Scientists at UC San Francisco have found a more precise way to turn off genes a finding that will speed research discoveries and biotech advances and may eventually prove useful in reprogramming cells to regenerate ... - Read More
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Fizzy ocean water and the alkaline fluid that bubbles up from deep ocean vents are coursing through a structure at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena Calif that is reminiscent of the pillared Emerald City ... - Read More
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