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For young canaries learning their song, freedom in youth gives way to rules in adulthood
...thing like a canary. But as the birds mature, they edit
their song, dropping some elements, rearranging others, and adding repetitions and phrasing typical of an adult canary melody. The results appear in the May 13 issue of Science. "This kind of reprogramming is reminiscent of the flexibility of phoneme...
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute launches microbial database
...face is available for registered members to add or edit
annotations. The database will be expanded in 2006 to include genome sequences for the fungal pathogen Alternaria brassicicola and the oomycete pathogen Hyaloperonospora parasitica, both of which can infect the model plant Arabidopsis. In addition, ...
Global team of scientists describes new genus of African monkey: First in 83 years
...receive Davenport's emails from Tanzania. "I would edit
the manuscript, add comments, or write new sections and send the manuscript out for Stanley in Chicago and Olson in Alaska to make their changes," said Sargis. "Then, before going to bed I would take another pass at it, after Olson added his comments...
WHO expert to edit first international influenza title as pandemic fears grow
...ce and advisor to the Australian Government, is to edit
the first international journal dedicated to the subject. He has been appointed Editor of Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, which is being launched by Blackwell Publishing amid growing international concerns about the possibility of an influen...
Movies reveal that the process of insulating nerves is surprisingly dynamic
...ved in myelination using a confocal microscope and edit
them into time-lapse movies. The oligodendrocytes that produce the myelin membranes arise from mobile, dividing cells called "oligodentrocyte progenitor cells" or OPCs. OPCs are made in special locations in the brain and spinal cord. These cells se...
Authoritative new book on epigenetics published by CSHL Press
...thers. The overriding motivation for deciding to edit
this book was the general belief that we and all the contributors to the volume could transmit this excitement to future generations of students, scientists, and physicians, most of whom were taught genetic, but not epigenetic, principles governing i...