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Reacting to membrane stress - Nature.com


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Molecular dynamics simulations revealed that the amphipathic helix imposed a kinked and tilted orientation of the TMH region within the lipid bilayer, which enforced local membrane compression, in particular in the thicker, more ordered membrane domains.

Seeing in the dark: Minus sunlight, a general theory reveals universal patterns in ecology - Science Daily


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For roughly ten years, ecologist John Harte has been developing a maximum entropy theory of ecology (METE). Drawing on principles from thermodynamics, information theory, and the maximum information entropy (MaxEnt) inference procedure, Harte says ...

Using biology to justify the gender gap in tech is wrong—and not just because the science is bad - Quartz


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There are a lot of controversial statements in the leaked diversity memo written by Google engineer James Damore—most notably, his theory that the gender gap in tech could be attributed to biological differences between men and women. “The ...
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Three Domains Theory

Louisville - United States

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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United States

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
United States

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
United States

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

United States

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

United States

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
United States

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.