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Pigeons Can Discriminate Abstract Concepts of Space and Time, Study Shows0

👤biogeny 🕔07-Dec-2017

Pigeons can discriminate the abstract concepts of space and time — and seem to use a different region of the brain than humans and primates to do so, according to new research published in the journal Current Biology. The finding adds to growing...

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Computerized biology, or how to control a population of cells with a computer0

👤biogeny 🕔07-Dec-2017

Researchers explain computer control of cellular processes. Hybrid experimental platforms combining microscopes and software are enabling researchers to interface living cells with control algorithms in real time. The research illustrates that these solutions make it possible to create new and...

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UMD's Dr. Rita Colwell Awarded 2017 International Prize for Biology0

👤biogeny 🕔07-Dec-2017

The 33rd International Prize for Biology has been awarded to Rita Colwell, Ph.D., Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland. She was cited for her outstanding contributions to marine microbiology, bioinformatics, and the understanding and prevention of cholera.

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Biochemist Peter Walter Receives 2018 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences0

👤biogeny 🕔07-Dec-2017

Peter Walter, PhD, professor of biochemistry and biophysics at UC San Francisco, has been named winner of a 2018 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, for his research on a biological mechanism that normally protects cells, but can cause disease if not...

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