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Deadly malaria's evolution revealed - EurekAlert (press release)

EurekAlert (press release)
The evolutionary path of the deadliest human malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, has been revealed for the first time. This parasite is a member of a parasite family called the Laverania that only infect the great apes including humans ...

Allen Integrated Cell is a powerful tool for visualizing biology in 3D ... - TechCrunch

What does a cell look like? If you had to draw one, you'd probably do the usual thing: a sort of fried egg with a nucleus yolk and a couple of ribosomes peppered ...

'Astounding' survey of fly species suggests we might be underestimating global biodiversity -
A University of Calgary entomologist recently participated in a landmark study that revealed just how much we don't know about the number and variety of species that inhabit our planet. John Swann was one of 59 biologists who spent one year collecting ...

Ribosomes Revealed

Austin - United States

Article, with links to researchers, on elucidating structure of ribosomal RNA from X-ray crystallagraphy, and their function at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, St. Edward's University, Austin, TX.

United States

Explanation of how the information encoded in mRNA is translated into a polypeptide. Includes differences between prokaryotes and eukaryotes by John W. Kimball, now retired from Harvard College.

Basic Genetics as Revealed by Cats
United States

Introduction to genetic terminology using the cat as an example. Covers agouti, black, dilute, albino, red, dominant white and piebald.

Striped Rabbit Revealed in Laos Forest
United Kingdom

Press release and images of the newly discovered, highly distinctive species of rabbit found in the Annamite Mountains in Laos and Vietnam.

BBC News: 'Oldest' Ape-man Fossils Revealed
United Kingdom

Scientists unveiled the remains of a hominid said to be six million years old.