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Honey Bee Queens And Workers Are Separated By A Single Gene
2014-01-30 04:43:59

In a hive of honey bees, the jobs of queen and worker are drastically different. A new study from Michigan State University and Wayne State University reveals, however, that only a single gene separates the two.

2013-04-19 17:52:23

An international research team including Christian Schlötterer and Alistair McGregor of the Vetmeduni Vienna has discovered a completely new mechanism by which evolution can change the appearance of an organism.

2011-04-20 21:35:00

Researchers at Rice University and Texas A&M have discovered a way to pattern active proteins into bio-friendly fibers.

2009-08-13 13:55:00

Water striders, the familiar semi-aquatic bugs gliding across the lake at the cottage, have a novel body form that allows them to walk on water. This was not always the case.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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