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In Georgia, there is scientific evidence that bullying doesn’t just give you a tummy ache, but it literally changes your gut. And not just...

Genetics and breeding help gassy cows be more eco-friendly

In Scotland, SRUC scientists completed a study that finds ways to breed cows that are less gassy and thus produce less of the terrible...

New genetic test detects manatees’ recent presence in fresh or saltwater

In Virginia, U.S. Geological Survey scientists developed the first laboratory test that can pick up traces of manatees’ genetic material in the waterways where...

New Genetics Test to Help Save Veterans Lives

In Arizona, Advanced Genomic Solutions has created a potentially lifesaving genetic test for veterans being served at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans...

Newly discovered microbe is a methane-producing menace

In Ohio, a study of Lake Erie by researchers at Ohio State University suggest underestimation of methane-producing microbes and the amount of methane being...

Masterful Microbes Munch on Ocean Plastic

In Spain, researchers think we can thank microbes in the ocean for the lower amounts of plastic in the ocean than expected based on...

Veritas Genetics Gets $30 Million to Expand

In Massachusetts, Lilly Asia Ventures, Trustbridge Partners, and Jiangsu Simcere Pharmaceutical gave Veritas Genetics $30 million in Series B funding. Veritas Genetics focuses on...

Oh smell that smell – dead skin cells responsible for office stench

In Hong Kong, Lynyrd Skynyrd fans are loving the latest research to come from Hong Kong Baptist University that says human skin flakes are...

Genetic Analysis Indicates Why Breast Cancer Stem Cells Survive Chemotherapy

In Maryland, scientists have long known that breast cancer stem cells can survive chemotherapy, which is not good as those cells are usually in...

Microbes get memory and…ahem…gas in latest engineering project

In Texas, researchers at Rice University successfully engineered microbes to have genetic memories of their environment and events and to give off response signals...

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