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Scientists will discuss remarkable advances in whale research at the annual meeting of AAAS
...ulation has shrunk. Think of those family trees of royal
houses in Europe, where one queen has 12 children, so it bulges out there, but none of the children do very well, for various reasons, so the tree collapses back down again.'' The same holds true for whale genealogies, he adds. ''We're able to read b...
PNAS highlights for the week of April 4 - 8
...ya entrepreneurs set up extensive workshops beyond royal
control on the Caribbean coast, where they produce...r delivery by canoes. The workshops were far from royal
Maya leaders in the cities, the author says, indicating an economy more complex than previously thou...
Sweet yet sophisticated: Honey bee genome lends insight into sociality, sensation and sex
...I: 10.1101/gr.5680406] The genealogy of the royal
(protein) lineage In honey bees, the queens are not of royal
blood, but royal
jelly: they become sexually mature only after being chosen by workers from the pre...
Michigan State researcher traces the evolution of honey bee gender
...life can take one of two directions. Fed a diet of royal
jelly, the female hatchling will develop into a queen bee. If not, she will become one of the 20,000 to 60,000 worker bees tending to the needs of the hive, the drones, her queen and the next generation. Ultimately the csd system shared by all hone...
The social life of honeybees coordinated by a single gene
...terile workers synthesize vitellogenin to make the royal
jelly they feed larvae. It can also prolong the lifespan of both workers and the queen by reducing oxidative stress. As bees undergo the complex behavioral shift demanded by the change in job description, their physiology changes too: they have hi...
VIB scientist receives major research grant
...died hereditary disorders, as it afflicted several royal
families. Alexis, the only son of Russian czar Nicolas II, was perhaps the most famous hemophilia patient. Gene therapy Regular injection of the right coagulation factor is usually the only possible treatment for hemophilia patients. Gene therapy...
Manchester University helps with pharaoh DNA analysis
... the DNA samples with those taken from Hatshepsuts royal
relatives her grandmother Ahmose Nefertari, the m... The difficulty in carrying out DNA testing on the royal
mummies resides in the many times the remains have been handled as well as the chemical processes of...