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Nucleoids and the structure of life

( —In the brave new world of three-parent embryos several inherited mitochondrial diseases can potentially be solved. One slightly dubious argument used by its champions to assuage equally dubious traditional ethical ...

dateJul 07, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology report
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The energetic origins of life

( —Imagination is perhaps the most powerful tool we have for creating the future. The same might be said when it comes to creating the past, especially as it pertains to origin of life. Under what conditions did ...

dateJun 12, 2014 in Evolution report
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Reprogramming the oocyte

(—Among other things, the egg is optimized to process the sperm genome. The cytoplasmic factors that make this possible also give the egg the ability to reprogram the nuclei from other kinds of cells if these nuclei ...

dateAug 26, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology report
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