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Ancient Protein Preservation Confirmed In Dinosaur Bone Cells
2012-10-24 09:58:43

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from North Carolina State University (NCSU) and the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) reveals new evidence for the preservation of ancient dinosaur proteins. This new evidence includes reactivity to antibodies that target specific proteins that are normally found in bone cells of vertebrates. Further, the study findings rule out sample contamination, and solidify the case for the preservation of cells and possibly DNA in...

2012-10-19 01:40:44

Researchers Identify How Mosquito Immune System Attacks Specific Infections Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have determined a new mechanism by which the mosquitoes´ immune system can respond with specificity to infections with various pathogens, including the parasite that causes malaria in humans, using one single gene. Unlike humans and other animals, insects do not make antibodies to target specific infections. According to the Johns Hopkins...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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