters long and are capable of regenerating their chunky tails.
These thicktailed geckos can grow up to 10 centimeters long and are

Image of the Day: Dog, Squirrel, or Gecko?

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Since human cells also express SIRP-alpha, sequencing this gene to identify donors with matching molecules could help reduce rejection rates.
Since human cells also express SIRPalpha sequencing this gene to identify donors

Molecular Trigger for Organ Rejection in Mice Identified

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Via @Reuters: “No relation to jellyfish, they resemble bumpy, opaque pickles in the water, typically a few centimeters or inches long . . .”
Via Reuters No relation to jellyfish they resemble bumpy opaque pickles in

Jellied sea creatures confound scientists, fishermen on U.S. Pacific Coast

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By spreading a poison and hoarding the remedy, wtf4 is an aptly named gene.
By spreading a poison and hoarding the remedy wtf4 is an aptly named gene

Selfish Yeast Genes Encode Both Toxin and Antidote

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Via C&EN: “[The Toxic Substances Control Act] appears to be on track, but some members of Congress and environmental groups are raising concerns about conflicts of interest within EPA’s office that oversees TSCA.”

EPA on track to finalize TSCA rules | June 26, 2017 Issue - Vol. 95 Issue 26 | Chemical & Engineering News

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Starting in the early 1960s, researchers began documenting dead seabirds with stomachs full of plastic.
Starting in the early 1960s researchers began documenting dead seabirds with stomachs

Plastic Pollutants Pervade Water and Land

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Via AP: “Authorities in Columbia are asking residents this year to forgo shooting off fireworks for the sake of a family of bald eagles.”
Via AP Authorities in Columbia are asking residents this year to forgo

Fourth of July fireworks discouraged for sake of bald eagles

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International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium researchers knocked out genes from mice, one-by-one.
International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium researchers knocked out genes from mi

Analysis of Mouse Genes Reveals Novel Disease Models

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