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New crew and new research in Antarctica

The Concordia research station in Antarctica is a place of extremes: for nine months no supplies can be delivered, the nearest living beings are 600 km away at the Russian Vostok station, and the Sun does not rise above the ...

dateOct 11, 2017 in Space Exploration
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The role of tiny RNA in genetic diversity

All species, from zebrafish to humans, possess a genetically diverse collection of traits that allow them to adapt to changing environments. Yet scientists do not fully understand how organisms reach a state of optimal diversity—just ...

dateMar 28, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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