Berkeley Lab study uses baker’s yeast to identify toxicity of metals

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Researchers at Berkeley Lab published a study May 4 in which they used yeast to track the toxicity of lanthanides to the human body. the lab is now moving to expand its research by investigating specific lanthanides at a greater extent.

A team of researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory published a study May 4 using baker’s yeast to evaluate the toxicity of lanthanides.
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Paper changes to keep up with media shift

In the 40 years since The Daily Californian first declared its independence, the paper has worked to remain an autonomous and financially stable news source for the Berkeley community, despite falling advertising income and increasing costs. Developing a strong online presence, utilizing social media and fundraising have become greater priorities
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