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A Hard Case: Shucking the Mollusk Mystery

A Hard Case: Shucking the Mollusk Mystery

A new fossil find clarifies the evolution of a group of mollusks and provides insights into mollusk evolution overall.

Smirnoff “Mice”: Protein Expression Linked to Alcoholism Propensity in Mus musculus

Smirnoff “Mice”: Protein Expression Linked to Alcoholism Propensity in Mus musculus

Yale Professor Jane Taylor and graduate student Jacqueline Barker have identified a protein that is related to risk of alcoholism-like behavior in mice.

“Kracking” the KRAS code

“Kracking” the KRAS code

A recent study led by Professor Hugh Taylor has identified the first genetic marker for endometriosis in a regulatory region of the KRAS gene.