Biology News Net

Wednesday the 25th of May 2016

Dose of transplanted blood-forming stem cells affects their behavior - 17:00

Largest ever US study launches to research causes and genetics of blood diseases - 17:00

Genome 10K -- Vertebrate 'genomic zoo' to help protect our planet - 17:00

Neuroscientists illuminate role of autism-linked gene - 17:00

Scientists capture the elusive structure of essential digestive enzyme - 17:00

Tuesday the 24th of May 2016

Clinical trial demonstrates success of low FODMAP diet - 17:20

Sequencing analysis identifies genomic alterations in colorectal precancers - 17:20

May repairs full of mistakes develop into cancer? - 17:20

New method gives scientists a better look at how HIV infects and takes over its host cells - 17:20

Wednesday the 18th of May 2016

Sexual transmission involved in tail end of Ebola epidemic - 19:01

Early-capture HIV study allows for characterization of acute infection period - 19:01

Calcium channels team up to activate excitable cells - 19:01

Tuesday the 17th of May 2016

Endogenous retroviruses: Lethal reawakening - 18:00

Monday the 16th of May 2016

E.coli 'anchors' provide novel way to hijack superbugs - 13:31

NIH-funded study reveals how differences in male and female brains emerge - 13:31

Thursday the 12th of May 2016

Scientists find that cancer can arise from changes in the proteins that package DNA - 17:30

Wednesday the 11th of May 2016

Fetal mice with Zika infection get microcephaly - 18:21

Mouse models show how Zika infects a fetus during pregnancy - 18:21

Into the wild with DNA: Using portable nanopore DNA sequencers to combat wildlife crime - 18:21

The first long-horned beetle giving birth to live young discovered in Borneo - 18:21

An enzyme enigma discovered in the abyss - 18:21

Tuesday the 10th of May 2016

Penn bioengineers show why lab-made stem cells might fail: Errors in DNA folding - 16:10

Hijacked cell division helped fuel rise of fungi - 16:10

Monday the 9th of May 2016

Scientists report world's first herbivorous filter-feeding marine reptile - 16:30

Thursday the 5th of May 2016

Why vultures matter -- and what we lose if they're gone - 18:31

T cells use 'handshakes' to sort friends from foes - 18:31

First gene linked to temperature sex switch - 18:30

Cells check DNA segregation at the end of their division - 18:30

Tuesday the 3rd of May 2016

Algae use their 'tails' to gallop and trot like quadrupeds - 17:30

Autism and cancer share a remarkable number of risk genes in common - 17:30

Scientists reveal how cell corrects errors made in gene transcription - 17:30

Seeking to rewind mammalian extinction - 17:30

Imodium for a legal high is as dumb and dangerous as it sounds - 17:30

Thursday the 28th of April 2016

A 'tropical' parasitic disease emerges in the Canadian Arctic - 16:10

Bearded dragons show REM and slow wave sleep - 16:10

Gene therapy shows long-term benefit for treating rare blindness - 16:10

Tiny microscopes reveal hidden role of nervous system cells - 16:10

Wednesday the 27th of April 2016

Scientists discover a surprising central role of darks in brain visual maps - 16:20

Coral 'toolkit' allows floating larvae to transform into reef skeletons - 16:20

Decoding Zika to fight future outbreaks - 16:20

Monday the 25th of April 2016

How Vibrio cholerae is attracted by bile revealed - 16:50

Revolutionary antibiotics will save the world - 16:50

Thursday the 21st of April 2016

New genetic risk factors for myopia discovered - 15:50

Bird genomes contain 'fossils' of parasites that now infect humans - 15:50

New insights in how blood vessels increase their size - 15:50

Gene behind 'evolution in action' in Darwin's finches identified - 15:50

Wednesday the 20th of April 2016

Transfer of gut bacteria affects brain function and nerve fiber insulation - 17:30

Ancient DNA reveals evolution of giant bears in the Americas - 17:30

Parts of Europe may be exposed to dengue outbreaks - 17:30

Building a CRISPR rainbow - 17:30