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Second migrant in a week dies after being taken into custody by Border Patrol

A Honduran woman died Monday after being taken into custody by U.S. Border Patrol agents in south central Texas, marking the seventh such death since the fiscal year started in October and the second this week. “This tragedy marks the second time in less than 36 hours that a person has died immediately following their… Read More »

Radiation-resistant E. coli evolved in the lab give view into DNA repair

Scientists in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Biochemistry are watching evolution happen in real time. In a recent study published online in the Journal of Bacteriology, biochemistry professor Michael Cox and his team describe blasting E. coli bacteria with ionizing radiation once a week, causing the bacteria to become radiation resistant. In doing so,… Read More »