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Nancy D. Lamontagne

Nancy D. Lamontagne

Nancy D. Lamontagne is a science writer and editor at Creative Science Writing based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Articles by Nancy D. Lamontagne

Gene changes and long-haul COVID
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Gene changes and long-haul COVID

April 30, 2021
Airway cells exposed to SARS-CoV-2 spike protein exhibited persisting changes in gene expression.
A sensor for fast, inexpensive on-site Ebola detection
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A sensor for fast, inexpensive on-site Ebola detection

April 29, 2021
Technology requires no special storage; could also be useful for detecting COVID-19.
Could corals use sound to communicate?
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Could corals use sound to communicate?

April 28, 2021
New evidence presented at the ASBMB annual meeting suggests they might have genes involved in receiving or emitting sound.
Pesticide exposure and COVID-19 susceptibility
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Pesticide exposure and COVID-19 susceptibility

April 26, 2021
Inflammation-induced mechanism might be linked with higher infection risk for veterans and people with metabolic disorders.
What’s the best way to identify male hemp seedlings?
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What's the best way to identify male hemp seedlings?

May 18, 2020
More accurate sex determination could increase yields and lower the price of CBD.
Insights into why loud noise is bad for your health
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Insights into why loud noise is bad for your health

May 13, 2020
Mouse studies reveal how noise exposure affects heart health and can lead to cancer-related DNA damage.
Scientists use bacteria to help plants grow in salty soil
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Scientists use bacteria to help plants grow in salty soil

May 1, 2020
Method could be scaled up to help farmers improve crop yield in areas with increased soil salinity.
Tube worm slime displays long-lasting, self-powered glow
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Tube worm slime displays long-lasting, self-powered glow

April 28, 2020
Marine organism’s bioluminescence could inspire new eco-friendly, long-lasting light sources.