Archive: 03/26/2012

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Genome sequencing alone provides researchers with only limited information on the organism works because it neither reveals how the system is regulated nor does it indicate the role of each specific DNA sequence or RNA transcript. ...

dateMar 26, 2012 in Biotechnology
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Getting the lead out

About 250,000 children in the United States have high levels of lead in their systems, say the Centers for Disease Control. Children under the age of 6 are especially vulnerable to lead poisoning, which can ...

dateMar 26, 2012 in Environment
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3Qs: An inside look at the 'Madness'

March Madness is in full swing, offering college basketball fans an onslaught of games that feature epic matchups and dramatic finishes. Alan Zaremba — associate professor of communication studies and ...

dateMar 26, 2012 in Social Sciences
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The earliest stages of planet formation

(PhysOrg.com) -- Small dust particles in a disk of gas around a young star, according to current models, gradually coagulate during the first million years until kilometer-sized objects are formed. These in ...

dateMar 26, 2012 in Astronomy
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