Archive: 4/09/2007

Ultraconserved Elements in the Genome: Are They Indispensable?

Three years ago, "ultraconserved elements" were discovered in the genomes of mice, rats, and humans. These are DNA sequences 200 base pairs in length or longer — some are over 700 base pairs long — showing 100-percent ...

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Study reveals an ancient gene for lean

Researchers have revealed an antiobesity gene that has apparently been keeping critters lean during times of plenty since ancient times. The gene, first discovered by another team in flies, also keeps worms and mice trim, ...

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Nanotechnology: What's that?

Nanoscience and nanotechnology are two of the hottest fields in research, investment, and manufacturing. Some hail nanotechnology as enabling "The Next Industrial Revolution."

dateSep 04, 2007 in Bio & Medicine
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