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Why Two Sisters Look So Different from Each Other?

It is normal that siblings would have no resemblance to one another. However, when you first meet these two beautiful girls, you may find that they are totally different in their appearance. Actually it is amazing that they are not only sisters, but twins as well. In fact, you have […]

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Whence Life? Scientists Found Receptors Responsible For Fertilization

According to the latest research, it is reported that scientists have found the receptors which can make sperm and egg cells be linked together so as to create new life. If you are asked by your children where they came from, you may tell the story of Izumo and Juno, […]

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This is a confocal laser scanning microcope image of an early embryo with surrounding placental endosperm cells.
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Plants Develop Ways of Controlling Embryo Growth

A new generation of highly productive plants could come into being after the important change in the scientists’ understanding about the way in which plants develop. The international study taken by the team from University of Warwick, published in the journal Science, shows the first evidence that plants, by emitting information […]

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Nature: Most Striking Scientific Images You Must See in 2013

Nature: Most Striking Scientific Images You Must See in 2013

In 2013, our Universe continued to surprise and delight as it was probed and prodded by scientists. In this year, researchers’ gaze ranged near and far, from the vast to the minuscule, offering stunning insights of space and capturing images of the very bonds that connect molecules together. The following […]

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Can Y Chromosome Be Even Shorter?

Can Y Chromosome Be Even Shorter?

–Study Says 2 Y Genes Can Replace the Entire Y Chromosome in Assisted Mice Reproduction In human’s long evolution history, the Y chromosome keeps losing approximately 4.6 genes in every 1 million years. However, the shortening Y chromosome seems not to worry about this situation. Today, a group of U.S. […]

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