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Long-standing genomic mystery about the origins of introns explained in a new study

Long-standing genomic mystery about the origins of introns explained in a new study

3D-model of DNA. Credit: Michael Ströck/Wikimedia/ GNU Free Documentation License One of the most long-standing, fundamental mysteries of biology surrounds the poorly understood origins of introns. Introns are segments of noncoding DNA that must be removed from the genetic code before it is translated in the process of making proteins. Introns are an ancient feature …

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The Mysterious Origins of The Great Barrier Reef May Finally Be Explained

The Mysterious Origins of The Great Barrier Reef May Finally Be Explained

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef might never have come to be were it not for the formation of a vast island based mostly on sand. K’gari, also known as Fraser Island, has the honor of being the world’s largest sand island, covering around 640 square miles (nearly 1,700 square kilometers) just off the southeastern coast of …

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'House of the Dragon' Season Finale: That Killer Ending Explained

‘House of the Dragon’ Season Finale: That Killer Ending Explained

After years of anticipation and over two months of airtime, House of the Dragon season 1 is done and dusted. Excitement was high for HBO’s Game of Thrones prequel, and with around 30 million people watching each episode, it’s proven to be a hit. That’s despite no one really knew what to expect from the …

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'Black Adam' Post-Credits Scene With [SPOILER] and More Easter Eggs Explained

‘Black Adam’ Post-Credits Scene With [SPOILER] and More Easter Eggs Explained

SPOILER ALERT: This story discusses several major plot elements throughout “Black Adam,” now playing in theaters. Dwayne Johnson has long promised that “the hierarchy of power in the DC Universe is about to change” with his movie “Black Adam.” Now that it’s finally released in theaters…will it change anything? The post-credits scene certainly hopes so. …

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Explained: Cristiano Ronaldo’s situation at Manchester United and what comes next

On the pitch, it was close to a perfect evening for Manchester United. Their 2-0 victory over Antonio Conte’s Tottenham Hotspur lifted them to fifth in the Premier League table and was widely heralded as the finest performance yet of Erik ten Hag’s fledgling reign. A few yards off the pitch, however, trouble was brewing. …

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Helaena Targaryen's 'House of the Dragon' Prophecies Explained

Helaena Targaryen’s ‘House of the Dragon’ Prophecies Explained

The Dance of the Dragons has finally begun. Whether the first salvo of the civil war dividing House Targaryen came from the Greens or the Blacks in HBO’s “House of the Dragon,” one theme has emerged: Helaena Targaryen saw it coming. The sister-wife of Aegon II, whose contested reign now challenges Princess Rhaenyra’s claim to …

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Mystery fireball that lit up sky and baffled scientists finally explained

Scientists have found that a mysterious space rock that lit up the skies over parts of Canada in February 2021 was not a comet, despite coming from a distant part of the Solar System where comets are thought to originate. The space rock was spotted in Canada’s Alberta province just before dawn on February 22 …

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Fort Solis Explained: Gameplay, Story, Characters, and World - IGN

Fort Solis Explained: Gameplay, Story, Characters, and World – IGN

Earlier this year Fort Solis, a sci-fi thriller game from new developer Fallen Leaf, was announced at Summer Game Fest. Starring Troy Baker and Roger Clark, it certainly looks like it has the potential to have a dramatic story, but beyond a short trailer almost everything about Fort Solis is shrouded in mystery. Looking to …

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