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2013-06-17 09:56:18

Because of their central importance to biology, proteins have been the focus of intense research, particularly the manner in which they are produced from genetically coded templates—a process commonly known as translation.

2012-12-28 15:41:56

One approach to understanding components in living organisms is to attempt to create them artificially, using principles of chemistry, engineering and genetics.

Researchers Create Synthetic DNA/RNA That Can Evolve
2012-04-20 07:04:05

Researchers have created artificial genetic material known as Xenonucleic acids, or XNAs, that can store information and evolve over generations in a comparable way to DNA.

2012-01-09 13:15:50

In the chemistry of the living world, a pair of nucleic acids—DNA and RNA—reign supreme.

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2008-04-29 09:45:00

In the rapid and fast-growing world of nanotechnology, researchers are continually on the lookout for new building blocks to push innovation and discovery to scales much smaller than the tiniest speck of dust.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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