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2009-02-03 15:28:57

A new therapy being developed at the University of Florida could, in time, produce another weapon for the fight against herpes.

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2008-08-21 17:50:00

A new study of the ribosome, the cell's protein-building machinery, sheds light on the oldest branches of the evolutionary tree of life and suggests that differences in ribosomal structure between the three main branches of that tree are "molecular fossils" of the early evolution of protein synthesis.

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2007-03-20 08:20:00

A new study provides insight into what may have been the first self-replicating molecule to arise billions of years ago on the evolutionary path toward the emergence of life.

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2006-08-23 08:59:08

Water, that molecule-of-all-trades, is famous for its roles in shaping the Earth, sustaining living creatures and serving as a universal solvent.

2005-07-04 18:30:00

A Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator from Albany, New York, and an HHMI international research scholar from Buenos Aires, Argentina have combined their expertise to identify two peculiar features of the protein-making machinery of the parasite that causes Chagas disease. Their findings could help scientists develop a safe and effective drug for the disease, whose cardiac complications kill up to 30 percent of those infected.


Word of the Day
metagrabolized
  • totally perplexed and mixed up.
The word 'metagrabolized' is also spelled 'metagrobolized'.
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