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Posts tagged amino acids

February 26, 2018

 

There are so many delicious ways to cook an egg.

Cooking An Egg From Liquid To Solid

Why does the consistency of an egg change from liquid to more or less solid as it cooks?

July 28, 2015

 

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Macrauchenia   

Riddle: I've got the body of a humpless camel, the feet of a rhinoceros, and a snorkel‑like nose half as long as an elephant. What am I?

August 1, 2014

 

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Detecting Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's, a brain disorder associated with memory loss, is caused when plaque accumulates on neurons, killing the cells off and causing brain shrinkage.

August 30, 2013

 

Welcome to Lassen Volcanic National Park...

Lassen Volcanic National Park May Hold Answers To Evolution

The discovery of a strange virus living in a hot, acidic lake may hold the answer to the evolution of DNA as today's most common genetic molecule.

August 20, 2013

 

Could the big bang have only been part of the story?

Life On Earth May Have Begun With Amino Acids

According to another theory, life on Earth may not have begun with RNA but rather with amino acids able to fold into proteins in a high salt environment.

November 25, 2010

 

Myth: Turkey Makes You Sleepy On Thanksgiving

Do you get sleepy on Thanksgiving and blame the turkey? Well, you're wrong to do so!

August 26, 2006

 

The Impressive Liver

Unless you've experienced problems with your liver, you may not appreciate the many important responsibilities of this pretty extraordinary organ.

September 27, 2003

 

Homocysteine

It's time once again for the Moment of Science Word of the Day. This is where we define a cool science term. Today's word is Homocysteine.

September 27, 2003

 

Vitamin C and Collagen

Vitamin C does a lot of good things for the body. It prevents diseases like scurvy, can lower the risk of certain forms of heart disease, and it is beneficial to people with anemia and iron deficiency.

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