Proteins with unstable 3-D structures help the microscopic animals withstand drying.
The results of a CRISPR/Cas9 study suggest that MELK—a protein thought to play a critical role in cancer—is not in fact necessary for cancer cell survival.
Well, it now appears that the ivory-billed woodpecker does exist. The three skeptics who had questioned the evidence presented in a Science paper that the birds were living in an Arkansas swamp now say they are ?strongly convinced that there is at least a pair of ivory bills out there,? according to the New York Times. Very good for ornithologists, the woodpecker, and for those who champion the millions being spent to maintain natural habitats. What was curious about the episode from a scie
August 3, 2005|