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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Human DNA Cannot Be Patented
Science & Tech  (tags: science, DNA, Supreme Court, technology, scientists, patents, health, investigation, research, concept, law, politics )

Michael
- 974 days ago - cbc.ca
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that companies cannot patent parts of naturally-occurring human genes, a decision with the potential to profoundly affect the emerging and lucrative medical and biotechnology industries.
DNA Reveals Mating Patterns of Critically Endangered Sea Turtle
Science & Tech  (tags: sea turtles, dna, wildanimals, wildlife, endangered, animals, science, scientists, study, research )

Kevin
- 1103 days ago - sciencedaily.com
New University of East Anglia research into the mating habits of a critically endangered sea turtle will help conservationists understand more about its mating patterns.
BBC News - 'Quadruple Helix' DNA Seen in Human Cells
Science & Tech  (tags: DNA, discovery, study, science, scientists, research, investigation, health, humans, interesting, world, news )

Beth
- 1116 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Cambridge University scientists say they have seen four-stranded DNA at work in human cells for the first time. The famous "molecule of life", which carries our genetic code, is more familiar to us as a double helix.
Flesh-Eating Flies Map Forest Biodiversity
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, DNA, flesh eating flies, study, discovery, interesting, environment, world, science )

Carrie
- 1133 days ago - scientificamerican.com
The blowflies and flesh flies that settle on dead animals aren't just feasting on the carrion -- they're sampling their DNA. Scientists in Germany have now shown that this DNA persists for long enough to be sequenced, providing a quick and ...
DNA Directly Photographed for the First Time
Science & Tech  (tags: news, science, research, DNA, PHOTOS, Wow )

Dave
- 1168 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
WOW.....actual electron microscopic pictures of DNA.......amazingly cool concept....amazing cool technology...
Tiny Reader Makes Fast, Cheap DNA Sequencing Feasible
Science & Tech  (tags: research, technology, DNA )

Harvey
- 1417 days ago - sciguru.com
Researchers have devised a nanoscale sensor to electronically read the sequence of a single DNA molecule, a technique that is fast and inexpensive and could make DNA sequencing widely available.
Massive Population Drop Found for Native Americans, DNA Shows
Science & Tech  (tags: Massive Population, Drop, Found for, Native, Americans, DNA, Shows )

Agnes
- 1529 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
The number of Native Americans quickly shrank by roughly half following European contact about 500 years ago, according to a new genetic study. The finding supports historical accounts that Europeans triggered a wave of disease, warfare, and enslavement
Human DNA Trap Set for Deer Poachers
Science & Tech  (tags: research, poachers, crime, criminals, DNA, forensic science, animals, wildlife )

Pia
- 1616 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists have shown it is possible to retrieve human DNA from the carcasses of dead animals in quantities that can identify the perpetrator. Potentially the technique could be used in other countries to identify rhinoceros or elephant poachers.
World's Smallest Wedding Rings: Interlocking Rings of DNA Visible Through Scanning Force Microscope
Science & Tech  (tags: DNA, nanotechnology, Interlocking Rings, science )

Anna
- 1767 days ago - sciencedaily.com
DNA nanotechnology makes use of the ability of natural DNA strains' capacity for self asssembly. Prof. Alexander Heckel and his doctoral student Thorsten Schmidt of Goethe University were able to create two rings of DNA only 18 nanometers in size,........
Best Friends Forever: It's All in Our Genes, Say Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: DNA, Genes, Friendship, Science, Research )

Nancy
- 1852 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Friendship is in our genes, scientists believe, with members of a group of pals sharing the some of same DNA.
Is Titan's Waterless Atmosphere Capable of Creating DNA?
Science & Tech  (tags: titan, atmosphere, dna, saturn, molecules )

Deena
- 1866 days ago - dailygalaxy.com
Saturn's moon Titan has many of the components for life without liquid water. But the orange hydrocarbon haze that shrouds Saturn's largest moon could be creating the molecules that make up DNA without the help of water.
DNA Says New Human Relative Roamed Widely in Asia
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, archaeology, ancient, research, study, DNA, Denisovans, evolution, humans, interesting )

Dana
- 1872 days ago - news.yahoo.com
NEW YORK - Scientists have recovered the DNA code of a human relative recently discovered in Siberia, and it delivered a surprise: This relative roamed far from the cave that holds its only known remains.
Powerful Supercomputer Peers Into the Origin of Life
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, origins of life, dna, science, scientists, study, NewTechnology )

Michelle
- 1954 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Supercomputer simulations at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory are helping scientists unravel how nucleic acids could have contributed to the origins of life.
DNA Discovery Drama Revealed in Letters
Science & Tech  (tags: dna, rna, science, scientists, discovery )

Michelle
- 1955 days ago - news.discovery.com
Fierce competition, behind the back namecalling and paranoia about leaks, oh my!It's not a storyline ripped from a nasty blog war or a reality show cat fight. It's the drama of the 1953 discovery of DNA.
Supercomputer Simulations Unravel Mystery of How RNA Contributed to the Origins of Life
Science & Tech  (tags: biology, origins of life, rna, dna, study, science, scientists )

Michelle
- 1955 days ago - stumbleupon.com
A research team led by Jeremy Smith, used molecular dynamics simulation to probe an organic chemical reaction that may have been important in the evolution of RNA...

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