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Evolution

Chromosome pairs: Does doubling them help or hurt? Image: Wikimedia commons
20.03.2013

Does a non-standard number of chromosomes help or hurt the cell?

Inherited expression levels of the resistance gene (green) and the native gene (red), shown in the stomachs of unchallenged larva (left), challenged larva (center) and unchallenged larval offspring of challenged larvae, eight generations later (right)
01.08.2012

Can a genetic response to a short-term threat be inherited over the long term?

Prof. Naama Barkai
01.11.2007

Weizmann Institute Scientists Discover: A 'Risk Distribution Law' for Evolution

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Switching Goals
28.08.2007

A computer simulation shows how evolution may have speeded up

 
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Backups for the Gene Team
01.03.2005
Weizmann Institute Scientists discover how substitutions are made for injured genes
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Weizmann Institute Scientists Show how Proteins Beat the Evolutionary Stakes
02.12.2004

A team of scientists at the Weizmann Institute of Science has shown one way that evolving organisms beat the...

How Humans Lost Their Scents
01.03.2003
In at least one type of endeavor, humans can’t even begin to compete with their best friends. Dogs can be trained...
New Concept Explains Why Mammals Can't Repair Central Nervous System Damage
16.09.1996
REHOVOT, Israel -- September 17, 1996 -- Why is it that humans and other mammals are left permanently...
Lamarck and Darwin playing chess. Illustration: Maya Shleifer
08.05.2017

A new mathematical model demonstrates how “fitness” can emerge within a lifetime

Evolution of a protein
26.09.2016

 

A protein "time machine" reveals how proteins may have evolved 

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