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2013-04-08 12:13:20

A structural biologist at the Florida State University College of Medicine has made discoveries that could lead scientists a step closer to understanding how life first emerged on Earth billions of years ago.

2013-03-28 10:37:57

Sea hares are not the favorite food choice of many marine inhabitants, and it's easy to see why when you find out about the chemical weapons they employ when provoked – namely, two unpalatable secretions, ink and opaline, which they squirt at unsuspecting peckish predators.

2013-03-12 11:06:21

Slender bacterial nanowires require certain key amino acids in order to conduct electricity.

Icy Cosmic Start For Amino Acids And DNA Ingredients Suggested By New Discoveries
2013-02-28 14:48:50

Using new technology at the telescope and in laboratories, researchers have discovered an important pair of prebiotic molecules in interstellar space.

2013-02-18 13:05:36

The circadian clocks that control and influence dozens of basic biological processes have an unexpected "snooze button" that helps cells adapt to changes in their environment.

2013-01-25 10:05:08

Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of late-life dementia.

2013-01-21 23:04:20

New market research report “Glutamine Research in China” worked out by Guangzhou CCM Information Science and Technology Co., Ltd has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd.

Researchers Building Nanomachine Inspired By Ribosomes
2013-01-13 10:16:51

Researchers have developed a machine that can effectively mimic the process by which the ribosome translates genetic code to build protein in the cells of our bodies.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.