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Image 1 - Developmental Differences Controlled By Rapidly Evolving Genes
2011-09-19 10:15:28

Genes essential to producing the developmental differences displayed by social insects evolve more rapidly than genes governing other aspects of organismal function, a new study has found.

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2011-02-11 08:25:00

A parasite and a virus may be teaming up in a way that increases the parasite’s ability to harm humans.

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2011-01-19 05:35:00

A new study finds that too much, or too little, Internet use may be linked to depression among teens.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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