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SciArt: Interacting with Zombie Ants

The Huck Institute of the Life Sciences will present the first in a series of 'SciArt@TheHuck' exhibits when 'The Zombie Ant Experience' opens at the Millennium Science Complex May 21

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Altered body odor indicates malaria even if microscope doesn't

An international team of researchers is working toward a way to identify malaria patients including infected individuals who show no malaria symptoms

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Cocoa CRISPR: Gene editing shows promise for improving the 'chocolate tree'

Use of the powerful gene-editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 could help to breed cacao trees that exhibit desirable traits such as enhanced resistance to diseases, according to Penn State plant scientists.

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Center for Medical Genomics Seminar speaker Juilee Thakar
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Third Boot Camp on Data Reproducibility