Hitting Reset to Start a New Embryo
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Scientists show how a fertilized egg cell, or zygote, hits 'reset' so that the newly formed embryo can develop according to its own genetic ..read more
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Detection of Bacteria and Viruses With Fluorescent Nanotubes
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The new carbon nanotube sensor design resembles a molecular toolbox that can be used to quickly assemble sensors for a variety of purposes -- for instance for detecting bacteria and ..read more
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Fueled by New Chemistry, Algorithm Mines Fungi for Useful Molecules
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A newly described type of chemistry in fungi is both surprisingly common and likely to involve highly reactive enzymes, two traits that make the genes involved useful signposts pointing to a potential treasure trove of biological compounds with medical and chemical applications. It was also nearly ..read more
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Revealing HIV Drug-Resistance Mechanisms Through Protein Structures
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Researchers have discovered the molecular mechanisms by which the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) becomes resistant to Dolutegravir, one of the most effective, clinically used antiviral drugs for treating HIV. Their findings reveal how changes to the 3D structures of integrase, an HIV protein ..read more
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Structural Biology: Molecular Scissors Caught in the Act
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In all living organisms, the biomolecule transfer RNA (tRNA) plays a fundamental role in protein production. tRNAs are generated from precursor molecules in several steps. The enzyme tRNA splicing endonuclease (TSEN), among other things, catalyzes one step in this process. Mutations in TSEN lead to ..read more
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Deciphering Fish Species Interactions for Climate Change Insights
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A team has developed a technique to study how different fish species interact with each other in a coastal region, a breakthrough that helps explain the complex relationships among marine species and how global warming impacts fish ..read more
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Researchers' Sweeping Discovery Shows How Kidney Cells Self-Renew
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Scientists have discovered a previously unknown 'housekeeping' process in kidney cells that ejects unwanted content, resulting in cells that rejuvenate themselves and remain functioning and healthy. The self-renewal process, which is fundamentally different from how other bodily tissues are thought ..read more
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Boy Fly Meets Girl Fly Meets AI: Training an AI to Recognize Fly Mating Identifies a Gene for Mating Positions
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A research group has developed a new system to detect mating in fruit flies using artificial intelligence. They used the system to determine how fruit flies use mechanical stimuli during mating to maintain an effective mating position. When they ..read more
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Scientists Discover Clues to Aging and Healing from a Squishy Sea Creature
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Insights into healing and aging by those who studied how a tiny sea creature regenerates an entire new body from only its mouth. The researchers sequenced RNA from Hydractinia symbiolongicarpus, a small, tube-shaped animal that lives on the shells of hermit crabs. Just as the Hydractinia were ..read more
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Virus-Like Transposons Wage War on the Species Barrier
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Scientists have known for decades that genes can be transferred from one species to another, both in animals and plants. However, the mechanism of how such an unlikely event occurs remained unknown. Now, researchers identify a vector of horizontal gene transfer (HGT) in worms. The findings could ..read more
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