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The seedlings I just planted Saturday morning are already coming up. Daikon and mizuna are doing the best. I may actually be eating what I grew this year. I think I may even sign up for Plant a Row for the Hungry now.
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Tonight’s dinner: mussels and chickpeas in white wine reduction over spaghetti
The DNA Replication Complex, an assembly of proteins that synthesizes new DNA before cell division. It consists of Helicase, Primase, Single-strand binding proteins, and DNA polymerase III. Because DNA strands can only be copied in one direction, the complex must pull out loops of one strand and replicate it in fragments. At this moment there are hundreds of trillions of these molecular machines in constant activity within your body.
Video Credit: Drew Barry
Just a beautiful animation of DNA replication
Please, please don’t forget your pants.
Depending on the event that can be quite embarrassing.
There are two things I love even when I haven’t been drinking all evening, tacos and dragons. So glad to see someone put them together and made them available to me after drinking. I salute you Snack Dragon. Great idea. And delicious food to boot.
Today in gym, my FtM friend was told—by our GYM TEACHER—that he was not a guy and he had to run pacers with the girls and if he ran pacers with the guys, he would get a zero.
He ran anyway, and got a zero.
If you agree that this was total BULLSHIT, reblog this. I will write down every URL that does and show it to everyone at school, to show how many people thought this was complete bull.
wow that’s really bullshit.
Good luck to all those brave souls that have to fight for their right to be themselves like this
grandma ain’t havin none of your shit
It’s so inspiring to see this. I keep hearing that older people are close minded and wouldn’t understand. But here’s an older woman who seems to fucking get it. Time to get over homophobia and ageism people, it’s 2013 already.
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A beautiful trident maple from the fall bonsai display at the National Arboretum in Washington, DC.
This is an evolutionary tree showing the relationships between all of the major groups of eels. Based on mitochondrial DNA, this tree suggests that freshwater eels (family Anguillidae) are descendants of organisms that were originally deep-ocean specialists, like snipe eels and sawtooth eels. The authors of this study used a maximum likelihood method to reconstruct ancestral adult habitat. A pie chart at each node indicates the likelihood that an ancestor occupied one four habitat types: Light blue circle, shallow water; brown circle, outer shelf and slope; dark blue circle, oceanic midwater; red circle, freshwater.
This tree also shows that the traditional classification of eels probably does not reflect evolutionary history well. None of the current suborders of eels are a natural group, and even some families of eel, like the conger eels, are more closely related to other eel families than to members of their own family.
(Jun G. Inoue, Masaki Miya, Michael J. Miller, Tetsuya Sado, Reinhold Hanel, Kiyotaka Hatooka, Jun Aoyama, Yuki Minegishi, Mutsumi Nishida, and Katsumi Tsukamoto
Deep-ocean origin of the freshwater eels
Biol. Lett. rsbl20090989; published ahead of print January 6, 2010, doi:10.1098/rsbl.2009.0989 1744-957X)
Because eel evolution is very important to me.
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