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Sea coral's trick helps scientists tag proteins
...elp researchers follow individual proteins as they dart
around inside living cells. Under a microscope, the two-color tag--called Dendra because it is derived from the sea coral Dendronephthya--first shows up as a green glow, highlighting the otherwise invisible protein to which it is attached. The green...
Poison dart frog mimics gain when birds learn to stay away
Studying neotropical poison dart
frogs, biologists at the University of Texas at Au...e Texas biologists studied three species of poison dart
frogs--one highly toxic species, one less toxic species and one harmless species. All live in the sa...