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  • Posted on June 9, 2015
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    Catch Up With … Luxme Hariharan BS’04 Biology

    As a pediatric ophthalmologist, clinical researcher and child advocate, Luxme Hariharan has set herself a challenging goal: To prevent childhood blindness globally and help those […]

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    To Eat It—Or Not

    Biosensors being developed for food products offer a vastly improved indicator of freshness and safety

  • Posted on March 2, 2015
    Unpuzzling Diabetes

    Biochemist Alan Attie tracks the internal mechanisms behind a fast-growing disease that takes millions of lives each year

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    Catch up with … Kartik Chandran PhD’01 Biochemistry

    Kartik Chandran (PhD’01 Biochemistry) has spent years studying an organism that most of us hope never to experience: the Ebola virus. Last year the infectious agent not only spread within West Africa […]

  • Posted on November 2, 2014
    Of Pests and Pathogens

    Insects play a role in the spread of food-born pathogens on crops

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    Five things everyone should know about . . . Milkweed

    1. It is the stuff of life for monarch butterflies. Monarchs lay their eggs on milkweed, and milkweed leaves serve as nearly the sole food […]

  • Posted on June 19, 2014
    Five things everyone should know about … Gluten

    1. What is it? Gluten is a substance composed of two proteins—gliadin and glutenin—that are found in the endosperm (inner part of a grain) of […]

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    Upping the Orange

    Nutritionist Sherry Tanumihardjo works around the world to increase consumption of fruits and vegetables that are high in vitamin A.

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    The Mysteries of RNA

    For decades DNA has stood in the spotlight of biological research. But scientists at CALS and across campus have also long been intrigued
    by its chemical cousin, RNA—and are working to shed light on a surprisingly versatile molecule that holds great promise for human health.

  • Posted on March 6, 2014
    Creating a Healthier World

    What do millennials want? The popularity of a new CALS-based program addressing global health concerns offers at least one answer.

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    Stopping Multiple Sclerosis

    A successful treatment in mice holds promise for humans