Startup Founder’s Quest for Cure Leads to AI Genomics Hackathon at Google
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Onno Faber was a member of Silicon Valley’s happy breed of tech startup founders when he was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition that can come with dire health damage, but few treatments. Faber responded with entrepreneurial zeal, exploring whether ...
Lake sheriff bringing back drug-education program to classrooms
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A law officer practicing a drug-education awareness course for elementary students tried to get a group of deputies excited. “What time is it?” Martin County deputy sheriff Andrea Olson asked the group. The muffled response prompted her to goad them: “Louder, louder!” This time the deputies — portraying...
Apartments head in smoke-free direction
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One of the last bastions for smokers — their apartments — might be slowly edging the way of restaurants, airlines and even rental cars. During the past two years, the state and the Florida Apartment Association began certifying apartment complexes for restricting smoking. More than 1,131 Florida...
Cold solace
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Science tells us that the fallen tree makes a sound. It doesn’t matter if we’re there. It doesn’t. The branches’ sudden arcuate course through whistled air, the sharp crack of limb against limb, the sickly pop of rotted roots and then the final sodden thud trunk on duff-strewn ground all loose air pressure wave upon propagating […]
Wild Eyes at La Contenta
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[I read this this weekend at Desert Stories X.] At 8:15 pm on May 18, 2016, the sky was darkening over Joshua Tree. I was driving across La Contenta Road heading eastbound on Route 62, doing about five under the limit. And then I died. At least I think it was me. I do lose […]
Introducing “Richard Nikoley’s Ketotard Chronicles”
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Share 32 Retweet 2 Pin it Google +1 1 OK, here we go and here we roll. You know, I got wise to the utter bullshit the very minute I saw the video of Jimmy Moore giving a speech down in Australia years ago, 2011 or 12, I think, where he likened protein to “chocolate...
8 new challenges between us and beating cancer
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We launch phase 2 of our Grand Challenge with 8 of the biggest questions in cancer research.
What’s Happening on Saturday at Plant Biology 2017
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Thank you for attending Plant Biology 2017! Please check out our social media policy and hashtag #plantbio17 if you are using Twitter. To help you get the most out of this meeting, we’ve compiled a daily guide to activities, with links to the major ...
Changing Trends in Life Sciences
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Trends in Medical Practice have changed during last thirty decades. When I recall my childhood memories, the first thing that doctors including Abu used to ask is about diet and physical activity including recreational activities, above all they used to ...
Incorporating false discovery rates into genetic association in autism
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This guest post was contributed by Joseph Buxbaum, Mark Daly, Silvia De Rubeis, Bernie Devlin, Kathryn Roeder, and Kaitlin Samocha from the Autism Sequencing Consortium (see affiliations and details at the end of the post). Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a highly heritable condition characterized by deficits in social communication, and by the presence of repetitive behaviors […]
Is it time to rethink how we search for alien life?
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science-fiction stories are bursting with all kinds of alien encounters. But in reality, we’ve yet to achieve contact — though not for lack of trying. Plenty of scientists are looking for signs of extraterrestrial life — intelligent or not ...
News digest – 8 new grand cancer challenges, blood tests, personalising immunotherapy and… ‘go natural’?
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8 new Grand Challenges in cancer research launched, blood tests for prostate cancer, making immunotherapy more personal and… ‘go natural’? Here’s our weekly news digest.
K-State camp focuses on animal science industry
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A K-State science camp immersed high school students in agricultural industry activities on campus this week. The K-State’s Animal Science Leadership Academy, which is in its ninth year, features interactive workshops, tours and faculty mentor time with ...
BIOLOGY BEHIND SHOOTING
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If you are going to buy shit you don’t need with money you don’t have from Amazon, stick it to them by making the purchase through the TBP link and reducing their profits by 6%. If you feel you have received some value from this site, donations will be ...
