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April 26, 2020
Article https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-15384-9 The cyanobacterium Synechococcus elongatus is a model organism for the study of circadian rhythms. It is naturally competent for transformation—that is, it takes up DNA from the environment, but the underlying mechanisms are unclear. Here, we use a genome-wide screen to identify genes required for natural transformation in S. elongatus, including genes encoding...
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Sleep, zsaa046, https://doi.org/10.1093/sleep/zsaa046 Published: 25 March 2020 Abstract Study Objectives Assess the physiologic and self-reported effects of wind turbine noise (WTN) on sleep. Methods Laboratory sleep study (n = 50 participants: n = 24 living close to wind turbines and n = 26 as a reference group) using polysomnography, electrocardiography, salivary cortisol, and questionnaire endpoints. Three consecutive nights (23:00–07:00): one habituation followed...
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