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Researchers Create the First Model of the DNA 'Replication Fork'

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Human cells make new copies of their DNA billions of times each day, a crucial process upon which life itself depends. However, scientists do not fully understand how cells unzip the double-stranded DNA molecule before replicating both halves of it. New work at Rockefeller may help change that.

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DHS Extends Deadline for $20M Funding Opportunity to Support Border, Trade and Immigration Homeland Security Research and Education

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), through its Office of University Programs (OUP), is actively seeking an institution to lead a new DHS University Center of Excellence (COE) for Borders, Trade and Immigration Research. In addition, DHS S&T is searching for potential partners to work with the lead institution in support of the Center’s activities. These two related funding opportunities, posted at www.grants.gov, are open to receive proposals from accredited U.S. colleges and universities: S&T’s OUP has extended the deadline for submitting proposals, to October 1, 2014.

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GE Partners with Indiana University's Kelley School of Business for Early Career IT Leadership Program

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Indiana University's Kelley School of Business announced today that it is providing customized graduate-level educational programs for information technology professionals as part of General Electric's (NYSE: GE) Information Technology Leadership Program.

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Dream Come True? Creating Organic Zeolites

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In a landmark paper -- "Designed Synthesis of Large-Pore Crystalline Polyimide Covalent Organic Frameworks” -- published in the July 23 edition of the international scientific journal Nature Communications, University of Delaware researcher Yushan Yan describes a new approach to creating organic zeolites.

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Background TV Can Be Bad for Kids

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Leaving the television on can be detrimental to children's learning and development, according to a new study from the University of Iowa. Researchers found that background television can divert a child’s attention from play and learning. Results appear in the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.

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Rising Temperatures Can Be Hard on a Dog's Life

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Kansas State University veterinarian says to know the signs of heat exhaustion to make sure your pet isn't overdoing it this summer.

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Spark Holland B.V. announces the publication of US patent no. US 8586382 B2

Spark Holland B.V. is pleased to announce the publication of US patent no. US 8586382 B2.

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