Bacterial ‘aphrodisiac’ sends single-celled organism into mating frenzy : Nature News & Comment

Researchers surprised to observe bacterial protein triggering a switch from asexual to sexual behaviour.

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Scientists use CRISPR gene-editing technology to alter flower color – UPI.com

Researchers in Japan have reported in a new study they used the gene editing technology CRISPR to alter the color of a Japanese morning glory, a popular garden flower.

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B.J. Miller draws on his personal experience and training as a palliative care specialist

Dr. Bruce ‘B.J.’ Miller, a triple amputee, draws on his personal experience and professional, as a palliative care specialist, to reshape how we treat death and dying. He was the keynote speaker at MUSC’s 2017 Faculty Convocation.

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UNC Health Care in merger talks with Charlotte health system :: WRAL.com

UNC Health Care officials said Thursday that they are working to join forces with Charlotte-based Carolinas HealthCare System, creating a network of hospitals, related health facilities and physician practices stretching across most of North Carolina.

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