4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About This Week – Episode 16


Mammals gone wild, blue star mystery, muscle rescue, and taming a berry. We’re back with four awesome discoveries you probably didn’t hear about this week, with funding from NSF. CRISPR tames the wild groundcherry

Boyce Thompson Institute Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory: https://www.sciencealert.com/meet-weird-fruit-could-soon-become-common-strawberries-future-food-groundcherry-physalis-pruinosa-crispr

Blue Star Mystery UC Santa Barbara Flatiron Institute UC Berkeley Princeton University Argonne National Laboratory’s Argonne Leadership Computing Facility NASA National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2018/019169/notorious-lumnious-blue-variable-stars

Macrophages Rescue Muscle Duke University https://pratt.duke.edu/about/news/immune-cells-help-older-muscles-heal-new

Wild Suburbia North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences North Carolina State University Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute The Nature Conservancy West Virginia University University of Montana https://news.ncsu.edu/2018/10/jungle-in-the-suburbs/

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