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Stephanie E. Hampton, Division Director and George W. Gilchrist, Acting Deputy Division Director, at the National Science Foundation’s Division of Environmental Biology, convey that now is a time of unprecedented opportunity for ecology and evolutionary biology.
Here, Professor Darren Griffin and Doctor Becky O’Connor, The University of Kent, discuss their fascinating work on Dinosaur DNA, as well as new initiatives for preserving species DNA.
A very warm welcome to the October 2019 edition of North America Analysis, which boasts a vast array of mind transforming content on many policy issues from the region, including a special feature on advanced computing in the United States.
Gábor Balázsi, Ph.D. from the Louis and Beatrice Laufer Center for Physical and Quantitative Biology and the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Stony Brook University in the U.S., shares his perspective on the field of synthetic biology in terms of the past, present and future.
Dr Katie Finch discusses with Professors Darren Griffin and Alan Thornhill her personal journey involving genetic testing of her son Brandon.
George Ordiway, a PhD student in the laboratory of Dr. Jason Tait Sanchez at Northwestern University, discusses how patterned activity in the nervous system permits a wide range of biologically relevant functions, including auditory development.
Dr Sue Carter, Director, Emerita of The Kinsey Institute, argues that emotionally powerful social behaviours are built upon primal functions in her fascinating discussion on peptide pathways to human evolution.
Dominik Littfass, HELCOM Communication Secretary explains the biofouling – the attachment of living organisms to the hull of ships – one of the main vectors of invasions of aquatic ecosystems from alien or non-indigenous species.
Aarthi Janakiraman, Industry Manager, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision, Frost & Sullivan, discusses advances in plant pathology, with a focus on the impact of this on tomato diseases.
Dr Sue Carter, The Kinsey Institute, discusses the critical role of oxytocin in birth, lactation and maternal behaviour and in tuning the baby’s developing endocrine and nervous system.
Here, Hilary Evans, Chief Executive at Alzheimer’s Research UK, outlines the current gaps and future opportunities in dementia research.
Researchers at Técnico, Univ. Lisboa, share their expertise on functional nanomaterials and why they are fit for purpose.
Here, Haruki Komatsu discusses how Paediatric Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is one of the main things which can lead to liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma.
The UK government announced the launch of a huge genetics project, working with GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca, to understand diseases like dementia and cancer.
Professor Ian N Bruce MD FRCP, Professor of Rheumatology at the University of Manchester shares his expertise here on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), a chronic multisystem autoimmune condition.
Yuping Wang and David F. Lewis, from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center – Shreveport, share with us their fascinating research on vitamin D and preeclampsia research, including a promising option in this vein to improve maternal and foetal health.
Andrew Taylor, Professor of Ophthalmology, highlights research to understand the molecules that mediate ocular immune privilege so they can be adapted for chronic autoimmune uveitis.
UCL researchers identified that overeating, undereating and ‘fussiness’ in early childhood eating habits can be linked to anorexia and binge-eating in adolescence, and the risk is greater for girls.
In this article, experts highlight developments in Russian precision medicine research and biobanking infrastructure, which boosts national biomedical research.
Here, Jaqueline Zhao and Tim Jackson discuss the new regulations coming into force for China in 2019, after the gene-editing scandal which created international headlines.