Linda McKenzie

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“Find and Replace” Across An Entire Genome

It couldn’t be easier to make sweeping edits on a computer document. If I were so inclined, I could find every instance of the word “genome” in this article and replace it with the word “cake”.<p>Now, a team of scientists from Yale and Harvard Medical School have done a similar trick for DNA. …

The benefits of bacteria for gut health

Scientists from the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, United States have shown that specific gut bacteria are beneficial for …

How glow-in-the-dark jellyfish revolutionised plant biology

This initial work proved the concept that the gene for GFP could be inserted into the genetic code of different species, who can then be made to make …

Scientists identify key genes for increasing oil content in plant leaves

(Phys.org) —Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have identified the key genes required for oil production …

Che Guevara

<b>Ernesto</b> "<b>Che</b>" <b>Guevara</b> (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈtʃe ɣeˈβaɾa][4] June 14, 1928 – October 9, 1967)[1][5] was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, …

Nelson Mandela's Life Story

Street Smarts

How intelligent roads—not just cars—will change transportation.<p>Every year, cars become more sophisticated. They can adapt to the speed of traffic, generate power from braking, and even park themselves. But the roads are pretty much made of the same stuff that was under your grandparents' wheels, …