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Tweaking the transcriptome to tackle stress
16-April-2017

Dinoflagellates cope with stress by editing their genes rather than changing expression, show researchers at KAUST.

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Contact: Carolyn Unck Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
A new mineral from the oldest solar system solids in meteorites
13-April-2017

Researchers have identified a new mineral in the oldest solar system solids from primitive meteorites. They've named it "rubinite" after Dr. Alan E. Rubin, a pioneering cosmochemist at University of California, Los Angeles. Rubinite was officially approved in March 2017 by the International Mineralogical Association.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
Glowing report on plant hormone function
13-April-2017

A biological sensor can identify and quantify the activity of a little-known class of plant hormones, strigolactones.

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Contact: Michelle D'Antoni Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
VLA, ALMA TEAM UP TO GIVE FIRST LOOK AT BIRTHPLACES OF MOST CURRENT STARS
12-April-2017

Astronomers have gotten their first look at exactly where most of today’s stars were born. To do so, they used the National Science Foundation’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) and the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) to look at distant galaxies seen as they were some 10 billion years ago.

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Contact: Motoko Kakubayashi Institution: Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU)
 
Low-fat dairy linked to lower tendency towards depression
12-April-2017

People who consume low-fat milk and yoghurt, rather than whole-fat dairy products, are less likely to have depression, according to researchers in Japan and China.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
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