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ANCIENT DNA REVEALS CLUES ABOUT HOW TUBERCULOSIS SHAPED THE HUMAN IMMUNE SYSTEM

A new study employing ancient human DNA reveals how tuberculosis has affected European populations over the past 2,000 years, specifically...

ADVANCED DOMESTICATION: HARNESSING THE PRECISION OF GENE EDITING IN CROP BREEDING

Summary Human population growth has increased the demand for food crops, animal feed, biofuel and biomaterials, all the while climate...

 
 
 
Thirteen more virus deaths in Wales but infection rate keeps falling

THIRTEEN MORE VIRUS DEATHS IN WALES BUT INFECTION RATE KEEPS FALLING

Half of the local authorities in Wales now have seven-day infection rates below 50 per 100,000 population

EPIGENETIC VARIATION IN ANIMAL POPULATIONS: SOURCES, EXTENT, PHENOTYPIC IMPLICATIONS, AND ECOLOGICAL AND EVOLUTIONARY RELEVANCE

Abstract Laboratory experiments and fieldwork with asexually reproducing invertebrates and vertebrates clearly revealed that animal...

 
 
 
Meaningful Manta Connections at Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru

MEANINGFUL MANTA CONNECTIONS AT FOUR SEASONS RESORT MALDIVES AT LANDAA GIRAAVARU

Since 2005, the Maldives reef manta ray population in Baa Atoll has been continuously studied by the Maldivian Manta Ray Project -...

MICROBIAL BIOTECHNOLOGICAL APPROACHES: RENEWABLE BIOPROCESSING FOR THE FUTURE ENERGY SYSTEMS

The accelerating energy demands of the increasing global population and industrialization has become a matter of great concern all...

 
 
 

UFGI PUBLICATION ROUND-UP: WEEK 3/1/21

Genome assembly and population genomic analysis provide insights into the evolution of modern sweet corn. Hu Y, Colantonio V, Müller...

Dozens of Mushroom Characters Populate a Family Tree in Whimsically Painted Photographs by Jana Paleckova

DOZENS OF MUSHROOM CHARACTERS POPULATE A FAMILY TREE IN WHIMSICALLY PAINTED PHOTOGRAPHS BY JANA PALECKOVA

All images © Jana Paleckova, shared with permission An affinity for fleshy spores runs in the long line of ancestors laid out in a...

 
 
 

RESEARCHERS REPORT NEW APPROACH TO CULTURED MEAT

Humans are largely omnivores, and meat has featured in the diets of most cultures. However, with the increasing population and pressure...

Food crisis, demand spur Meals on Wheels' growth in Grandville

FOOD CRISIS, DEMAND SPUR MEALS ON WHEELS' GROWTH IN GRANDVILLE

GRANDVILLE, Mich. - Meals on Wheels Western Michigan is expanding in Grandville to keep up with rising demand and a growing older population. The...

 
 
 

BARCODER: A TOOL TO GENERATE UNIQUE, ORTHOGONAL GENETIC TAGS FOR QPCR DETECTION

Abstract Background Tracking dispersal of microbial populations in the environment requires specific detection methods that discriminate...

UNCOVERING CANDIDATE GENES INVOLVED IN PHOTOSYNTHETIC CAPACITY USING UNEXPLORED GENETIC VARIATION IN SPRING WHEAT

Summary To feed an ever‐increasing population we must leverage advances in genomics and phenotyping to harness the variation in wheat...

 
 
 

EFFECTIVENESS OF POROUS SILICON NANOPARTICLE TREATMENT AT INHIBITING THE MIGRATION OF A HETEROGENEOUS GLIOMA CELL POPULATION

Approximately 80% of brain tumours are gliomas. Despite treatment, patient mortality remains high due to local metastasis and relapse....

Here's Why People Should Wise Up And Buy The Stunning 2021 VW Arteon Instead Of Another SUV

HERE'S WHY PEOPLE SHOULD WISE UP AND BUY THE STUNNING 2021 VW ARTEON INSTEAD OF ANOTHER SUV

The 2021 Volkswagen Arteon feels like one of those car-designers sketches made real, and in a world now mostly populated by tall, clunky-looking...

 
 
 

EAT SAFELY WITH FOOD SAFETY ELISA KITS

Food products are one of the most traded commodities worldwide. With each passing year, the global food supply chain will continue...

MEDALT: SINGLE-CELL COPY NUMBER LINEAGE TRACING ENABLING GENE DISCOVERY

We present a Minimal Event Distance Aneuploidy Lineage Tree algorithm that infers the evolution history of a cell population based...

 
 
 

THIS GIANT 1950S TOWN REPLICA IN CALIFORNIA IS A NEW KIND OF TREATMENT CENTER FOR PEOPLE WITH ALZHEIMER'S

Glenner Town Square looks like a 1950s town, but it's actually a treatment center in Chula Vista, California for people with Alzheimer's...

Los Angeles has created a colorful prefab tiny home village for the city's unhoused population - see inside

LOS ANGELES HAS CREATED A COLORFUL PREFAB TINY HOME VILLAGE FOR THE CITY'S UNHOUSED POPULATION - SEE INSIDE

Summary List Placement A once "forgotten" corner in North Hollywood, California, has been given a colorful makeover to house Los Angeles'...

 
 
 
Rows, formerly dashdash, raises $16M to build and populate web apps using only spreadsheet skills

ROWS, FORMERLY DASHDASH, RAISES $16M TO BUILD AND POPULATE WEB APPS USING ONLY SPREADSHEET SKILLS

Spreadsheet software - led by products like Microsoft's Excel, Google's Sheets and Apple's Numbers - continues to be one of the most-used...