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Events in the genome of Welwitschia have given it the ability to survive in an unforgiving desert for thousands of...

  • In the Namib desert, some of the largest specimens of this plant are believed to be over 3,000 years old, with two leaves steadily growing since the beginning of the Iron Age, when the Phoenician alphabet was invented and David was crowned King of Israel. https://t.co/8so5GHEZRt - view on twitter

If funded, a government program costing several billion dollars could develop “prototype” vaccines to protect against 20 families of...

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The complete genome uncovered more than 100 new genes that are probably functional, and many new variants that may be linked to...

  • A team of scientists has finally deciphered the full human genome, two decades after the draft sequence was unveiled. They have filled in vast gaps and corrected errors in previous versions, giving us a new, detailed view of our DNA. https://t.co/zc9l0tIx5s - view on twitter

Scientists have never before gotten such a clear view of moons in the...

Researchers who work on the genomes of domestic and wild cats say their DNA holds clues to human as well as feline...

In 1967, Jocelyn Bell Burnell made an astounding discovery. But as a young woman in science, her role was...

Rescuers and wildlife officials kept it cool and wet while waiting for a rising tide. The orca returned to sea about six hours after...

  • Chance Strickland, the captain of a private yacht in Alaska, could hear the orca calling out to killer whales swimming in the area. “I don’t speak a lot of whale, but it didn’t seem real stoked,” he said. https://t.co/Iw3f2tHKyK - view on twitter

Researchers who work on the genomes of domestic and wild cats say their DNA holds clues to human as well as feline...

Events in the genome of Welwitschia have given it the ability to survive in an unforgiving desert for thousands of...

Events in the genome of Welwitschia have given it the ability to survive in an unforgiving desert for thousands of...

  • In the Namib desert, some of the largest specimens of this plant are believed to be over 3,000 years old, with two leaves steadily growing since the beginning of the Iron Age, when the Phoenician alphabet was invented and David was crowned King of Israel. https://t.co/uUibS17lS6 - view on twitter