Archive: 8/04/2010

Variations on the genetic theme

Just like members of an orchestra are active at different times although playing the same piece of music, every cell in our body contains the same genetic sequence but expresses this differently to give rise to cells and ...

dateApr 08, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Hubble snaps heavyweight of the Leo Triplet

Hubble has snapped a spectacular view of the largest "player" in the Leo Triplet, a galaxy with an unusual anatomy: it displays asymmetric spiral arms and an apparently displaced core. The peculiar anatomy is most likely ...

dateApr 08, 2010 in Astronomy
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How fruit flies taste water

(PhysOrg.com) -- The ability to detect water and regulate water intake is essential for all animals because if cells have too little or too much water the consequences for the animal can be disastrous. It is unclear whether ...

dateApr 08, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology report
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US author says China media can't cover Google book

(AP) -- The author of a new book about Google will not promote it in China next month because he says the government is restricting the Chinese media's writings about the company since it moved its search engine off the ...

dateApr 08, 2010 in Business
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