genetic analysis

Newly Discovered Predatory Dinosaur “King of Gore” Reveals the Origins of T. rex

The huge carnivore inhabited Laramidia, a landmass formed on the western coast of a shallow sea that flooded the central region of North America, isolating…

New Drug reduces negative Memory

In a subsequent pharmacological study with one of the identified compounds, the scientists found a drug-induced reduction of aversive memory. This could have…

Scientists decode mystery sequences involved in gene regulation

Every cell in an organism's body has the same copy of DNA, yet different cells do different things; for example, some function as brain cells, while others…

Ancient DNA Sheds Light on Arctic Whale Mysteries

Canadian pack ice no barrier to ice-savvy bowheads crossing between oceansScientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society, the American Museum of Natural…

Scientists complete most comprehensive genetic analysis yet of corn

An interdisciplinary team, led by researchers at Cornell University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS), today…

Large international study finds memory in adults impacted by versions of 4 genes

Two research studies, co-led by UC Davis neurologist Charles DeCarli and conducted by an international team that included more than 80 scientists at 71…

Notre Dame researchers are providing insights into elephant behavior and conservation issues

Spend some time with University of Notre Dame researchers Elizabeth Archie and Patrick Chiyo and you'll gain a better understanding of just what a tragic loss…

Two-timing and hybrids: RUB researchers look back on 100 million years of smut fungi evolution

Two-timing is nothing out of the ordinary for them: for about 100 million years, grass smut fungi have been breeding in a three-gender system. This was…

San Diego Zoo researchers contribute to project using mummy DNA to differentiate croc species

“This paper provides a remarkable surprise: the Nile crocodile is not a single species, as previously thought, but instead demonstrates two species – living…

'SpongeBob' mushroom discovered in the forests of Borneo

Sing it with us: What lives in the rainforest, under a tree? Spongiforma squarepantsii, a new species of mushroom almost as strange as its cartoon namesake. Its discovery in the forests of Borneo, says San Francisco State University researcher Dennis Desjardin, suggests that even some of the most charismatic characters in the fungal kingdom are yet to be identified….

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