Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore

Gene enhancer in evolution of human opposable thumb

Scientists have discovered a gene enhancer, known as HACNS1, that may have contributed to the evolution of the uniquely opposable human thumb, and possibly also modifications in the ankle or foot that allow humans to walk ...

dateSep 04, 2008 in Genetics
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Breaking reactivity barriers

The scope and productivity of an essential palladium-catalyzed coupling reaction that generates complex molecules has been improved thanks to A*STAR research that uses low-reactivity materials.

dateAug 31, 2015 in Materials Science
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