Biology News Net

Thursday the 17th of April 2014

Some immune cells defend only 1 organ - 19:00

In sex-reversed cave insects, females have the penises - 19:00

Wednesday the 16th of April 2014

Scientists explain how memories stick together - 19:06

At the origin of cell division - 18:42

Tuesday the 15th of April 2014

Lifestyle determines gut microbes - 17:40

Breaking bad mitochondria - 17:40

Monday the 14th of April 2014

'MicroRNA' could be key target for bowel cancer treatment - 19:00

Virus-fighting genes linked to mutations in cancer - 19:00

Friday the 11th of April 2014

Berkeley graduate student brings extinct plants to life - 19:17

Splice variants reveal connections among autism genes - 19:16

Thursday the 10th of April 2014

Ancient 'spider' images reveal eye-opening secrets - 17:20

Plants evolve ways to control embryo growth - 17:20

Researchers show fruit flies have latent bioluminescence - 17:20

Wednesday the 9th of April 2014

One of the last strongholds for Western chimpanzees - 18:00

Scientists reconstruct ancient impact that dwarfs dinosaur-extinction blast - 18:00

Tuesday the 8th of April 2014

Synthetic gene circuits pump up cell signals - 17:30

Breakthrough therapy allows 4 paraplegic men to voluntarily move their legs - 17:30

Monday the 7th of April 2014

Gene sequencing project discovers mutations tied to deadly brain tumors in young children - 18:01

Ancient shrimp-like animals had 'modern' hearts and blood vessels - 18:01

Thursday the 3rd of April 2014

Tumor suppressor gene TP53 mutated in 90 percent of most common childhood bone tumor - 15:30

Nanoparticles cause cancer cells to self-destruct - 15:30

Tuesday the 1st of April 2014

Scientists solve the riddle of zebras' stripes - 16:31

The human 'hairless' gene identified: One form of baldness explained - 16:30

Monday the 31st of March 2014

New functions for 'junk' DNA? - 16:30

Researchers reveal a new pathway through the sodium pump - 16:30

Major breakthrough in stem cell manufacturing technology - 16:30

Nano-paper filter removes viruses - 16:30

Thursday the 27th of March 2014

Research from CHORI scientists demonstrates first genome methylation in fruit fly - 17:30

Wednesday the 26th of March 2014

Engineered bacteria produce biofuel alternative for high-energy rocket fuel - 17:30

Tuesday the 25th of March 2014

Paleontologists assemble giant turtle bone from fossil discoveries made centuries apart - 18:00

Small peptides as potential antibiotics - 18:00

Monday the 24th of March 2014

New discovery finds missing hormone in birds - 21:00

Research reveals new depths of complexity in nerve cells - 21:00

Nature Immunology study finds novel population of neutrophils - 21:00

New technique for identifying gene-enhancers - 21:00

Thursday the 20th of March 2014

Genome-wide association studies mislead on cardiac arrhythmia risk gene - 18:20

Oldest fossil evidence of modern African venomous snakes found in Tanzania - 18:20

First evidence of plants evolving weaponry to compete in the struggle for selection - 18:20

Loblolly pine genome is largest ever sequenced - 18:20

Wednesday the 19th of March 2014

Tracking endangered leatherback sea turtles by satellite, key habitats identified - 19:30

Ancient DNA shows moa were fine until humans arrived - 19:30

Fast synthesis could boost drug development - 19:30

Tuesday the 18th of March 2014

Study of complete RNA collection of fruit fly uncovers unprecedented complexity - 18:30

Sea anemone is genetically half animal, half plant - 18:30

Monday the 17th of March 2014

NIH scientists track evolution of a superbug - 19:10

Fighting antibiotic resistance with 'molecular drill bits' - 19:10

Wednesday the 12th of March 2014

Microbes in space - 15:31

Genes bring music to your ears - 15:31

A tailor-made molecule against malaria - 15:31

Tuesday the 11th of March 2014

Scientists 'herd' cells in new approach to tissue engineering - 17:00