20 Sep 2022 - 12:34
Highlights: Mutations are responsible for most of the diversity of life we see around the world today, but many aspects of how mutations affect an organism’s fitness remain poorly understood. Now...
Type: Press release
20 Sep 2022 - 08:44
Mutations must maintain a similar fitness level compared to the one before and after them if diversity is to increase. If the mutation negatively impacts the variant, then the pathway to reach other...
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20 Sep 2022 - 08:44
This image is a simplified representation of a landscape of fitness when there is a neutral network. When there is a mutation, the fitness is maintained. This image appears in the press release:...
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20 Sep 2022 - 08:42
This image is a simplified representation of the classic landscape of fitness. If a mutation occurs, the organism will normally fall from the top of the peak into the ditch, losing fitness and likely...
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15 Sep 2022 - 13:41
Quantum computers hold enormous promise in our big data world. If researchers can harness their potential, these devices could perform massively complex computations at lightning speed. Classical...
Type: Press release
9 Sep 2022 - 14:00
Highlights Researchers have found that a well-known gene, Tob, plays an important role in reducing depression, fear, and anxiety. This conclusion was drawn after several different experiments...
Type: Press release
6 Sep 2022 - 17:54
An MRI of the hippocampus and the pre-frontal cortex when the Tob gene was removed. This MRI allowed the researchers to determine that the connectivity between the hippocampus and the pre-frontal...
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31 Aug 2022 - 13:35
The microscope images of coronavirus reveals that they have ellipsoidal shapes. The scientists modeled these different shapes to see how it impacts the speed that the particles rotate. This image...
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31 Aug 2022 - 13:30
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, images of the coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, have been seared in our minds. But the way we picture the virus, typically as a sphere with spikes, is not strictly...
Type: Press release
24 Aug 2022 - 13:00
The species used in this study—Rhizophora stylosa—produces propagules that can survive at sea for several months. They have the potential to make the journey on the currents between Iriomote and...
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24 Aug 2022 - 13:00
The researchers looked at how connected the mangrove forests are across four of the Ryukyu Islands—the Okinawa main island, Miyako, Ishigaki, and Iriomote. Read the associated press release:...
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24 Aug 2022 - 13:00
Highlights: Mangrove forests play vital roles for both nature and society, helping to protect coastal communities from storms, filtering coastal runoff, providing a marine nursery, and acting as a...
Type: Press release
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