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Some DNA Dismissed As 'Junk' Is Crucial To Embryo Development - NPR


NPR
One of the enduring mysteries of biology is why so much of the DNA in our chromosomes appears to be simply junk. In fact, about half of the human genome consists of repetitive bits of DNA that cut ... LINE-1 seems to be essential in the earliest stages ...
Science Magazine

Animated History: The Evolution Of Parenting - NPR


NPR
The Great Wall of China. A walk on the moon. Genome sequencing. How did we humans, who share almost all of our DNA with chimpanzees, end up doing all that, while they ended up pretty much where they started? Some scientists will tell you it was ...

Single-Cell Analysis Elucidates Epigenetic Changes in Early Human Development - GenomeWeb


GenomeWeb
As they reported today in Nature Cell Biology, the researchers found that genes with high variation in DNA methylation tended to be distinct from those with high variation in chromatin accessibility. They also observed a feedback mechanism between ...

Trace Your Ancestry with DNA

Vancouver - Canada

Tracing paternal and maternal ancestral roots using DNA.

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A hardware base DNA sequencing trace reprocessing system for improving the read length and throughput of the ABI 3100, 3130 and 3730 DNA sequencers.

Prospect Magazine: Myths of British Ancestry
United Kingdom

Stephen Oppenheimer declares that ancestors of the British and Irish were Basques, not Celts. The Celts were not wiped out by the Anglo-Saxons, in fact neither had much impact on the genetic stock of these islands.

Palaeos: The Trace of Life on Earth
United States

Dedicated to providing detailed information on the history of life on Earth. Addresses palaeontology, evolution, geochronology, systematics, and ecology.

DNA Repair: Responses to DNA Damage and Other Aspects of Genomic Stability
Netherlands

Publishes observations on genetic, cellular, biochemical, and molecular aspects of DNA repair, mutagenesis, cell cycle regulation, and apoptosis.

LiveScience.com: DNA and DNA Testing
United States

Collection of articles addressing DNA testing and how it has become an increasingly popular method of identification and research since its establishment in 1985.

A heterodimeric DNA polymerase: Evidence that members of Euryarchaeota possess a distinct DNA polymerase
United States

Journal abstract, with references.

DNA Baser
United States

Commercial sequence package for contig assembly, normal and batch mode, to investigate genomic fragments, rRNA and protein genes. Includes trial download for Microsoft platforms from Windows 95 to Vista.

DNA from the Beginning
United States

An animated primer on the basics of DNA, genes, and heredity.

DNA Software
United States

Company selling software intended for molecular biology.

MB DNA Analysis
Germany

Program for statistical analysis and evaluation of the biological significance from microarray data. Includes key features, registration and download for Windows and Linux.