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Mining Red Sea bacteria for industrial potential
4-October-2018

Genome sequencing of two Red Sea bacteria highlights their potential as industrial workhorses.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Technology
 
Malaysian medicinal herb has anti-diabetic properties
2-October-2018

Chemical analysis of the plant Cosmos caudatus Kunth reveals that it contains substances that can lower blood sugar naturally.

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Contact: Pertanika Journals Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) Category: Science
 
Couples showing off: Songbirds are more passionate in front of an audience
3-October-2018

Both sexes of a songbird called the blue-capped cordon-bleu intensify courtship performances that involve singing and dancing in the presence of an audience, especially if it is a member of the opposite sex, an international team of researchers has discovered. [Joint press release by Hokkaido University and Max Planck Institute for Ornithology.]

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
Reining in computational complexity
2-October-2018

A more efficient approach to modeling spatial data involving thousands of variables keeps computation time in check.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
 
Evolution: Genetics doesn’t matter much in forming society
3-October-2018

Genetics isn’t as important as once thought for the evolution of altruistic social behavior in some organisms, a new insight into a decade-long debate.

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Culture
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