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  • From Science's Online Daily News Site

    ScienceNOW reported recently that young mollusks maturing in slightly warmer and more acidic seawater can't calcify their shells, the "placebo effect" may work even if patients know they are taking fake pills, people rely on the eyes to judge whether a face has a mind behind it, and DNA from an ancient finger bone has confirmed the discovery of a new type of human, among other stories.

  • Integrative Analysis of the Caenorhabditis elegans Genome by the modENCODE Project

    Extensive analysis of the Caenorhabditis elegans genome reveals regions highly occupied by multiple transcription factors.

  • Identification of Functional Elements and Regulatory Circuits by Drosophila modENCODE

    The Drosophila modENCODE project demonstrates the functional regulatory network of flies.

  • Tiny Time Machines Revisit Ancient Life

    Scientists have been giving us new views of the prehistoric world in the past decade that hinge on the realization that "biomolecules" such as ancient DNA and collagen can survive for tens of thousands of years and give important information about long-dead plants, animals, and humans.

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