Archive: 23/12/2011

The machinery of chromatin regulation

Ten years after the human genome was first published, researchers have found new clues into the machinery that influences gene function. The team, led by Bradley Bernstein, an associate professor of pathology at Massachusetts ...

dateDec 23, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Mercury's magnetic field -- nipped in the bud

( -- Mercury, the smallest of the eight planets with a diameter of 4900 kilometres and the closest to the Sun, looks more like the Moon than the Earth from the outside. It is the only rocky planet that has a global ...

dateDec 23, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Unnatural disasters

Global wildlife is facing an unprecedented threat from natural disasters exacerbated by climate change, warn scientists in a paper published in Trends in Ecology and Evolution.

dateDec 23, 2011 in Ecology
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