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September 15, 2016


Some proteins and the RNA molecule already behave and act as tiny thermometers in living organisms.

Tiny Thermometers Could Lead To Big Breakthroughs

Thermometers 20,000 times smaller than the width of a human hair may tell us more about humans' molecular biology.

December 11, 2014



Adapting to Starvation

Starvation can have devastating effects that unfold over multiple generations as a process of adaptation.

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.

March 26, 2010


How Do Antibodies Fight AIDS?

How do antibodies work to fight off diseases like AIDS?

April 16, 2007


Antiretroviral Drugs

What are antiretrovial drugs and how do they help people with HIV?

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