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2014-05-21 12:13:31

A few years ago researchers described a Turkish family whose family members moved around on all fours.

2014-01-27 15:13:00

Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have identified how a mutated protein can lead to holes in a protein sitting in a cell's membrane.

2013-10-07 09:19:20

It's not visible to the naked eye and you can't feel it, but up to 40 per cent of your body's energy goes into supplying the microscopic sodium-potassium pump with the energy it needs.

Hearing Mechanism Compared To Car Battery
2013-01-08 03:42:16

One of the mechanisms involved in human hearing is similar to the operation of a car battery, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Iowa.

Evolution Follows A Predictable Genetic Pattern Researchers Find
2012-10-26 10:20:03

Evolution, often perceived as a series of random changes, might in fact be driven by a simple and repeated genetic solution to an environmental pressure that a broad range of species happen to share, according to new research.

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2007-01-30 08:10:00

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have discovered new details about how bacteria generate energy to live.

2004-11-27 03:00:11

ABSTRACT Potassium (K+) requirements have been largely overlooked because severe deficiencies are uncommon due to the ubiquity of this element in foods.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.