Archive: 02/19/2009

What do Biological Cells and Democracy Have in Common?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at the New England Complex Systems Institute (NECSI) and Harvard University offer a groundbreaking new perspective on how genes determine and regulate the functional identity of a cell. The study, ...

Feb 19, 2009 4.7 / 5 (3) 0

New research could help predict red tide

(PhysOrg.com) -- Not far beneath the ocean's surface, tiny phytoplankton swimming upward in a daily commute toward morning light sometimes encounter the watery equivalent of Rod Serling's Twilight Zone: a ...

Feb 19, 2009 4.3 / 5 (4) 0

How Volvox got its groove

Some algae have been hanging together rather than going it alone much longer than previously thought, according to new research.

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