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Tags: species

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 12:52pm
Over Spring break, an International Scientific Conference on "Past Plant Diversity, Climate Change and Mountain Conservation," organized under the Belmont Forum's VULPES project, convened a five-day meeting at the University of Cuenca, in the city of Cuenca – a World Cultural Heritage Site, in southern Ecuador. The conference, organized by professor and undergraduate coordinator in the department of geography Fausto O. Sarmiento, included …
Tue, 02/19/2019 - 10:16am
DNA activity can change without changing the sequence of the DNA segment itself. Gene activation and inactivation can be the basis for how species produce unique individuals. Some processes that change gene activity are well understood in the context of model species. However, scientists are still grappling with how some processes, like DNA methylation, change gene activity in many diverse organisms. Broader theories applicable to all species…
Tue, 03/14/2017 - 10:43am
On March 16 at 3:30 p.m., Toibin will give a reading and talk in the Chapel titled "Staying Home, Leaving Home: Ireland and America," followed by a book signing event at Avid Bookshop on Prince Avenue at 6 p.m. On March 17 at 7 p.m., Toibin will have a public conversation in the Seney-Stovall Chapel with Irish writer and editor Fintan O'Toole, followed by a special St. Patrick's Day performance by singer Iarla O Lionaird. Several opportunities…

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