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All Articles for Magazine issue 1985 (Volume 16, No. 2)
Year (Volume & No.)TitleAbstractAuthorDownload
1985 (Volume 16, No. 2)Drosophila: An Evolutionary Time LineHawaii's Drosophila present a unique opportunity to track the routes and processes of speciation.Edward EdelsonPDF
1985 (Volume 16, No. 2)Earthquake Prediction: Earthquakes to ComeAnticipating an earthquake and predicting one are not quite the same thing. What does it take to put together a dependable earthquake prediction?T.A. HeppenheimerPDF
1985 (Volume 16, No. 2)Interplanetary Dust: Zodiacal DustThe dust that permeates the solar system contains considerably more information than it has yielded--so far.Derral MulhollandPDF
1985 (Volume 16, No. 2)Proto-oncogenes: Before There Were OncogenesThe genes that can trigger tumor growth are part of the genetic complement of normal cells. What do these genes do, and why do the sometimes go wrong? Anti-oncogenes, growth inhibitors.William CheckPDF
1985 (Volume 16, No. 2)Quarks: Quarks in NucleiHigh-energy physicists take nuclei apart to explore their components. Visiting quarks at home can serve some purpose, too. The exchange force Large-angle scattering. Quarkless models?Margaret SilbarPDF
1985 (Volume 16, No. 2)Ribosomes: Ribosomal RNA: Where the Action IsRibosomes contain both protein and nucleic acid. One is the actor, one the supporting cast. RNA is moving into the spotlight. Structure. Phylogeny. A key experiment. Sequencing.David HolzmanPDF


 

 
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