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image: Eat Yourself to Live: Autophagy’s Role in Health and Disease

Eat Yourself to Live: Autophagy’s Role in Health and Disease

By Vikramjit Lahiri and Daniel J. Klionsky | March 1, 2018

New details of the molecular process by which our cells consume themselves point to therapeutic potential.

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Paleoproteomics Opens a Window into the Past

By Catherine Offord | March 1, 2018

Researchers are looking to proteins to explore the biology of ancient organisms, from medieval humans all the way back to dinosaurs.

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The variation may help explain why stocked salmon don’t fare as well in the ocean.

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Including microbiome composition in predictions of whether a person is obese can significantly improve their accuracy, according to an analysis.

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The elimination of the biting pests was an added bonus after researchers unleashed a rat-eradication endeavor on the tiny islands.  

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Gene flow between elephant species was a common feature of their evolutionary history.

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Image of the Day: DNA Knitter

By The Scientist Staff | February 27, 2018

Researchers show how condensin complexes organize DNA in real time.

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In cooperation with its microbiome, the animal has genetic help in digesting blood and warding off pathogens.

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Poecilia formosa, an all-female fish species, has a surprisingly robust genome. 

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image: Researchers Produce Alpaca Antibodies Using Yeast

Researchers Produce Alpaca Antibodies Using Yeast

By Catherine Offord | February 14, 2018

With multiple applications in biomedicine, the antibodies can now be made quickly, cheaply, and without the need for an alpaca or one of its relatives.

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