DeepMind and EMBL developed a new AI-powered 3D modeling system to predict protein structures for future biological and medical studies. The protein modeling system, AlphaFold, will be free for public usage.
Across all the cells in our body is a copy of the DNA - the blueprint that determines how each cell develops to create a unique you. A common question is how does it differentiate between the various forms and functions of the 37 trillion cells in each of us.
An international collaboration of archaeologists and geneticists examined the remains of a 1,600-year-old sheep mummy from Chehrābād in Zanjian Province, revealing important details about ancient Iran as well as the effect of natural mummification processes.
A California pet shop began breeding Mr. Frosty, one of the hundreds of "Lemon Frost" Leopard Geckos that has since spiked in popularity, and in price - and scientists have discovered where these lizards got its bright and unusual pigmentation.
Among animal populations, it has been observed that only a few males are needed to keep the numbers healthy and fertilize all the females. However, a new study shows that they are also important for keeping the gene pool healthy and keeping bad mutations away.
The branch of biology called epigenetics aims to understand how a person's environment, behavior, and a host of other factors affect the function and behavior of his or her genes - and a new study helps shed light on one of its mysteries.
National DNA Day 2021 is an important celebration of scientific discovery. It is worthy to celebrate as it commemorates the discovery of the double-helix structure of DNA in 1953 and the Human Genome's Project's completion in 2003.