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  • Peanut Allergy Prevention: Promising Results But More Work Needed From http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/bc/PeanutButter.jpgA response to Feeding infants peanut products could prevent allergies, study suggests Peanut allergies are a fact of life for many children and adults, but a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine claims to have a clue to preventing peanut allergies before they start. The above New York Times article summarizes…

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  • The Physics of Evolution: Equations shed new light on nature’s mysteries physics-of-evolutionPresented by Jeong-Mo Choi, Bryan Weinstein, and Amy Gilson Did you know that principles and equations from physics can be used to study evolution? We'll describe how physics-based models can be used to predict evolution, on the level of individual molecules and whole populations. First, Jeong-Mo will describe how scientists began to use quantitative models…