The Bangladeshi tribe that’s guarding turtles, co-authoring research papers

Becoming conservation leaders Today, the Mro parabiologists do much more than document the biodiversity of their ancestral forests for Western science. To reduce hunting of turtles in the region, the CCA team has entered into a conservation agreement with six villages, establishing hunting moratoriums on highly threatened turtles and tortoises and other rare animals. In […]

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Virtual library of 1 million new macrolide scaffolds could help speed drug discovery

Researchers from North Carolina State University have created the largest publicly available virtual library of macrolide scaffolds. The library — called V1M — contains chemical structures and computed properties for 1 million macrolide scaffolds with potential for use as antibiotics or cancer drugs. “As chemists, we’re only able to look at a tiny portion of […]

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