News tagged with genetic mutations

When the cell's two genomes collide

(—Plant and animal cells contain two genomes: one in the nucleus and one in the mitochondria. When mutations occur in each, they can become incompatible, leading to disease. To increase understanding of such ...

dateFeb 05, 2013 in Biotechnology
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Embracing the art of science

Creativity is essential part for both art and scientific investigation. Two Tel Aviv University researchers recently embraced this truth to give birth to a new artwork based on their genetics research—and now it's won a ...

dateDec 05, 2012 in Other
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The genetics of molecular evolution

A team of scientists researching the effect of long-term molecular evolution (the study of DNA, RNA and proteins) have produced findings which suggest most amino-acid substitutions have different fitness effects in different ...

dateNov 06, 2012 in Biotechnology
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