As Farm Economy Struggles– Grain Industry Wants to Double Ethanol Exports
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Gregory Meyer reported today at The Financial Times Online that, “The US grain industry aims to double exports of ethanol, volumes that could boost demand for corn and aid a struggling farm economy. “The US Grains Council, a non-profit export group, is preparing plans to promote American-made fuel ethanol in countries including Mexico, Japan and […]
GATE questions on Food Technology
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1. Bread staling is caused by (GATE, 2016) a) carmelisation b) Aggregation c) Retrogradation d) Gelaninisation 2. The oil, which experiences flavour reversion even at the lower peroxide... Visit "Biology Exams 4 U " http://www.biologyexams4u.com/
Region of Peel Prioritizes Water, LID in New Corporate Sustainability Strategy
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The Region of Peel’s Regional Council adopted a new Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy this week that sets objectives for increased water efficiency and stormwater management at all its facilities, as well as low impact development (LID). “We are already achieving many positive outcomes for the community by operating responsibly and with corporate social responsibility in […]The post Region of Peel Prioritizes Water, LID in New Corporate Sustainability Strategy appeared f
Book Excerpt 1 from  Y.O.U. and The Ultimate Life Tool®: By Dr. Zannah Hackett
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Learning how to see each other will ultimately allow individuals to eliminate misconceptions they may have about themselves and misconceptions they may have about others, so that they can literally approach each relationship in every area of life with understanding, non-judgment, and complete acceptance. That’s a pretty powerful statement, isn’t it? What the Knowledge of Y.O.U®
Perfect by Design
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Have you ever felt that there were times when you felt so out of sorts being in your body? That no one understands you? If they only lived in my body, then they would know how I really feel.About 4 years ago I came across a body of knowledge that changed my life forever. It is called “The Knowledge of Y.O.U.”(your own understanding). You take a test and from that test, you get an owner’s manual as to how you operate. From this assessment, one can see if their car is purring or running rough
A sloth eating carrots
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One reason I’ve decided to begin posting again at Animal Intelligence is that I’ve discovered a reliable source for new videos about animal behavior. Video-aggregator Wimp.com (one of my favorite sites) regularly features clips of animals doing amazing things. And doing normal things, just like this: Yes, it’s just a sloth eating carrots. There’s nothing […]
Autism, ADHD and Sensory Processing Disorder Summit
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I’m very excited to share that I’ll be speaking Monday, June 19th at the Autism, ADHD, and Sensory Processing Disorder Summit! ⇒ You can get your free ticket here http://adbn.co/childwillthrive My good friend, Tara Hunkin, founder of My Child Will Thrive, has brought together 25+ of the top doctors, researchers, nutritionists, and therapists for this … Continue reading Autism, ADHD and Sensory Processing Disorder
Wastewater Energy and Stormwater Projects Get Boost From New FCM Grants
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Whether rural, urban or remote, municipalities across Canada can now apply for grants of up to one million dollars for capital projects that will help them adapt to climate change impacts, such as flooding, extreme temperatures and drought, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Municipalities have influence over roughly half of Canada’s GHG emissions and they […]The post Wastewater Energy and Stormwater Projects Get Boost From New FCM Grants appeared first on Water Canada.
A love for animals: Voyageurs graduate plans for career in animal science - Bemidji Pioneer
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Bemidji PioneerA love for animals: Voyageurs graduate plans for career in animal scienceBemidji PioneerRisberg also credits Temple Grandin, a high-profile proponent of humane livestock slaughter and an outspoken advocate for autistic people who made a name for herself in the 80s and 90s, for her own interest in animal science. “Being a woman with autism
Celebration will pay tribute to innovative partnership - Herald-Whig
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Herald-WhigCelebration will pay tribute to innovative partnershipHerald-WhigThe University of Illinois conducts agronomic and animal science research at the facility, and JWCC provides instruction and training for agricultural certificates and degrees at the same location. "Thousands of farms, agribusinesses and students ...
