Biology News Net

Wednesday the 22nd of April 2015

Quit smoking at age 60: Lower risk for heart attack and stroke within the first five years - 18:00

DNA of bacteria crucial to ecosystem defies explanation - 18:00

First invasive lionfish discovered in Brazil - 18:00

Tuesday the 21st of April 2015

Why some neurons 'outsource' their cell body - 18:10

When genes are expressed in reverse: Discovered a regulatory mechanism of antisense DNA - 18:10

Immune system protein regulates sensitivity to bitter taste - 18:10

Fishing impacts on the Great Barrier Reef - 18:10

Monday the 20th of April 2015

Researchers produce first atlas of airborne microbes across United States - 19:30

Uranium isotopes carry the fingerprint of ancient bacterial activity - 19:30

Notre Dame researchers detecting low quality antimalarial drugs with a lab-on-paper - 19:30

Discovery of gene that determines cocoa butter melting point to have far-reaching effects - 19:30

Global pandemic of fake medicines poses urgent risk, scientists say - 19:30

New pathway reveals how immune system is regulated; gives hope for chronic diseases - 19:30

Vampire squid discovery shows how little we know of the deep sea - 19:30

Tumor genome sequencing shows the most frequently altered gene in bladder cancer: Telomerase reverse transcriptase - 19:30

Genetic road map may bring about better cotton crops - 19:30

Sunday the 19th of April 2015

New subsets of lung cancer with KRAS gene mutations identified - 18:30

Seeking new targets for ovarian cancer treatment - 18:30

Gene signatures predict doxorubicin response in K9 osteosarcoma - 18:30

Investigational personalized cellular therapy tolerated well by patients - 18:30

Friday the 17th of April 2015

Unprecedented microbial diversity reported in remote Amazonian tribe - 18:30

Studying how species evolve - 18:30

Smokers underestimate risks of a few cigarettes - 18:30

New genetic mutation could signal start of malaria drug resistance in Africa - 18:30

Fruit fly studies shed light on adaptability of nerve cells - 18:30

Thursday the 16th of April 2015

Bacterial 'memory' targets invading viruses - 18:30

Scientists discover protein that boosts immunity to viruses and cancer - 18:30

New genomics tool could help predict tumor aggressiveness, treatment outcomes - 18:30

Research finds no correlation between regulatory T cells and survival in glioblastoma - 18:30

Wednesday the 15th of April 2015

The neural network necessary for 'normal face' recognition - 17:30

Researchers can trace dust samples using fungal DNA - 17:30

Immunology: Macrophages as T-cell primers - 17:30

Researchers use plant oils for novel bio-based plastics - 17:30

Shape-shifting molecule tricks viruses into mutating themselves to death - 17:30

Scientists develop mesh that captures oil -- but lets water through - 17:30

Tuesday the 14th of April 2015

Unearthing new antivirals - 18:00

Researchers discover an inactive tumor suppressor gene in lung cancer - 18:00

New biomarker for uterine cancer discovered - 18:00

Antimalarial tea -- from herbal remedy to licensed phytomedicine - 18:00

Monday the 13th of April 2015

Gold by special delivery intensifies cancer-killing radiation - 18:00

Logging means ants, worms and other invertebrates lose rainforest dominance - 18:00

How a bacterial cell recognizes its own DNA - 18:00

The placebome: Where genetics and the placebo effect meet - 18:00

Coexisting in a sea of competition - 18:00

Friday the 10th of April 2015

A new beginning for baby mosasaurs - 18:30

MIPT researchers grow cardiac tissue on 'spider silk' substrate - 18:30

Thursday the 9th of April 2015

A mother's genes can influence the bacteria in her baby's gut - 17:20

New evidence for combat and cannibalism in tyrannosaurs - 17:20

Dispersant used to clean Deepwater Horizon spill more toxic to corals than the oil - 17:20

Epigenomic changes play an important role during the progression of melanoma - 17:20