Archive: 01/17/2008

Predators do more than kill prey

The direct effect predators have on their prey is to kill them. The evolutionary changes that can result from this direct effect include prey that are younger at maturity and that produce more offspring.

Jan 17, 2008 4.3 / 5 (3) 0

Programming Biomolecular Self-Assembly Pathways

Nature knows how to make proteins and nucleic acids (DNA and RNA) dance to assemble and sustain life. Inspired by this proof of principle, researchers at the California Institute of Technology have demonstrated that it is ...

Jan 17, 2008 4.8 / 5 (18) 3