Quantcast

Latest Molecular genetics Stories

2013-04-25 19:56:01

Like musicians in an orchestra who have the same musical score but start and finish playing at different intervals, cells with the same genes start and finish transcribing them at different points in the genome.

2013-04-02 10:30:31

Most cancer treatments are blunt. In an attempt to eradicate tumors, oncologists often turn to radiation or chemotherapy, which can damage healthy tissue along with the cancerous growths.

DNA Sequencing Method Detects Ingredients Within Food
2013-03-28 05:34:25

European researchers have adapted the latest techniques of DNA sequencing to create a novel screening procedure that accurately determines the amount of animal, plant and microbial substances in foods.

2013-03-14 17:21:13

Predictability is often used synonymously with “boring,” as in that story or that outcome was so predictable.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.