Active Nematics

submitted by: icamvid

Active Nematics by Dr. Julia Yeomans, University of Oxford

The Metaphase Spindle as an Active Liquid Crystal

submitted by: icamvid

The Metaphase Spindle as an Active Liquid Crystal by Dr. Daniel J. Needleman, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Q-tensor Theory: Introduction

submitted by: icamvid

Q-tensor Theory: Introduction by Dr. Nigel Mottram, University of Strathclyde

An Introduction to Liquid Crystals

submitted by: icamvid

An Introduction to Liquid Crystals by Dr. John Goodby and Dr. Stephen Cowling, University of York

Safety of Conventional and Biotech Food: How Safe is Safe?

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation of the special seminar on Safety of Conventional and Biotech Food: How Safe is Safe? by Dr. Antonio C. Laurena
Research Professor, Crop Science Cluster-Institute of Plant Breeding, University of the Philippines Los Banos on June 20, 2013.

Diet, microbiota, and microbial metabolites in colon cancer risk in rural Africans and African Americans

submitted by: sjokeefe
Background: Epidemiologic studies have suggested that most cases of sporadic colon cancer can be attributed to diet. The recognition that colonic microbiota have a major influence on colonic health suggests that they might mediate colonic carcinogenesis. Objective: To examine the hypothesis that the influence of diet on colon cancer risk is mediated by the microbiota through their metabolites, we measured differences in colonic microbes and their metabolites in African Americans with a...
Authors: Junhai Ou, Franck Carbonero, Erwin G Zoetendal, James P DeLany, Mei Wang, Keith Newton, H Rex Gaskins, Stephen JD O’Keefe