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New findings in yeast may reveal why growing older is the greatest carcinogen in humans
...have thought of the mother cell as being the trash bin
that accumulates all the genetic bad stuff so that the daughters could be protected. But we found the opposite. The mother remains protected, which preserves her chance to produce more normal daughters." If this evolutionary process is biologically c...
New, more effective option for gene data mining identified
...colored ball. The algorithm sorts data into each bin
according to how closely its "color" matches the ball already in the bin. The result is a set of bins or clusters densely packed with genes that exhibit similar patterns of expression and that appear well separated on visual inspection. In the h...
Getting at the roots of terrorism
...abia, which enrages some Muslims, especially Osama bin
Laden. But demographic and socioeconomic factors -...ated individuals as were the 9/11 Saudis and Osama bin
Laden himself. The socioeconomic and political conditions in their nations provided a good basis for...
Study shows plants inherit traits from more than gene sequence alone
...tics] for a long time, but it was relegated to the bin
of weird genetics," Richards said. " Some people liked to study it as an oddity. But now it's becoming more appreciated. Today, research in epigenetics is providing insight into a broad range of study areas. Molecular biologists working to introduc...
Want to get rid of trash quickly? Just add water, study suggests
... bioreactors for 15 months. Each bioreactor - or bin
- was filled with approximat... each bin. The waste in one bin
was covered with a single layer of sludge - sewage already decomposed by bacte...
Molecule plays key role in cellular quality control machinery
...rgeted for degradation, sent to the cellular trash bin
for recycling.According to the new study, CHIP is the protein co-chaperone that makes this triage decision. It apparently provides a direct molecular link between the protein folding and degradation pathways. "Speaking from my perspective of a card...
Purdue researchers unveil program to track crop traits
...f seed and grain samples. Data from both field and bin
inspections, as well as from the lab, are entered into the computer program, which combines the data and then estimates the purity of the harvested grain. Compared to existing methods for analyzing grain purity, this should give reliable results at ...
Fishermen Are Killing Brown Pelicans With Kindness
... of larger fish by putting them in a covered waste bin
or grindingthem up so pelicans cannot reach the remains. Harry Kelton, president of the Pelican Harbor Seabird Station in BiscayneBay, has seen the harm humans can do to pelicans firsthand. He says 300injured birds come in to the rescue station each ...
Peas With Built-In Weevil Resistance
...countries, a small weevil infestation in a storage bin
can lead to near-total crop losses six months later," says Dr Higgins. The CSIRO scientists are working in collaboration with scientists from the University of California and the Purdue University. The research is supported by growers through t...