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New Genes Essential To Life
2013-06-07 11:53:53

According to a new study, relatively newly acquired genes can quickly become a major part of an organism’s genetic machinery and even essential for life.


Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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