Archive: 12/23/2010

Heat shock protein drives yeast evolution

Whitehead Institute researchers have determined that heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90) can create heritable traits in brewer's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) by affecting a large portion of the yeast genome. The finding has le ...

Dec 23, 2010 not rated yet 0 | with audio podcast

Back to the dead (sea, that is)

They'll drill through four ice ages, epic sandstorms, mankind's migration from Africa to the New World, and the biggest droughts in history. Tel Aviv University is heading an international study that for the ...

Dec 23, 2010 4.3 / 5 (9) 2 | with audio podcast