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Explosive volcanic eruption produced rare mineral on Mars: Researchers publish scenario that explains 2016 discovery by NASA's Curiosity rover

Scientists uncover mechanism that shapes centromere distribution

Since the 1800s, scientists have noted configuration of centromeres, a special chromosomal region that is vital for cell division, in the nucleus. Up until this point, however, the determining mechanisms and the biological significance of centromere distribution were poorly understood. A team led by researchers from the University of Tokyo and their collaborators recently proposed …

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Webb could uncover how tiny, icy objects at the Solar System's margins form planets

Webb could uncover how tiny, icy objects at the Solar System’s margins form planets

The biggest blockbuster results from the first weeks of the James Webb Space Telescope’s research have involved seeing massive galaxies across the most extreme distances and times imaginable. But some of its most revealing observations will look for the tiniest objects yet seen on the fringes of our Solar System. Using the JSWT’s near-infrared NIRCam …

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