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Little Brown Bats Found To Have A Rare Active Jumping Gene
2013-01-04 07:37:34

Jumping genes, or transposable elements, are strange rogue sequences from which most of our DNA can be traced, but are largely idle in mammals. Johns Hopkins researchers report, however, that they have identified a new DNA sequence moving around in bats.

3-D "Light Switch" To Better Understand How The Brain Works
2012-11-19 15:04:38

New device for delivering light to individual neurons could one day help treat Parkinson's disease, epilepsy; aid understanding of consciousness, how memories form


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