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Image 1 - Fruit Fly Intestine May Hold Secret To The Fountain Of Youth
2011-11-03 04:46:41

Long-lived fruit flies offer Salk scientists clues to slowing human aging and fighting disease.

Image 1 - Alarm Clock Gene Controls When You Wake Up
2011-09-30 08:07:14

Researchers have identified a gene responsible for starting the your biological clock from its restful state in the morning.

Are Genes Our Destiny
2011-09-18 06:30:55

Salk scientists discover 'hidden' code in DNA evolves more rapidly than genetic code.

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2011-07-31 07:22:28

Salk Institute and Dana Farber Cancer Institute researchers contribute to production of largest-ever map of plant protein interactions.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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