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How a zebra lost its stripes: Rapid evolution of the quagga

...ecame extinct about 100 years ago. The pelt from a quagga museum specimen was the subject of tissue sampling...t of DNA and multiple specimens." In the past, the quagga has alternatively been described as a species and a subspecies of the Plains zebra.These researchers...

MIT warns of dumping seafood

...s $1 billion trying to eradicate zebra mussels and quagga mussels and $100 million for green crabs. Invasive species are a problem everywhere in the world. In Southeast Asia, South American apple snails now threaten rice and taro crops. In Ecuador, Asia, Europe and Kenya, Louisiana crayfish are devouring lo...

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(Date:10/15/2014)... 44th Rosenstiel Award for Distinguished Work in Biomedical Science ... mechanisms of genomic instability and its implications for the ... alumnus to win the Rosenstiel Award; the first, Rod ... is the Charles A. Janeway Professor of Pediatrics and ... investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Boston ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... A new study published in Cancer Research ... liver and colon cancers—can promote the development of skin ... proliferation and survival of sun-damaged skin cells. , Previously ... seven proteins called sirtuins that help regulate genomic stability ... aging. SIRT6 helps repair DNA damage, which can lead ...
(Date:10/14/2014)... is how to produce enough food to feed the ... Agriculture Organization of the United Nations predicts that food ... to feed a growing global population, and plants are ... production. Plants—grains, cereals, fruits, vegetables, and more—feed humans ... must tap into our knowledge of how plants work ...
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