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2013-02-15 10:11:34

As scientists continue to unravel the complexity of the human genome and to uncover vital elements that play a role in both normal physiology and disease, one particular class of elements called noncoding RNAs is gaining a lot of attention.

2008-09-18 12:00:13

As America seeks to produce a new generation of scientists capable of tackling complex global challenges, Grinnell College will dedicate an innovative science teaching building named for one of its most notable science graduates - the late Robert N.

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2006-10-02 15:40:00

Two Americans won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for discovering a way to silence specific genes, a revolutionary finding that scientists are scrambling to harness for fighting illnesses as diverse as cancer, heart disease and AIDS.


Word of the Day
ethnarch
  • The governor of a province or people.
The word 'ethnarch' comes from a Greek word meaning 'ruler of a tribe or nation'.
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