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Unlocking The Immune System’s Memory

Unlocking The Immune System’s Memory

Australian scientists have identified the fundamental role of STAT3, a protein at the center of an important signaling network.

KNOX2 Gene Helps Plants Become Diploid, Study

KNOX2 Gene Helps Plants Become Diploid, Study

Researchers have identified a particular gene that regulates the transition between stages of the life cycle in land plants.

DNA Hydrogel Remembers Its Original Shape

DNA Hydrogel Remembers Its Original Shape

New biological material created by scientists is so soft that it can flow like a liquid and then, strangely, return to its original shape.

Kawaii Cats/Puppies/Piglets Online – They Help You Concentrate

Kawaii Cats/Puppies/Piglets Online – They Help You Concentrate

Japanese scientists have shown that one’s attention becomes more focused after viewing cute photos of baby animals.

Scientists Sequence Genome Of Liver Cancer Caused By Hepatitis B, C

Scientists Sequence Genome Of Liver Cancer Caused By Hepatitis B, C

Two teams of Asian researchers have independently completed whole-genome sequencing studies of a type of liver cancer commonly caused by hepatitis virus infection.

Single Gene Mutation Linked To Throat Cancer Uncovered

Single Gene Mutation Linked To Throat Cancer Uncovered

An international team of researchers has identified a specific gene linked to throat cancer following a genetic study of a family with ten members who all developed the condition.