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Hormone Revolution Two Ancient Mutations
2013-06-25 08:56:48

A new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences revealed two key mutations that sparked a hormonal revolution about 500 million years ago.

2012-01-09 11:31:12

Much of what living cells do is carried out by "molecular machines" – physical complexes of specialized proteins working together to carry out some biological function.

2009-09-23 14:40:08

By resurrecting ancient proteins, University of Oregon researchers find that evolution can only go forward.

2009-03-18 00:57:27

Shane Doan's power-play goal with 27 seconds left in the game Tuesday handed Phoenix a 4-3 win over San Jose. Doan scored just 6 seconds after Jonathan Cheechoo was called for interference.

2009-02-10 21:42:21

Patrick Marleau had a goal and two assists for San Jose, which scored three times in a 6-minute span of the third period Tuesday and topped Boston 5-2. Rob Blake, Milan Michalek, Joe Thornton and Mike Grier also scored for the Sharks, who ended a three-game losing streak. Milan Lucic notched both Boston

2009-01-21 01:05:36

Joe Thornton assisted on both San Jose goals Tuesday, helping the Sharks escape with a 2-1 overtime victory over the Vancouver Canucks. With the goalie pulled for an extra attacker, Thornton set up Devin Setoguchi's goal -- his 21st this season -- with 40 seconds left in regulation to send the game into overtime.

2009-01-14 00:11:33

Joe Thornton scored twice Tuesday and San Jose equaled its season-best goal output in crushing Tampa Bay 7-1. The Sharks came into the game with the largest point total in the NHL and they once again dominated an opponent at home. San Jose is 20-0-2 on its own ice this season and have recorded a point in 31 straight home games dating back to last season -- six away from equaling the NHL record.

2008-12-24 01:04:49

Evgeni Nabokov made 33 saves Tuesday, backstopping San Jose to a 5-0 victory over Vancouver. It was Nabokov's second shutout this season and 42nd of his NHL career. The Sharks got a goal and two assists from Patrick Marleau.

2008-12-14 01:11:29

Patrick Marleau had two goals Saturday night, including the game winner at 14:57 of the third period, and the San Jose Sharks beat St. Louis 5-4. Marleau opened the scoring in the first quarter.

2008-12-05 00:10:20

Joe Thornton, playing in a team-record 248th straight game, scored the winning goal in the third period Thursday to give San Jose a 3-2 victory over Columbus. It was the ninth straight victory for the Sharks, who in their previous outing had equaled the league record for most points achieved (43) in the first 25 games of a season. San Jose improved its record to 22-3-1 and has not suffered a regulation loss at home all season.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.