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DNA in 'unbiased' model curls both ways

In 1988, scientists in Switzerland looked through a microscope and saw something they didn't expect: two sections of an X-shaped chromosome spiraling in opposite directions. Now scientists at Rice University have confirmed ...

dateJun 14, 2016 in General Physics
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New detector to reveal the interiors of stars

The most intense source of gamma radiation constructed to date will soon become operational at the ELI Nuclear Physics research facility. It will enable the study of reactions that reveal the details of many processes occurring ...

dateJun 03, 2016 in Astronomy
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