Archive: 3/11/2008

Research shows why parents are born and not made

Research published today reveals for the first time that the different roles of mothers and fathers are influenced by genetics. The study, by the Universities of Exeter and Edinburgh, shows how variation in where males and ...

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Tuning in to the virtues of virtual labs

(PhysOrg.com) -- The grid’s huge communication and computation capacities could let scientists gather data and run remote experiments anywhere in the world. European researchers have now mapped out how that can be done.

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A Molecular Identity Crisis - a 'Ribozyme Without RNA'

(PhysOrg.com) -- Not all enzymes that are assumed to require an RNA component in order to function do actually contain RNA. This surprising discovery was made during a project supported by the Austrian Science Fund FWF that ...

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Spring bloom brings 'jelly balls' to NSW coast

(PhysOrg.com) -- An unusual abundance of jelly-like creatures has been discovered in waters along the NSW coast from Sydney to Newcastle during a marine survey of the region by a team of scientists from the University of ...

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