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Hidden signals in RNAs regulate protein synthesis - Science Daily


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... in regions that are traditionally considered untranslated and that initiate at non-traditional start sites," said senior author Eckhard Jankowsky, PhD, professor in the Center for RNA Molecular Biology at Case Western Reserve University School of ...

The neurobiology of fruit fly courtship helps illuminates human ... - Medical Xpress


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Two fruit flies meet in an acrylic mating chamber and check each other out. It's the insect version of speed dating for science.
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The Tie Goes to the Winners - Fortune


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But from a biological standpoint, such equipoise is standard fare. Within the human body, up and down are forever engaged in a dance to the middle. Witness the human kidneys, which when healthy, maintain the constancy of “an internal ocean” of bodily ...

Leptin Helps Body Regulate Fat

New York - United States

Results of a 1995 study showing how Leptin, a protein produced by fat, appears to play an important role in how the body manages its supply of fat.

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