Ribose-seq identifies and locates ribonucleotides in genomic DNA
Ribonucleotides, units of RNA, can become embedded in genomic DNA during processes such as DNA replication and repair, affecting the stability of the genome by contributing to DNA fragility and mutability. ...
Researchers find levels of nitrogen in meteorites similar to levels in Earth's atmosphere
Soils could keep contaminants in wastewater from reaching groundwater, streams
With endocrine-disrupting compounds affecting fish populations in rivers as close as Pennsylvania's Susquehanna and as far away as Israel's Jordan, a new research study shows that soils can filter out and ...
Historic plutonium sample traced to Seaborg, Manhattan Project
A tiny speck of plutonium on the UC Berkeley campus is making news for its connection to a momentous point in history.
Misleading mineral may have resulted in overestimate of water in moon
The amount of water present in the moon may have been overestimated by scientists studying the mineral apatite, says a team of researchers led by Jeremy Boyce of the UCLA Department of Earth, Planetary and ...
Study shows oxytocin spray promotes social bonding behavior in dogs
Study indicates Neolithic people from Near East migrated to Europe via island hopping
DNA study on mummies suggests climate instability drove ancient Peruvians to migrate
New analysis of DNA evidence contradicts claims of 'Yeti' brown/polar bear hybrid in Himalayas
Drill core evidence adds credence to iron fertilization hypothesis regarding last ice age
Moon's molten, churning core likely once generated a dynamo
When the Apollo astronauts returned to Earth, they brought with them some souvenirs: rocks, pebbles, and dust from the moon's surface. These lunar samples have since been analyzed for clues to the moon's ...
234 cattle genomes sequenced in Phase I of 1000 bull genomes project
Bigfoot hair samples mostly from bears, wolves
For those who believe in the yeti, the news can only be described as, well, abominable. Science has cast its methodical eye on samples of hair reputed to have been left by the Himalayan snowman of legend... ...