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Suddenly. Human testicles and brain contain the highest amount of total proteins

In humans, the brain and testicles have the most proteins in common. This was discovered by an international group of scientists, as writes in an article for the journal The Royal Society Open Biology.   The authors note that previously there were "some signs of similarity"...

Scientists have checked the feces and mouths of bats in the south of the Russian Federation. Found “relatives” of SARS-CoV-2

Potential pathogens similar to the pandemic coronavirus are circulating among bats in the southern Krasnodar Territory of Russia near Ukraine. This is the conclusion reached by the scientists of the Center. Hamaleas in the Russian Federation by checking the feces and swabs from the...

Coronavirus. What should be the second generation vaccine: the development of American biologists

To maximize protection against coronavirus, the next generation of vaccines should target not only the S-protein of viral particles, but also against the N-protein in which the genetic code of the pathogen is "packed". The authors of two candidate vaccines write about this in...

Why do animals yawn – and people as well. Scientists decided it was not out of boredom: research

The larger the brain in vertebrates and the more neurons per unit volume, the longer they yawn. Such a study was carried out by an international group of scientists, the results were published yesterday in the journal Nature Biology.   1291 yawns were analyzed in 55...

Scientists Wrote A Genome On A Computer And Put It Into A Bacterium: It Began To Divide – Video

American microbiologists have created a primitive synthetic cell that grows normally and divides with a minimal set of genes. The Cell magazine writes about it. Scientists from the Venter Institute (JCVI) back in 2010 took the most low-organized and self-reproducing organism - mycoplasma, removed its...

After Death, Certain “zombie Genes” Begin To Actively Work In The Brain: Research

In some cells of the brain, after the death of a person, the activity of genes increases - and these cells increase to impressive sizes. This discovery was made by biologists from the University of Illinois at Chicago, their article was published in the...