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Molecules from the venom of scorpions as possible antichagasic drugs

The latest Paper of the Month for Parasitology is Arg-substituted VmCT1 analogs reveals promising candidate for the development of new antichagasic agent Molecules isolated from the venom of scorpions can be used as alternative treatments for parasitic and bacterial infections.…


A very fast survey of the radio sky: The Rapid ASKAP Continuum Survey (RACS)

The Rapid ASKAP Continuum Survey (RACS) is exactly that: rapid, taking just 300 hours with the new Australian SKA Pathfinder radio-telescope. It covers all of the sky visible from the telescope’s site in Western Australia.…


Creating a healthier food environment in Singapore: Analysis

Public Health Nutrition Editorial Highlight: ‘Identifying implementation gaps and priorities for the Singapore government to improve food environment policies:  perspectives from a local expert panel’ In March 2018 we invited a panel of 20 national experts in public health nutrition or chronic disease prevention to evaluate the actions of the Singapore’s governments in creating healthier food environments.…


Does Wright Get Paul on Israel Right? Continued Debate

Jews and Christians are both united and divided by the parts of the Bible that they hold in common. Many see Paul’s innovative, at times “counter” readings of the Hebrew Bible as standing at the beginning of the process that led to the eventual separation between rabbinic Judaism and early Christianity.…


Backcross breeding for improvement of heat tolerance at reproductive phase in Thai rice (Oryza sativa L.) varieties

Rice production determines food security for many countries, as it is the only major grain grown exclusively for food and provides over one fifth of the calories consumed worldwide. …


Understanding the Mexica

Articles in Ancient Mesoamerica offer insights about the Mexican highlands before, during, and after the Mexica took control of it. In only a couple hundred years, they created an empire that stretched from coast to coast in ancient Mesoamerica.…


How did Down syndrome get its name?

Some disability-related names have dropped out of usage, because they are now considered to be offensive due to their origins. Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21) is one example.…