Richard Lenski: Evolution in a Flask (MWV61)

submitted by: MicrobeWorld
In episode 61 of MicrobeWorld Video, filmed at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting in Vancouver, Canada on February 17th, 2012, Dr. Stan Maloy talks with Richard Lenski Ph.D., Hannah Professor of Microbial Ecology, Michigan State University, about his research into the evolution of bacteria and the new frontier of digital evolution. Lenski's Long Term Evolution Experiment with E. coli has seen over 50,000 new generations since its inception in 1998. This has led...

Science Nation - Bird Courtship

submitted by: nsf

Fembot helps researchers study America's most bizarre bird. "The sage grouse is the most elaborate and extreme bird we have in the United States," says Gail Patricelli, an animal behaviorist at the University of California (UC), Davis. "We're basically trying to understand why we have animals that are as amazing and beautiful as the peacocks."

Tip of the Week: GenomeSpace

submitted by: OpenHelix

A quick introduction to GenomeSpace. More about GenomeSpace and links can be found at http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=12312

Determining the Determined State : The Sizing of Size From Aside

submitted by: hsrikm
Science makes an unequal work of man/nature and man-as-nature/mature. It is postulated that legal/sociological rather than scientific interpetation, in determining the equalities and natural freedoms of individuals, have the greatest capability to steer towards logically valid and coherent world views in a modern setting where determined states of science theory are difficult to contend with for ethical judgement in light of unresolved paradox and a vast darkness in understanding of...

Recent Chinese studies demonstrate the effectiveness of auto-hemotherapy

submitted by: Auto-hemotherapy
Recent Chinese studies demonstrate the effectiveness of auto-hemotherapy. Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2011. http://www.gzhtcm.net/eindex.htm Meridian blood injection therapy for children with bronchial asthma quality of life. Gan Zhangpeng Abstract: Objective To observe the children with asthma meridian Note blood therapy, asthma symptom scores, asthma symptoms, changes of the pediatric asthma quality of life questionnaire, to explore the impact of the...

Justin Gallivan at the 2012 DOE JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting

submitted by: JGI

Justin Gallivan of Emory University on "Reprogramming Bacteria to Seek and Destroy Small Molecules" on March 21, 2012 at the 7th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting in Walnut Creek, Calif.