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Event: Great American Solar Eclipse 2017

Event: Great American Solar Eclipse 2017

Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events

When: Monday, August 21, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

On Monday, August 21, 2017, North America will experience a fabulous eclipse of the Sun. Frosty Drew Observatory will be open all day celebrating this spectacular event! Read more...
  • By: Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events
  • On: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:38:14 EDT

How plants turn off genes they don't need

Reported by Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily

New research has identified small sequences in plant DNA that act as signposts for shutting off gene activity, directing the placement of proteins that silence gene expression....
  • By: Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily
  • On: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:33:56 EDT

Postnatal identification of Zika virus peptides from saliva

Reported by Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily

For the first time, researchers are using proteomics to examine proteins and peptides in saliva in order to accurately detect exposure to Zika virus. With 70 countries and territories reporting evidence of mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission, there is a...
  • By: Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily
  • On: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:46:21 EDT

Alternative mode of bacterial quorum sensing

Reported by Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily

Researchers have revealed the existence of a new quorum-sensing molecule that increases the virulence of the pathogenic bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa....
  • By: Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily
  • On: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:46:18 EDT

Materials scientists probe a protein's role in speeding Ebola's spread

Reported by Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily

Scientists have pinpointed how a tiny protein seems to make the deadly Ebola virus particularly contagious....
  • By: Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily
  • On: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:46:08 EDT

Dino-killing asteroid could have thrust Earth into two years of darkness

Reported by Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily

Tremendous amounts of soot, lofted into the air from global wildfires following a massive asteroid strike 66 million years ago, would have plunged Earth into darkness for nearly two years, new research finds. This would have shut down photosynthesis, drast...
  • By: Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily
  • On: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:10:56 EDT