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The TALE of new tools to study gene regulation

In nearly every organism's genome, scattered between genes that encode proteins, long regulatory regions stretch across expanses of DNA. Understanding what role these so-called enhancer regions play in controlling the activation ...

dateJul 01, 2013 in Biotechnology
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Amazon forest fire risk to increase in 2013

( —University and NASA researchers predict that the severity of the 2013 fire season will be considerably higher than in 2011 and 2012 for many Amazon forests in the Southern Hemisphere. The outlook is based on ...

dateJun 10, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Micro transistor prototypes map the mind

( —To make better mind maps, a group of French scientists – building on prototypes developed at the Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility (CNF) – have produced the world's first microscopic, organic ...

dateApr 12, 2013 in Engineering
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