Posts Tagged ‘dna’

Genomes of Trout and Louis XVI

Thursday, April 24th, 2014
trout, rainbow trout, fish, genomes, genetic, DNA, French, revolution, king, Louis XVI, Louis 16, beheading

What do the fish and the beheaded French king have in common?

Missing DNA

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
plants, flowers, algae, dna, genome, plastid, chloroplasts, photosynthesis

Does missing DNA make a plant not a plant?

Microbes Beneath the Surface

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013
tallgrass, prairie, ecosystem, microbes, soil, dirt, restoration, dna

Just how crucial are soil microbes to an ecosystem?

Rewind: From the Field to DNA

Monday, October 7th, 2013
Brian Simison, Jens Vindum, collections, research, field work, freezers, nitrogen, tissues, dna, genome, genetics

Where does DNA come from? It all begins in the field…

iGEM: Synthetic Biology in Space!

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013
igem, stanford, brown, lynn rothschild, synthetic, biology, dna, nanowires

This summer’s Stanford-Brown iGEM heads to competition this weekend with four out-of-this-world synthetic biology projects.

Undoing Extinction

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
passenger, pigoen, birds, de-extinction, extinction, genetic engineering, DNA, jack dumbacher, revive, restore

Scientists are trying to revive and restore a tragically lost species, the passenger pigeon.

Where’s the Junk?

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013
bladderwort, carnivorous, plants, genome, junk, DNA, ENCODE

Could an odd plant with a terrible name show us that “junk DNA” has value after all?

Bat Immunity

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
bats, disease, immunity, flight, evolution, DNA

Bats have amazing immunity to disease and are the only mammals that fly. Could the two be intertwined?

Breaking the Code

Friday, October 5th, 2012
ENCODE

The ENCODE project is revealing more about the human genome.

Gene Beehavior

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012
Pollination

Honeybees may help us understand human behavior at the gene level.

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