Archive: 10/12/2006

Comparing Chimp, Human DNA

Most of the big differences between human and chimpanzee DNA lie in regions that do not code for genes, according to a new study. Instead, they may contain DNA sequences that control how gene-coding regions are activated ...

Oct 12, 2006 4.8 / 5 (5) 0

Shrinking ponds signal warmer, dryer Alaska

A first-of-its kind analysis of fifty years of remotely sensed imagery from the 1950s to 2002 shows a dramatic reduction in the size and number of more than 10,000 ponds in Alaska. The analysis, by University of Alaska Fairbanks ...

Oct 12, 2006 5 / 5 (5) 0