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Proceedings of International Symposium

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These official proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Advances in Molecular Biology of Plants and Health Sciences has been published by the Journal Advancements in Life Sciences and Copyrighted under creative common license 4.0. Copyrights are reserved to the Journal. 2nd International Symposium held during 21 – 23 November 2017 at Centre of Excellence in Molecular Biology (CEMB), …

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Seven Days in Life

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13 – 19 November 2017   Passenger pigeon genome shows effects of natural selection New analysis of DNA recovered from museum specimens explains surprisingly low genetic diversity of the passenger pigeon population. Find source     How the immune system identifies invading bacteria Never-before-seen images of mouse immune system proteins and bacterial bits reveal an inspection strategy that …

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06 – 12 November 2017   World’s first ‘negative findings’ science prize ECNP’s Preclinical Data Forum has announced the world’s first prize of €10,000 for publishing ‘negative’ scientific results. Find source A boy with a rare disease gets new skin, thanks to gene-corrected stem cells A 7-year-old who lost most of his skin to a rare genetic …

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Advancements in Life Sciences' Seven Days in Life (30 October - 05 November 2017)

30 October – 05 November 2017   Four-in-one flu shot for lifelong protection against the flu Scientists have found that a vaccine combining centralized ancestral genes from four major influenza strains could be a path toward a universal flu shot. Find source     Scientists identify mechanism that helps us inhibit unwanted thoughts Scientists have identified a …

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23 – 29 October 2017   Iranian scholar sentenced to death Ahmadreza Djalali, a researcher in disaster medicine at Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, convicted of espionage and sentenced in Iran. Find source     US March for Science group faces growing pains A group of volunteers claims that the organization that spearheaded global protests in April …

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16 – 22 October 2017   Pakistan set to plant GM cotton on 8 million acres The Punjab University has signed a MoU to provide newly developed ‘disease-resistant’ cotton seed to farmers across the country through seven multinational companies. Find source   Germany’s insects are disappearing In just 3 decades, insect populations in German nature reserves …

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09 – 15 October 2017   Deadly plague epidemic rages in Madagascar An epidemic of the deadliest form of plague, pneumonic, has hit major cities and towns in Madagascar. Till now 343 people had been infected and 42 died, and numbers are rising rapidly. Find source     German researchers resign from Elsevier journals in push …

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02 – 08 October 2017   The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017 was awarded jointly to three scientists "for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm". Find source   Uganda removes key hurdle to GM crops Biotech researchers are celebrating the long-awaited passage of …

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25 September – 01 October 2017   Time capsule buried to preserve science for the ages On an Arctic island, researchers have buried a stainless-steel tube stuffed with artefacts that they say sum up science and technology in 2017.  Find source   Disease resistance successfully spread from modified to wild mosquitoes These GM mosquitoes preferred to mate …

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18 – 24 September 2017   Jellyfish caught snoozing give clues to origin of sleep New research suggests that Cassiopea jellyfish eschew the night life, tucking into bed and going to sleep when the sun goes down. Find source   CRISPR used to peer into human embryos' first days Gene-edited embryos enable researchers to unpick role …

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