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CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technology has been used for the first time to successfully produce live cows with increased resistance to bovine tuberculosis, reports new research published in the open access journal Genome Biology.The researchers, …
CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technology has been used for the first time to successfully produce live cows with increased resistance to …
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The LHCb experiment has found hints of what could be a new piece of the jigsaw puzzle of the missing antimatter in our universe. They have found tantalising evidence of a phenomenon dubbed charge-parity (CP) …
The LHCb experiment has found hints of what could be a new piece of the jigsaw puzzle of the missing …
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Normal crystals, likes diamond, are an atomic lattice that repeats in space, but physicists recently suggested making materials that repeat in time. Last year, UC Berkeley's Norman Yao sketched out the phases surrounding a time …
Normal crystals, likes diamond, are an atomic lattice that repeats in space, but physicists recently suggested making materials that repeat …
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The Hubble constant—the rate at which the Universe is expanding—is one of the fundamental quantities describing our Universe. A group of astronomers from the H0LiCOW collaboration, led by Sherry Suyu, Max Planck …
The Hubble constant—the rate at which the Universe is expanding—is one of the fundamental quantities describing our Universe. …
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Life's genetic code has only ever contained four natural bases. These bases pair up to form two "base pairs"—the rungs of the DNA ladder—and they have simply been rearranged to create bacteria and …
Life's genetic code has only ever contained four natural bases. These bases pair up to form two "base pairs"—the …
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Lockheed Martin is helping NASA begin the hunt for dark energy, a mysterious force powering the universe's accelerating expansion. An instrument assembly the company is developing, if selected by NASA for production, will be the …
Lockheed Martin is helping NASA begin the hunt for dark energy, a mysterious force powering the universe's accelerating expansion. An …
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For decades, scientists have theorized that the movement of Earth's tectonic plates is driven largely by negative buoyancy created as they cool. New research, however, shows plate dynamics are driven significantly by the additional force …
For decades, scientists have theorized that the movement of Earth's tectonic plates is driven largely by negative buoyancy created as …
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Just like an alphabet is made up of individual letters, DNA is composed of chemical bases. And in the same way that letters must be placed in a specific order to form words and sentences, …
Just like an alphabet is made up of individual letters, DNA is composed of chemical bases. And in the same …
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The study of 11,000 galaxies shows their gas—the lifeblood for star formation—is being violently stripped away on a widespread scale throughout the local Universe.Toby Brown, leader of the study and PhD candidate at …
The study of 11,000 galaxies shows their gas—the lifeblood for star formation—is being violently stripped away on a widespread …
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Wolffia globosa, a tiny, rootless duckweed, or water lens, apparently has what it takes to achieve great things.Researchers at the University of Jena (Germany), together with colleagues in India and Germany, have investigated the …
Wolffia globosa, a tiny, rootless duckweed, or water lens, apparently has what it takes to achieve great things.Researchers at …
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