(University of Illinois at Chicago) Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have discovered exactly how selenium is incorporated into selenoproteins. The finding is published in the journal Nature Communications.
Using a remotely operated vehicle, researchers aboard the Research Vessel Nautilus discovered. They discovered about 500 seeps, which doubles the previously known US west coast amounts.
Humans need eight essential trace elements for good health, and one of them is selenium - a powerful antioxidant that is important for thyroid and brain function as well as metabolism.
On Monday 7 December the journal Nature Communications published the research findings of Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), Merck Research Laboratories (Merck is known as MSD outside the US and Canada) and Leiden University...
(University of Florida) Two University of Florida researchers have discovered the changes in genetic machinery that drove snakes to lose their legs millions of years ago.