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Bioclipse:”Open Source” Tutorial: Free software for molecular scientists, 3D chemical modeling

Bioclipse: Free software for molecular scientists. Bioclipse is open source software that integrates separate programs into a single interface that lets you: edit two dimensional structures manipulate three dimensional models and predict molecular behavior Initially, the workbench is empty. After installing “sample data”, the “left navigator panel” will have files. Bioclipse can edit two dimensional […]

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Is It Easier to Recognize People Who Look Like You?

Faces are possibly the most important visual stimuli that we perceive. The moment you see a person’s face, you can infer their race, age, mood, identity, and possibly their gender expression (always ask). Unless, of course, you have prosopagnosia, aka ‘face blindness’ — where you can’t tell familiar or unfamiliar faces apart. Prosopagnosia is important […]

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Could Increasing the Melanin In Your Skin Protect You From Cancer?

More people are diagnosed with skin cancer in the US than any other cancer combined. In fact, melanoma–a highly dangerous type of skin cancer–is estimated to claim one life every hour. So what if you could lower your risk of skin cancer….by changing the color of your skin? Ok, this is a big subject, so […]

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The New CRISPR Tool That Could ‘Delete’ Disease From Our DNA

You’ve probably heard of CRISPR technologies and their much-discussed ability to edit our DNA. For the most part, these stories probably refer to CRISPR-Cas9. But a new system, CRISPR-Cas3, has just been used in human cells for the very first time…and offers a whole new set of tools that could have huge implications for curing […]

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Life Processes at the Cellular Level | NCEA Level 2 Biology | StudyTime NZ

– Kia ora guys, (gentle electronic music) welcome to StudyTime’s Level Two Strategy Video for life processes at the cellular level. I’m McKenzie. – And I’m Hattie. So a lot of students find the Standard really tricky, because there’s just a lot of content in it, and a lot of questions will mush together a […]

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How Are Your Telomeres? They Could Be the Key to How Fast You’re Aging

Getting more sleep doesn’t just help you wake up refreshed in the morning. It can also literally keep you young. New studies show that those who are under stress and don’t get enough shuteye could age up to six times faster than they would otherwise, giving a whole new meaning to the term beauty rest. […]

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