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'Jumping genes' key to evolution, researchers reveal - Deccan Chronicle


Deccan Chronicle
Washington: Turns out, almost half of our DNA sequences are made up of jumping genes, which are also known as transposons. Transposons is a DNA sequence that changes its position within a genome, sometimes creating or reversing mutations and ...
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UBNow - University at Buffalo Reporter


University at Buffalo Reporter
David M. Dietz, associate professor, has been appointed chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at UB. The announcement was made by Michael E. Cain, vice president for health ...

Neuroscientist Narayanan Kasthuri Leading Research to Map Billions of Brain Cells - India West


India West
An Indian American assistant professor of neurobiology and researcher at the University of Chicago's Argonne project is leading research into mapping billions of brain cells. Scientists at the university and Argonne National Laboratory, including Prof.

Astrobiology at the University of Washington

Seattle - United States

Investigating the wide range of multidisciplinary factors that may influence the origin and evolution of life on Earth and beyond.

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Carnegie Institution of Washington: NASA Astrobiology Institute
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Addressing: How does life begin and evolve? Is there life elsewhere in the Universe? What is the future of life on Earth and beyond?

Astrobiology at Arizona State University
United States

The Astrobiology Team at ASU follows the elements to help guide the exploration for life beyond Earth, in our Solar System and on planets orbiting other stars. We are one of fourteen teams that make up the NASA Astrobiology Institute, supported by a five year grant that began in 2009.

University of Hawaii Astrobiology Lead Team
United States

Tracing the history of water from its formation in the ISM to incorporation in the solar system, how it reaches the terrestrial planets, and its role in life.

University of Rhode Island Astrobiology Institute
United States

Works to gain a fundamental understanding of the life that inhabits Earth's deeply buried marine sediments.

United States

Center for genomic and evolutionary studies on microbial life at low temperatures and member of NASA's Astrobiology Institute.

Astrobiology Program at Arizona State University
United States

Member of NASA's Astrobiology Institute, it includes faculty researchers and students at all levels from the departments of geological sciences, chemistry and biochemistry, biology, and microbiology and plant biology.

University of Washington
United States

The Department of Biology is the hub for the basic biological sciences at the University of Washington. Our mission is leadership in research and teaching of biology at the regional, national, and international levels.

University of Washington
United States

University of Washington
United States

Pharmacology is the study of the interaction of living cells and organisms with the molecules they encounter in their environment. Areas of active research range from evaluation of the effects of drugs and environmental chemicals on humans and animals to study of the actions of hormones, neurotransmitters, and other physiological regulators on individual cells and examination of the detailed molecular structure of cellular constituents which play

Washington State University
United States

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