Archive: 26/11/2007

University of Toronto scientists map entire yeast genome

University of Toronto scientists have devised a tool to help understand and predict the state of a cell by successfully mapping all 70,000 nucleosomes in yeast. Nucleosomes wrap DNA before it is transformed into proteins ...

dateNov 26, 2007 in
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Dust mite levels in Sydney are seasonal

House dust mite (HDM) allergen levels in Sydney beds are determined by the season, with new research discovering fluctuations of such magnitude between summer and autumn levels they may be sufficient to influence asthma symptoms ...

dateNov 26, 2007 in Other
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Accuracy of past hurricane counts good

Counting tropical storms that occurred before the advent of aircraft and satellites relies on ships logs and hurricane landfalls, making many believe that the numbers of historic tropical storms in the Atlantic are seriously ...

dateNov 26, 2007 in Earth Sciences
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