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Rice statisticians confirm date of mitochondrial Eve with new method. The most robust statistical examination to date of our species genetic links to mitochondrial Eve - the maternal ancestor of
TUM has now discovered a new protein that is necessary for the formation of the vacuole. Abspaltprotein- It is able to cleave almost everywhere in cells occurring, small protein called ubiquitin to
The evolution of a group of muscled frogs scattered throughout Asia is telling geologists about the sequence of events that led to the rise of the Himalayas and the Tibetan plateau starting more than
Eating protein-rich foods other than red meat could play an important role in lowering the risk of heart disease. women who consumed higher amounts of red meat had a greater risk of coronary heart dis
When a certain protein is mutated or missing, symptoms of the neurodevelopmental disorder Rett syndrome arise, causing a gradual loss of brain function during early development.
University of Washington engineers are developing the first device able to transmit American Sign Language over U.S. cellular networks. The tool is just completing its initial field test by participan
Burning petroleum from the United States, Canada Russia, or Iran would each release large amounts of harmful greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.
Short pieces of RNA, called microRNAs, control protein production by causing the proteins RNA templates (known as messenger RNA or mRNA) to be disabled by the cell, according to Whitehead Institute s