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Fish DNA For Fingers
2014-01-22 12:35:31

A new study found that our fish ancestors had the genetic machinery for fingers, but these structures did not develop until the evolution of limbs in amphibians.

Schizophrenia Linked To Abnormal Brain Network
2013-10-16 16:23:29

MIT researchers have uncovered “a faulty brain mechanism” they believe is linked to the development of schizophrenia.

Glow In The Dark Bunnies
2013-08-13 09:09:48

What do you get when you cross jelly fish DNA with a cuddly bunny? If these geneticists have anything to say about it, the combination could result in cheaper, more effective drugs for genetic diseases.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.