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Some vocal-mimicking animals, particularly parrots, can move to a musical beat

... CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Researchers at Harvard University have found that humans aren't the only ones who can groove to a beat -- some other species can dance, too. This capability was previously believed to be specific to humans. The research team found that only ...

New polymer coatings prevent corrosion, even when scratched

... solution and compared over time. The control samples corroded within 24 hours and exhibited extensive rust formation, most prevalently within the groove of the scratched regions, but also extending across the substrate surface, the researchers report. In dramatic contrast, the self-healing samples ...

Leemor Joshua-Tor, PhD, CSHL biologist and WSBS dean, is named an HHMI Investigator

... beyond a doubt that Argonaute was the only protein required for Slicer activity, and shedding light on a structural feature of the protein -- a groove in its topography -- into which a short RNA and messenger-RNA can nestle when the two are paired, prior to cleaving. Making those discoveries are ...

'Death protein' research secures funding for UCF scientists

... that could help her design new biological experiments. Together, the three scientists discovered that the occupancy of a prominent hydrophobic groove within the molecular structure of BAX could be the key to controlling the proteins lethal activity. Khaled has studied the inner workings of BAX, ...

Report lists top 20 most-vulnerable African carnivores

... revealed that TEN was characterized by a deep groove on its surface. "But," Cech said, "a protein ... to extend telomeres, demonstrating that the groove was important for active telomerase. "We now ... this anchor site, and in fact have identified a groove within the protein that is what is really holding ...

Groovy protein essential for promoting cancer development

... revealed that TEN was characterized by a deep groove on its surface. "But," Cech said, "a protein ... to extend telomeres, demonstrating that the groove was important for active telomerase. "We now ... this anchor site, and in fact have identified a groove within the protein that is what is really holding ...

Researchers find first evidence of venom system in extinct mammal

... that Fox's research team found expressed a deep groove in the upper canines, and, Fox noted, the groove resembled the grooved poison fangs found in some ... He added that the fact that the walls of the groove are covered with enamel indicates ...

Detailed 3-D image catches a key regulator of neural stem cell differentiation in action

... efficacy using an established process Noel likens to molecular dentistry, because his group is striving to shape inhibitory molecules to fit the groove in Scp1 much the same way that a dentist molds a filling to fit the cavity in a patient's tooth. ...

Fossil find: 'Godzilla' crocodile had head of a dinosaur, fins like a fish

... of its brethren than any of the larger species. The shape of the nostrils, eye sockets, and other areas of the skull combined with a telltale groove in its jaw to prove its lineage. “This is the most remarkable change in the size and shape of the teeth and snout in the history of marine ...

Researchers reveal secrets of flying snakes

... to their small prey. They are diurnal and opistoglyphous, or rear-fanged. These back teeth measure only 2 to 3 millimeters long and each has a small groove that runs along the fang's outer edge, where the venom drips down and into the prey. Whether or not the snake's choice of prey is related to its ...

NYU and MSKCC research provides model for understanding chemically induced cancer initiation

... cytosine base adjacent to the damaged site. Without this methyl group, the bulky chemical carcinogen resides at an external binding site in the minor groove of the DNA double helix. However, in the presence of this single methyl group, it assumes an intercalated structure in which the carcinogenic residue ...
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