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Dwarf mistletoe reveals its sexual secrets
Hold off putting up your usual variety of mistletoe
the dwarf mistletoe
could soon eclipse its better-known Christmas cousins as the green fertility symbol of choice for ho...
In Western bluebird as well as human families, accumulated wealth encourages stability
... family life." For bluebirds, "wealth" consists of mistletoe
berries, an abundant winter food source growing on...r, only 8 percent stayed when she removed half the mistletoe
from trees in the parent bluebirds' territory. "Animals, including humans, can accumulate resources ...
Stretch a DNA loop, turn off proteins
It may look like mistletoe
wrapped around a flexible candy cane. But this molecular model shows how some proteins form loops in DNA when they chemically attach, or bind, at separate sites to the double-helical molecule that carries lifes genetic blueprint. Biologists have di...