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Danish Biotech Turns Bacteria into Fermentation Workaholics

The Danish biotech Enduro Genetics has shown it can improve the yield of fermentation by engineering bacteria to become ‘addicted’ to being productive. Fermentation vats full of bacteria or yeast are the workhorses for industries such as the pharmaceutical and chemical industry. They are used to mass-produce products including detergents, drugs and biofuels. The cells […]

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How staying in shape is vital for reproductive success

New research reveals that cells must keep their shape and proportions to successfully reproduce through cell division Credit: Snezhka Oliferenko Cells must keep their shape and proportions to successfully reproduce through cell division, finds new research from the Francis Crick Institute and King’s College London. The research, published in Nature Communications, reveals a fundamental biological […]

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Scientists discover new ‘architecture’ in corn

LSU scientists’ findings may improve biofuel production Credit: Tuo Wang, LSU. New research on the U.S.’s most economically important agricultural plant – corn – has revealed a different internal structure of the plant than previously thought, which can help optimize how corn is converted into ethanol. “Our economy relies on ethanol, so it’s fascinating that […]

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How long do people need to be monitored after fainting?

Study reveals best ways to catch life-threatening conditions Credit: The Ottawa Hospital For the first time, physicians in the Emergency Department (ED) have evidence-based recommendations on how best to catch the life-threatening conditions that make some people faint. New research published in Circulation suggests that low-risk patients can be safely sent home by a physician […]

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Signs of memory problems could be symptoms of hearing loss instead

Older adults concerned about displaying early symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease should also consider a hearing check-up, suggest recent findings. Credit: Baycrest Older adults concerned about displaying early symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease should also consider a hearing check-up, suggest recent findings. What might appear to be signs of memory loss could actually point to hearing issues, […]

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New study reveals local drivers of amplified Arctic warming

Credit: UNIST The Artic experienced an extreme heat wave during the February 2018. The temperature at the North Pole has soared to the melting point of ice, which is about 30-35 degrees (17-19 Celsius) above normal. There have also been recent studies, indicating the mass of Arctic glaciers has declined significantly since the 1980’s by […]

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