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Archive for February, 2008

The first 30,000 species have been added to an ambitious on-line catalog of the world’s diverse life forms, the Encyclopedia of Life.

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The work could help develop new crops to deal with poor soils in developing countries, according to the British team that made the discovery.

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Utilizing a technique that combines low temperature measurements and theoretical calculations, Hebrew University of Jerusalem scientists and others have revealed for the first time the electronic structure of single DNA molecules.

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A tear-free onion that should be tastier and healthier has been created by using genetic tinkering to turn off the enzyme that makes us cry.

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