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2013-03-06 13:49:52

In order to build and maintain cells, DNA is copied into ribonucleic acid (RNA) molecules, also called transcripts.

2013-02-12 23:03:36

As the new head of LumiGrow's research program, Dr.

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2010-02-10 14:05:00

The International Brachypodium Initiative has completed the genome sequence of the wild grass Brachypodium distachyon.

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2009-03-05 09:32:49

Scientists across the world are building an extensive repository of genetically modified rice plants in the hope of understanding the function of the approximately 57,000 genes that make up the genome of Oryza sativa.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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