Biology

Mining museums’ genomic treasures

Enlarge / Alpine chipmunks collected by pioneering naturalist Joseph Grinnell within the early 20th century are nonetheless preserved on the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology on the College of California, Berkeley. Not too long ago, geneticists used DNA extracted from them

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For T-cells, omicron is nothing uncommon

Enlarge / False-color picture of a T-cell (orange) latching on to a cell in preparation for killing it. (credit score: Getty Pictures) From the beginning, the omicron variant had consultants anxious as a result of its model of the virus’s

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