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Evolution of a protein
26.09.2016

 

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

which came first
25.02.2016

In evolution, both chicken and egg may come first

We share many of our genes with sea urchins, but none of the sequences for long non-coding RNAs that regulate those genes
25.05.2015

Non-coding DNA sequences on an evolutionary “fast track” may hold clues to human disease

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?

Engineered Enzyme Protects against Nerve Gas
22.02.2011

“Natural selection” in a test tube improves the enzyme efficiency by a factor of thousands

Bacteria can plan ahead
17.06.2009
ISRAELI SCIENTISTS SHOW BACTERIA CAN PLAN AHEAD
 
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Prof. Naama Barkai. Willing to experiment
01.05.2008
When can nature take a chance on genetic change?
Prof. Naama Barkai
01.11.2007

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

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