Archive: 16/10/2008

Scientists Use Light to Control Proteins

A team of researchers from Penn State and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center has discovered a way to use light to control certain proteins that catalyze biochemical reactions. "This is one of the first examples ...

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Genetic based human diseases are an ancient evolutionary legacy

Tomislav Domazet-Lošo and Diethard Tautz from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology in Plön, Germany, have systematically analysed the time of emergence for a large number of genes - genes which can also initiate ...

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Colossal black holes common in early universe

Astronomers think that many - perhaps all - galaxies in the universe contain massive black holes at their centers. New observations with the Submillimeter Array now suggest that such colossal black holes were common even ...

dateOct 16, 2008 in Astronomy
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