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Frontiers in Polar Biology in the Genomics Era

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(Sackler NAS Colloquium) Self-Perpetuating Structural States in Biology, Disease, and Genetics

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The National Plant Genome Initiative:Objectives for 2003-2008

The National Plant Genome Initiative was launched in 1998 as a long-term project to explore DNA structure and function in plants so that useful properties of plants can be understood, improved, and ultimately harnessed to address national needs, including agriculture, ...

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The Genomic Revolution: Unveiling the Unity of Life

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Exploring Horizons for Domestic Animal Genomics:Workshop Summary

Recognizing the important contributions that genomic analysis can make to agriculture, production and companion animal science, evolutionary biology, and human health with respect to the creation of models for genetic disorders, the National Academies convened a group of individuals to ...

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The Age of Expert Testimony: Science in the Courtroom,Report of a Workshop

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Environmental Contamination, Biotechnology, and the Law: The Impact of Emerging Genomic Information: Summary of a Forum

<p>On August 16, 2000, the Board on Life Sciences held a forum on "Environmental
Contamination, Biotechnology, and the Law: The Impact of Emerging Genomic Information." The purpose of the forum was to explore the legal implications of current and developing ...

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(NAS Colloquium) Virulence and Defense in Host--Pathogen Interactions: Common Features Between Plants and Animals

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(NAS Colloquium) Proteolytic Processing and Physiological Regulation

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Size Limits of Very Small Microorganisms:Proceedings of a Workshop

How small can a free-living organism be? On the surface, this question is straightforward-in principle, the smallest cells can be identified and measured. But understanding what factors determine this lower limit, and addressing the host of other questions that follow ...

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