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Written in coconut DNA are two origins of cultivation, several ancient trade routes, and the history of the colonization of the Americas.
Picture a menacing drill sergeant, a gory slaughterhouse, a devastating scene of a natural disaster.
A dramatically better computer tool for finding the genetic missteps that fuel cancer has been developed by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital â€“ Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project investigators.
Combining electrochemistry and photovoltaics to clean up oxidation reactions .
In two independent studies scientists have separately identified DNA on chromosome 3 that appears to be related to depression.
"I have a slide that has a photo of a cornfield and a big photovoltaic array," says Robert Blankenship, a scientist who studies photosynthesis at Washington University in St. Louis.
Both migration and evolution played a role in the adaptation of shootingstars to warmer temperatures after the last ice age.
It sounds like science-fiction, but one researcher has used new technology that may someday allow patients with a prosthetic arm to move their limb by thought alone.
Daniel Moran has dedicated his career to developing the best brain-computer interface, or BCI, he possibly can.
An ultrasound guide star and time-reversal mirror can focus light deep under the skin, a game-changing improvement in biomedical imaging technology.
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