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2010-08-03 14:50:28

Zinc finger nucleases (ZFNs) are artificial restriction enzymes made by fusing an engineered zinc finger DNA-binding domain to the DNA cleavage domain of a restriction enzyme.

2009-11-18 15:30:20

Viruses are well known for attacking humans and animals, but some viruses instead attack bacteria.

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2009-11-11 13:07:18

Scientists in Washington, DC, are reporting development and successful tests of a new way for exploring the insides of living cells, the microscopic building blocks of all known plants and animals.


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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