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Climate change key to megafauna deaths

An ancient DNA specialist from Murdoch University has helped pinpoint the cause of mass extinctions of megafauna such as woolly rhinos, mammoth and other Ice Age mammals.

dateFeb 18, 2014 in Ecology
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Revolutionary new view on heritability in plants

Complex heritable traits are not only determined by changes in the DNA sequence. Scientists from the University of Groningen Bioinformatics Centre, together with their French colleagues, have shown that epigenetic marks can ...

dateFeb 11, 2014 in Biotechnology
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Nanorobot for transporting drugs in the body

A nanorobot is a popular term for molecules with a unique property that enables them to be programmed to carry out a specific task. In collaboration with colleagues in Italy and the USA, researchers at Aarhus ...

dateDec 02, 2013 in Bio & Medicine
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Very berry study aims to improve wine quality

A gene expression study of grapevine berries grown in different Italian vineyards has highlighted genes that help buffer the plants against environmental change and may explain the different quality performances of grapevine ...

dateJun 06, 2013 in Biotechnology
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