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RNA Gets Large-Scale Structural Analysis and Annotation Tool - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News


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DNA has often overshadowed its single-stranded brethren in many aspects of molecular biology, but as technology continually improves, allowing researchers to manipulate this complex molecule, we are beginning to understand just how vital RNA is on the ...

Genetics and Molecular Biology - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News


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The Genetics and Molecular Biology app is aimed for younger students (middle school and high school); however, it could also serve as a review resource for introductory biology students at the undergraduate level. The app provides basic background ...

Study examines how higher-order gene combinations help maintain ... - News-Medical.net


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We inherit many traits from our parents including the color of our eyes and hair. Unfortunately, we also inherit risk factors for certain diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. Understanding those genetic connections can help prevention ...

Random Genetic Drift

La Habra - United States

Describes the how genetic drift, one of the most important mechanisms of evolution, works.

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    Evolution - Genetic Drift

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    Random Genetic Drift
    Natural selection isn't the only mechanism of evolution. One of the most important theories of evolution entails genetic drift. Some have argued that drift is more important than selection in evolving new species.

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