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Bacterial 'Syringe' Necessary For Development Of Marine Animals
2014-01-15 08:43:59

If you've ever slipped on a slimy wet rock at the beach, you have bacteria to thank. Those bacteria, nestled in a supportive extracellular matrix, form bacterial biofilms—often slimy substances that cling to wet surfaces. For some marine organisms—like corals, sea urchins, and tubeworms—these biofilms serve a vital purpose, flagging suitable homes for such organisms and actually aiding the transformation of larvae to adults.

2012-04-11 22:30:42

Anyone who's tried a weekend home improvement project knows that to do a job right, you've got to have the right tools.

2011-04-25 16:12:33

Recently a research paper titled “Expanding the Diversity of Mycobacteriophages: Insights into Genome Architecture and Evolution” was published in PLoS ONE, a peer-reviewed online journal published by the Public Library of Science.

2010-05-14 11:39:49

Members of a population of identical cells often "choose" different fates, even though they exist in identical conditions.

2008-12-09 12:58:07

U.S. university researchers say they've uncovered clues from a virus quirk that may lead to new ways to kill E.

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2005-06-30 00:30:00

In another step to decipher information in the human genome, scientists have discovered the location and sequence of over 10,000 DNA regions that function as genetic on-off switches, or "promoters" in human fibroblasts.

2005-06-22 12:20:00

By comparing 140 sequenced bacterial genomes, researchers have uncovered a system for regulating genes essential to bacterial replication - and they did it solely by computer keystrokes and mouse clicks.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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