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DNA which only females have

In many animal species, the chromosomes differ between the sexes. The male has a Y chromosome. In some animals, however, for example birds, it is the other way round. In birds, the females have their own sex chromosome, the ...

dateJun 04, 2015 in Biotechnology
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Removing color from brown diamonds

Diamonds come in all colours with price tags to match - ice-white, blue and pink attract high prices and stones with brown hues the least. But now that brown diamonds can be heat-treated to remove the darker colour to produce ...

dateFeb 16, 2015 in Condensed Matter
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Researchers take first pictures of baby nanotubes

Single-walled carbon nanotubes are loaded with desirable properties. In particular, the ability to conduct electricity at high rates of speed makes them attractive for use as nanoscale transistors. But this and other properties ...

dateDec 02, 2014 in Nanomaterials
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