Daily Archives: March 3, 2019

Capsule with dummy aboard docks at space station

In this image taken from NASA Television, Sunday, March 3, 2019. SpaceX’s new crew capsule approaches just before docking at the International Space Station Sunday, March 3, 2019. SpaceX’s new crew capsule arrived at the International Space Station, acing its second milestone in just over a day. No one was …

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Novel DNA repair mechanism preserves genome integrity

Kareem Mohni, PhD, left, and David Cortez, PhD, have discovered a new DNA repair pathway that guards against genomic mutations. Credit: Anne Rayner As David Cortez, Ph.D., tells the story of his research team’s latest discovery, he shakes his head in disbelief. “I’m just astounded,” said Cortez, Ingram Professor of …

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Embryos’ signaling proteins go with the flow

Rice graduate student Joseph Massey, lead author of a new study on the complexity of signaling pathways in the cells of developing organisms, looks at cells under a lab scope. Massey and Rice bioscientist Aryeh Warmflash led a team that determined protein signaling in embryos is far more complex than …

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