Biochemistry

FILE - In a Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 file photo, Elsa, a kitten, recovers at the Denver Dumb Friends League animal shelter, in Denver. A DNA study reached back thousands of years to track the spread domesticated cats through the ancient human world and found evidence of two major dispersals from the Middle East, in which people evidently took cats with them. Genetic signatures the felines had on those journeys are still seen in most modern-day breeds. (AP Photo/P. Solomon Banda)
June 19, 2017 - 12:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Long before cats became the darlings of Facebook and YouTube, they spread through the ancient human world. A DNA study reached back thousands of years to track that conquest and found evidence of two major dispersals from the Middle East, in which people evidently took cats with...
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FILE - This Wednesday, May 23, 2012 file photo shows the sarcophagus for Prince Thutmose's cat at an exhibit in Seattle. A DNA study reached back thousands of years to track the spread of domesticated cats through the ancient human world and found evidence of two major dispersals from the Middle East, in which people evidently took cats with them. Genetic signatures the felines had on those journeys are still seen in most modern-day breeds. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
June 19, 2017 - 11:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Long before cats became the darlings of Facebook and YouTube, they spread through the ancient human world. A DNA study reached back thousands of years to track that conquest and found evidence of two major dispersals from the Middle East, in which people evidently took cats with...
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June 19, 2017 - 11:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Long before cats became the darlings of Facebook and Twitter, they spread through the ancient human world. A DNA study reached back thousands of years to track that conquest and found evidence of two major dispersals from the Middle East, in which people evidently took cats with...
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June 01, 2017 - 10:54 pm
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Ian Haydon, University of Washington (THE CONVERSATION) Poison, radiation or surgery. For decades now, these have been the only weapons available in the war against cancer. But everyone...
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May 31, 2017 - 12:08 pm
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Ian Haydon, University of Washington (THE CONVERSATION) Editor’s note: On March 30, 2018, journal Nature Methods retracted the original research paper that reported high levels of off-...
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January 10, 2017 - 9:07 pm
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Meredith Frie, Michigan State University (THE CONVERSATION) Humans began domesticating animals for food over 10,000 years ago, cultivating a close relationship with animals over the...
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