Daily Archives: March 24, 2022

New twist on an 80-year-old biochemical pathway

Every year, thousands of biochemistry majors and medical students around the world learn to memorize the major biochemical pathways that allow cells to function. How these 10 or so pathways are described in textbooks hasn’t changed much since the early 20th century, when they were first discovered. But with the resurgence of interest in cancer… Read More »

NBA play-in tournament: What are the rules and what’s the

As the NBA’s 2021-22 regular season draws to a conclusion on April 10, teams near the middle of the standings are battling for postseason seeding with a special focus on the league’s play-in tournament.Held before the first round of the 2022 NBA playoffs, the play-in tournament adds an exciting wrinkle to the end of the…

New responsible data sharing technique will enable better understanding of disease-causing genetic variants: Using federated analysis on protected health data sets can lead scientists to a more nuanced understanding of heritable disease

Scientists may better understand and test for the genetic variations that cause cancer and other heritable diseases through the application of a novel strategy for securely sharing and analyzing genomic data developed at the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute. Understanding the clinical significance of rare genetic variants requires analyzing large amounts of genomic and clinical… Read More »

The top 25 players in the Sweet 16: Maryland, Stanford

The Sweet 16 of the 2022 NCAA women’s basketball tournament is upon us, and to the surprise of many, some of the biggest names in the game won’t be part of it.Presumptive top two 2022 WNBA draft picks NaLyssa Smith of the Baylor Bears and Rhyne Howard of the Kentucky Wildcats concluded their collegiate careers…

Reseeding the women’s Sweet 16: A new No

Mar 22, 2022Charlie CremeESPN.com CloseCharlie Creme projects the women’s NCAA tournament bracket for ESPN.com.The Creighton Bluejays did it. So did the South Dakota Coyotes. The 11th-seeded Princeton Tigers and 12-seed Belmont Bruins came oh-so-close. And a wild two days of second-round play in the 2022 NCAA women’s basketball tournament ultimately gave us two double-digit seeds…

NFL quarterback prospect Malik Willis brings ‘once in a lifetime’

LYNCHBURG, Va. — Ralph Wilson, better known as “Chopper” at the Ninth Street Parlor, just finished giving Liberty University football coach Hugh Freeze a shave and haircut. The 56-year-old barber wanted the coach to look especially good for what he insisted was the biggest day this town, best known as the home of television evangelist…