We all know what happiness is. At least we know what it feels like to be happy. But the moment you begin to define it, things become complex... More
Protein Spotlight: Becoming two
Long before complex life arose, bacteria had mastered the art of living. To survive, these single-celled organisms learned how to divide, with one cell giving rise to two, then two to four, and so on. It was a survival strategy.... More
There is more to red than meets the eye. The colour has probably been around for as long as plants have, spreading red across stalks, leaves, fruits and flowers to seduce the incidental pollinator or ward off predators... More
There is no life without a heart. And none without a beat. Which is why the heart is one of the first organs to be formed - albeit in a rudimentary fashion - very early on in life... More.
OMA orthology DB: major redesign and new features
17th release of OMA Browser introduces user-centric redesign as well as several new functionalities: predictions of > 80 million Gene Ontology annotations using OMA orthologs; new "synteny view" for conserved genomic neighbourhoods across species, etc. (More)