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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.

2011-11-15 09:43:41

After hiking in Oregon, a University of Oregon plant biologist suggests, people may want to brush off their shoes and comb through their dogs in an effort to curb the spread of an invasive grass that is expanding its range.

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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.


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'.