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'Jumping genes' repeatedly form new genes over evolution

3 days ago   |   By Science Daily

A new study investigates how genetic elements called transposons, or 'jumping genes,' are added into the mix during evolution to assemble new genes through exon shuffling.
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Mars trip ‘can only be understood through Black Americans', NASA tweets...

Mars trip ‘can only be understood through Black Americans', NASA tweets, celebrating renaming of HQ building

The US space agency has renamed its DC headquarters after NASA's first black female engineer Mary Jackson, celebrating with a poem about “going to Mars” even as the agency... Read more ...

Rain moves in

Rain moves in

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Archdiocese investigation into Father Pfleger begins after DCFS indicates no...

Archdiocese investigation into Father Pfleger begins after DCFS indicates no current risk

CHICAGO - The Archdiocese of Chicago has started its investigation into Father Michael Pfleger after DCFS indicated there's no current risk to children by the embattled... Read more ...

Controversy over COVID-19 vaccine allocation follows gov on trip to Eastern...

Controversy over COVID-19 vaccine allocation follows gov on trip to Eastern Shore

The governor made some news Friday about Maryland's next COVID-19 mass vaccination site, and he responded to some heated rhetoric lobbed from the mayor of Baltimore. Read more ...

Syria condemns ‘cowardly aggression' by US as Biden says he wanted to send...

Syria condemns ‘cowardly aggression' by US as Biden says he wanted to send Iran message about ‘impunity'

The Syrian government denounced the US airstrike on the border with Iraq as an act of aggression contrary to international law, as President Joe Biden told reporters he ordered... Read more ...

Congress split on US strikes in Syria on Iran-backed militia

Congress split on US strikes in Syria on Iran-backed militia

Several leading Democrats in Congress denounced the strikes. Read more ...

FDA Panel Votes For Emergency Use Of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 Vaccine

FDA Panel Votes For Emergency Use Of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 Vaccine

The Food and Drug Administration typically follows the advice of its expert advisers. A quick agency decision on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is expected given the state of... Read more ...

Advisory panel recommends FDA approve Johnson & Johnson vaccine for...

Advisory panel recommends FDA approve Johnson & Johnson vaccine for emergency use

Food and Drug Administration advisors have recommended another COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, saying the benefits outweigh the risks for those 18 and older. Read more ...

Advisory panel recommends FDA approve Johnson & Johnson vaccine for...

Advisory panel recommends FDA approve Johnson & Johnson vaccine for emergency use

Food and Drug Administration advisors have recommended another COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, saying the benefits outweigh the risks for those 18 and older. Read more ...

United Airlines to pay $49.5M to settle international mail contract probe

United Airlines to pay $49.5M to settle international mail contract probe

United Airlines agreed to pay $49.5 million to resolve criminal charges and civil claims relating to fraud on Postal Service contracts for transportation of international mail... Read more ...