Archive: 26/08/2010

DNA repair changes with the flip of a switch

( -- The DNA blueprint in each human cell undergoes about 100,000 damaging events every day. Because a cell's survival depends on the repair of these damaged molecules, each injury signals a team of proteins to ...

dateAug 26, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Probing Question: What is a lucid dream?

Have you ever had a dream that just didn’t feel like a dream -- where, like Alice in Wonderland, you had trouble telling fiction from reality? Perhaps you even felt like you had control over what was happening, as if you ...

dateAug 26, 2010 in Other
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New view of tectonic plates

( -- Computational scientists and geophysicists at the University of Texas at Austin and the California Institute of Technology have developed new computer algorithms that for the first time allow for the simultaneous ...

dateAug 26, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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