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Molecular Biology and Genetics

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  1. Francisco Lopez

    Francisco Lopez

    01/10/2017
    Francisco Lopez
    The Evolutionary Event That Gave You Pumpkins and Squash
    www.nytimes.com About 100 million years ago, the genome of a melon-like fruit copied itself, leading to fruits now associated with autumn, scientists have...
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  2. Francisco Lopez

    Francisco Lopez

    11/07/2017
    Francisco Lopez
    How Canadian researchers reconstituted an extinct poxvirus for $100,000 using mail-order DNA
    www.sciencemag.org A study that brought horsepox back to life is triggering a new debate about the risks and power of synthetic...
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  3. Francisco Lopez

    Francisco Lopez

    22/06/2017
    Francisco Lopez
    Genetic modelling adds a new twist to hobbit ancestry question
    cosmosmagazine.com A new study lends weight to the idea that the diminutive ancient hominid Homo floresiensis was descended from larger...
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  4. Francisco Lopez

    Francisco Lopez

    13/06/2016
    Francisco Lopez
    Scientists just confirmed there's a second layer of information hidden in our DNA
    www.businessinsider.com It's not just the information coded into our DNA that shapes who we are - it's also the way DNA folds itself that controls which genes are expressed...
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  5. Jahanara Hoque

    Jahanara Hoque

    03/06/2016
    All I can say is, don't forget to sequence the bacteria in the belly buttons too, because we all have a unique world in there.
    Jahanara Hoque
    uBiome project will sequence the bacteria that share our bodies
    www.theguardian.com Paying volunteers will provide samples to help investigate potential links between the 'microbiome' and...
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