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Do parents favor their biological children over their adopted ones? - Science /AAAS


Science /AAAS
To see how this so-called kin selection theory might apply to adoptive parents, researchers compared data on 135 pairs of “virtual twins”—siblings about the same age consisting of either one adopted child and one biological child or two adopted children.

The Vital Question: Why Is Life the Way It Is? review – back to biological basics - The Guardian


The Guardian
It's fun to rib physicists by pointing out that while they've been hunting a Grand Theory of Everything for millennia, in biology, we did it three times, all in the space of a hundred years. Often overlooked, cell theory states that all life is made of ...

Characterizing enhancers with dCas9 - Nature.com


Nature.com
Protein fusions of deactivated CRISPR-associated endonuclease Cas9 (dCas9) with transcription activator or repressor domains have been used to study gene regulation. However, such fusion proteins do not modulate chromatin conformation directly, ...

Three Domains Theory

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Includes a map of the Three Domains (Archaea, Bacteria, and Eucarya) and looks at how molecular-phylogenetic studies have reshaped the tree of life, showing that the main diversity of life is microbial.

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Looks at how the analysis of Archaea DNA lead to microbiologist Carl Woese's proposal for a reorganized Tree of Life made up of Three Domains: Eukarya, Eubacteria (true bacteria), and Archaea.

United Kingdom

A database built from Pfam, PRINTS and PROSITE.

A New Germ Theory
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The dictates of evolution virtually demand that the causes of some of humanity's chronic and most baffling "noninfectious" illnesses will turn out to be pathogens -- that is the radical view of a prominent evolutionary biologist.

Molecular Information Theory
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Home page of the Molecular Information Theory group at the Center for Cancer Research Nanobiology Program, NIH.

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The Emuseum's general overview of human evolution summarizing people in the study of human evolution, terms, hominid fossil images and links.

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A paper on a genetic model for the cause of cancer describing a counter mechanism for the cell's life span and how this counter can cause cancer.

Molecular Information Theory
United States

The theory of molecular machines from the NIH Laboratory of Computational and Experimental Biology.

History of Evolutionary Theory
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Evolutionary topics and scientists in their historical context - from Museum of Paleontology, UC-Berkeley.

Human Evolution Theory
United States

Human evolution theory utilizing concepts of neoteny & female sexual selection. An etiology of neuropsychological disorders such as autism and dyslexia, and the origin of left handedness.

Synthetic Theory of Evolution
United States

Offers an introduction to late 20th century evolutionary concepts and theories.