Capturing the Criteria & “Zooming In”
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Originally posted on Ripples & Reflections: ? Shortlink to this resource: is.gd/mypassess After some parent-teacher conferences recently, I was asked to show all of the MYP assessment criteria together and realised I couldn’t find something that met our needs for a single-reference, quick overview of the MYP assessment objectives and criteria. Here is an attempt to…
Hans Rosling (1948-2017)
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“Fame is easy to acquire, impact is much more difficult.” Hans Rosling, 1948-2017 (Guardian, 2003) Hans Rosling, public health guru, statistics wizard, creator of Gapminder and presenter of the best TED Talks of all time (playlist), has sadly died, way too young. Any long-term user of i-Biology.net will know what a fanboy I am, and there are […]
GoogleEarth Engine Timelapse: Quick Lesson Plan
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Here’s a quick lesson plan idea for tuning into inquiry using Google Earth Engine Timelapse*. It can provide a timelapse of change from 1984-present, based on satellite and aerial photos.  Context Ideal for: Individuals & Societies, Sciences, Interdisciplinary Unit Global Context(s): Fairness & Development or Globalization & Sustainability Key Concept(s): Change, Development, Interactions, Time-Place-Space Related […]
High school students learn to lead the animal science industry
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MANHATTAN – Twenty students from five states gathered on the Kansas State University campus June 14-17 to gain livestock industry knowledge and develop leadership skills as part of the ninth annual K-State Animal Sciences Leadership Academy. Hosted by ...
Are New Zealand sheep genetics the way forward?
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With New Zealand (NZ) sheep genetics in the flock, it might be possible to reduce the labour requirement around lambing. That is according to Teagasc Post Doctoral Researcher, Fiona McGovern, who is carrying out a study on the Ireland New Zealand across ...
Before you say
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WOW – CONGRATULATIONS! This is one of the most exciting times in life! You have finally committed to spending the rest of your life with your special partner. Doesn’t it feel great to have someone love, admire and trust you so much that they want to spend every day with you? Actually, there is no better feeling in the world, than the true feeling of being loved by the person you love most in this world. This is an amazing time.But, with the passion and excitement in the beginning, “love ca
Bloggers-Wikians meeting during ESHG 2011
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For all those “dna-wiki-blogs” savvy folks, who will be apparently visiting European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG) annual meeting from this saturday in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and get to the opening welcome reception at Amsterdam RAI on Saturday, 28th, 20 p.m., this DNA-shadowy man (bellow) on the one of the table should guide to the […]
Scientific tourism on the road
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Last week I had an opportunity to visit two important events related to my professional interests. One was held in Bristol (UK) – Cancer Genetics Meeting, where I presented a poster on recently developed new method for Lynch syndrome and MSI screening. The second one was in Berlin (DE) – 2nd Congress of European society […]
My Genome (scan), My Life
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Today is a good day. I can not imagine a better day than personal birthday (and forthcoming DNA Day) to share my personal genome scan information, which you can find in the cloudy GitHub HERE* [GenomeScan_RJv2]. This is quite low density profile generated through 23andMe v.2 genotyping on Illumina Hap550+ array while a year ago. […]
Positive book for all with positive results
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An amazing book written by BRCA2 positive cancer survivor and clinical geneticist: “Positive Results: Making the Best Decisions When You’re at High Risk for Breast or Ovarian Cancer”,which is now in my hands and hungry eyes. This is very informative and up-to-date single reference for all (women and men) who are at increased genetic risk […]
Founder BRCA1/2 mutations in the Europe: The Netherlands (Holland)
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Several founder mutations in BRCA1/2 have been identified in Holland [94], where significant regional and cultural differences exist. The BRCA1 c.2685_2686delAA (BIC: 2804delAA) founder mutation probably originated approximately 32 generations (∼200 years) ago, was also reported few times in Belgium and accounted for 24% of all BRCA1/2 mutations [92]. BRCA1 c.2193del5 (BIC: 2312del5), and c.1292dupT (BIC: […]
Founder BRCA1/2 mutations in the Europe: The Netherlands (Holland)
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Several founder mutations in BRCA1/2 have been identified in Holland [94], where significant regional and cultural differences exist. The BRCA1 c.2685_2686delAA (BIC: 2804delAA) founder mutation probably originated approximately 32 generations (∼200 years) ago, was also reported few times in Belgium and accounted for 24% of all BRCA1/2 mutations [92]. BRCA1 c.2193del5 (BIC: 2312del5), and c.1292dupT (BIC: […]
Magnesium Hydroxide Suspension
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The FloMag H magnesium hydroxide aqueous suspension is designed to have excellent flow and storage properties
Magnesium-Based Adsorbent
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Designed for potable water treatment and certified to NSF Standard 60, the FloMag G-PWT is a patented, granular magnesium-based adsorbent