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Unjamming the genome after DNA damage: A gene regulatory multi-tool has yet another function
Unjamming the genome after DNA damage: A gene regulatory multi-tool has yet another function 05 April 2019A protein complex that is involved in nearly every step in the regulatory control of gene expression in cells has now been shown also to play a key role in clearing potential traffic jams in the production of RNA.
The Serengeti-Mara squeeze: One of the world’s most iconic ecosystems under pressure
The Serengeti-Mara squeeze: One of the world’s most iconic ecosystems under pressure 01 April 2019Increased human activity around one of Africa’s most iconic ecosystems is “squeezing the wildlife in its core,” damaging habitat and disrupting the migration routes of wildebeest, zebra, and gazelle, according to an international study that included a researcher at Penn State.
Extremely accurate measurements of atom states for quantum computing
25 March 2019A new method allows the quantum state of atomic “qubits”—the basic unit of information in quantum computers—to be measured with twenty times less error than was previously possible, without losing any atoms.

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