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Mother's Touch Lingers in Her Child's Genes

Mother's Touch Lingers in Her Child's Genes

by Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
Researchers have discovered that the protein SMCHD1 is involved in genomic imprinting, with protein from the mother lingering in an embryo and switching 10 genes off
AI System Discovers New Material

AI System Discovers New Material

by National Institute of Standards and Technology
NIST's CAMEO algorithm identifies new compound potentially useful for photonic devices and biologically inspired computers
Study Reveals How Plastic Pollution Travels

Study Reveals How Plastic Pollution Travels

by Princeton University
Research reveals that microplastic particles get stuck when traveling through porous materials such as soil and sediment but later break free and often continue to move substantially further
In a Warming Climate, Can Birds Take the Heat?

In a Warming Climate, Can Birds Take the Heat?

by University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
Researchers show both temperate and tropical birds can handle acute heat stress much better than expected, but that doesn't mean they are safe from climate change