Archive: 11/13/2008

Mineral kingdom has co-evolved with life

(PhysOrg.com) -- Evolution isn't just for living organisms. Scientists at the Carnegie Institution have found that the mineral kingdom co-evolved with life, and that up to two thirds of the more than 4,000 ...

Nov 13, 2008 4.7 / 5 (18) 0

Sicilian word enters British genetic language

A scientific team from the John Innes Centre and University of St Andrews has identified a key gene that was transferred from a Sicilian plant into a close relative in Britain, showing how genetic cross-talk ...

Nov 13, 2008 4.5 / 5 (6) 0