Proteins may be more of a factor in shaping regulatory patterns than environment, according to a new study that looks at how cells' protein networks relate to a bacteria's genome.
The lab of computer scientist Luay Nakhleh ar Rice University reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that when environmental factors are eliminated from an evolutionary model, mutations and genetic drift can give rise to the patterns that appear. They studied changes that show up in
The following new articles are published in PLOS Medicine this week:
Continuing with the series providing a global perspective on integrating mental health, Sylvia Kaaya and colleagues discuss the importance of integrating mental health interventions into HIV prevention and treatment …
# 7303 I’m just starting to work my way though the articles (and there are a dozen of them), but the Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal (EMHJ) – the Periodical of the World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean – has published a supplemental issue dedicated to the emergence of the novel coronavirus. Included are articles by such well known public health players as Keiji Fukuda, Anthony Mounts (see
Conflicting studies can make life tough. A good systematic review could sort it out. It might be possible for the studies to be pooled into a meta-analysis. That can show you the spread of individual study results and what they add up to, at the same time.But what about when systematic reviews disagree? When the "he said, she said" of conflicting studies goes meta, it can be even more confusing. New layers of disagreement get piled onto the layers from the original research. Yikes! This
Drawing from her personal experience as a primate educator and the challenges she saw others facing, Amy Clanin envisioned a network that would advance the field of primate conservation education by addressing three needs of educators: connections, resources, and services. It was this vision that led her to create the Primate Education Network (PEN). PEN is at the forefront of primate conservation education, providing a community and collaboration platform for primate educators.