The excising of large segments of base pairs can give cyanobacteria cells the ability to fix nitrogen. Understanding how these genetic mechanisms work may help scientists develop techniques for editing out defective genes that cause disease.
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Scientists can use cell cultures from the tissues of swine nasal passages, tracheas and lungs to study influenza viruses that infect swine and humans. The outcomes are closer to what's happening inside the animal.
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A national address database with geographical coordinates, known as address point data, can help emergency managers warn and evacuate residents during a wildfire.
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South Dakota State University researchers will develop innovative techniques to repair and construct bridges and roadways through a new U.S. Department of Transportation-funded research center.
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Electrical stimulation helps heal chronic wounds, such as diabetic ulcers and bedsores--and now researchers have a new tool that predicts HOW that cellular migration and alignment happens. It will help standardize and optimize treatment.
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The vitamin D metabolite calcitriol and its analog calcipotriol can block one of the mechanisms through which cancer cells gain resistance to chemotherapy drugs—and can selectively kill those drug-resistant cells.
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An interest in managing energy distribution plus the skills Prateek Munankarmi learned in graduate school led to an NREL internship--and now a full-time job.
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Poetry helped Christine Stewart deal with her sister’s death—and started a career that has led to her becoming South Dakota Poet Laureate.
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To address the shortage of health-care professionals in rural and underserved areas, nurse-researchers are helping rural clinics more fully utilize registered nurses in primary care and have expanded the South Dakota State University nursing...
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Fungicides can help prevent the lodging and yield loss that stem canker causes, but timing is crucial. A new disease-forecasting model that predicts stem canker risk can help.
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Soybean diseases caused by various species of Diaporthe pathogens are on the rise and scientists are identifying the pathogens behind this increase.
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An increased number of bat sightings in the fall coincide with young bat being encouraged to leave the nest and fend for themselves.
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