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One Ring to Rule Them All: Researchers map human genome in 4-D as it folds

by phys.org October 6, 2017

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This article terms cohesin as the "one ring to rule them all" for its new found integral role in DNA topological structure.


Citation:

  • “Researchers Map Human Genome in 4-D as It Folds.” Phys.org - News and Articles on Science and Technology, 6 Oct. 2017, phys.org/news/2017-10-human-genome-d.html.


Halloween Treat: NASA releases playlist of the Universe's spooky sounds

by Samantha Mathewson, Space.com Contributor

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Science is pretty fun! My favorite is "Kepler: Star KIC7671081B Light Curve Waves to Sound".

Citation: Mathewson, Samantha (2017, October 30). Halloween Treat: NASA Releases a Playlist of the Universe's Spooky Sounds. https://www.space.com/38610-nasa-soundtrack-spooky-space-sounds.html



Tamoxifen is in the news for anti-aging properties.



New Yorker on Nobel Prizes and more. Now is a good time to get in the habit of reading the New Yorker if you do not.



Meet 'Dark DNA' - The Hidden Genes That May Change How We Think About Evolution

by Adam Hargreaves, Postdoctoal Research Fellow, University of Oxford


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This article references studies where some clusters of DNA aren't detected by current sequencing methods. They're terming it "Dark DNA", like "Dark matter" - which seems dramatic to me - since all measurement instruments have limits. Thoughts?


Studies referenced in this article:


Citation: Hargreaves, Adam "Meet 'Dark DNA' - The Hidden Genes That May Change How We Think About Evolution." Science Alert. Trend MD, 26 August 2017. Web. 6 October 2017. https://www.sciencealert.com/introducing-dark-dna-the-phenomenon-that-could-change-how-we-think-about-evolution?perpetual=yes&limitstart=1





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