University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Watching 'jumping genes' in action

"Jumping genes" are ubiquitous. Every domain of life hosts these sequences of DNA that can "jump" from one position to another along a chromosome; in fact, nearly half the human genome is made up of jumping genes. Depending ...

dateJun 13, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Study finds declining sulfur levels

Air pollution legislation to control fossil fuel emissions and the associated acid rain has worked - perhaps leading to the need for sulfur fertilizers for crop production. A University of Illinois study drawing from over ...

dateMay 09, 2016 in Environment
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