Biology News Net

Thursday the 16th of October 2014

Scientists find 'hidden brain signatures' of consciousness in vegetative state patients - 17:00

Researchers reach 'paradigm shift' in understanding potassium channels - 17:00

Amphibians being wiped out by emerging viruses - 17:00

Wednesday the 15th of October 2014

Two-faced gene: SIRT6 prevents some cancers but promotes sun-induced skin cancer - 17:00

Drexel study questions 21-day quarantine period for Ebola - 17:00

Monday the 13th of October 2014

Greater rates of mitochondrial mutations discovered in children born to older mothers - 18:30

Versatile antibiotic found with self-immunity gene on plasmid in staph strain - 18:30

Oral capsule as effective as invasive procedures for delivery of fecal transplant - 02:30

Wednesday the 8th of October 2014

NIH funds research consortia to study more than 200 rare diseases - 17:00

Monday the 6th of October 2014

Basel scientists are bringing cells on the fast track - 19:01

A glimpse into the 3-D brain: How memories form - 19:01

Thursday the 2nd of October 2014

Ancient protein-making enzyme moonlights as DNA protector - 14:20

On invasive species, Darwin had it right all along, study shows - 14:20

Twice the DNA yield in less time - 14:20

Wednesday the 1st of October 2014

ZEB1, Oscar for leading role in fat storage - 14:10

Have our bodies held the key to new antibiotics all along? - 14:10

Wednesday the 24th of September 2014

Eyeless Mexican cavefish eliminate circadian rhythm to save energy - 18:00

Insect genomes' analysis challenges universality of essential cell division proteins - 18:00

Organ donation: Do we opt-in or opt-out? - 18:00

Tuesday the 23rd of September 2014

Chimpanzees raised as pets or performers suffer long-term effects on their behavior - 17:50

A multi-function protein is key to stopping genomic parasites from 'jumping' - 17:50

Termites evolved complex bioreactors 30 million years ago - 17:50

Monday the 22nd of September 2014

Scientists discover an on-off switch for aging cells - 16:00

Friday the 19th of September 2014

Melanoma risk found to have genetic determinant - 18:00

Research predicts possible 6,800 new Ebola cases this month - 18:00

New hadrosaur noses into spotlight - 18:00

Wednesday the 17th of September 2014

Gut bacteria, artificial sweeteners and glucose intolerance - 17:10

Counting fish teeth reveals regulatory DNA changes behind rapid evolution, adaptation - 17:10

Iberian pig genome remains unchanged after 5 centuries - 17:10

Parts of genome without a known function may play a key role in the birth of new proteins - 17:10

Monday the 15th of September 2014

Neuroscientists identify key role of language gene - 17:01

Decoding virus-host interactions in the oxygen-starved ocean - 17:01

Researchers develop improved means of detecting mismatched DNA - 17:00

Gut bacteria tire out T cells - 17:00

Protein secrets of Ebola virus - 17:00

Wednesday the 10th of September 2014

Sequencing and analysis of gibbon genome sheds light on its complex evolution - 18:30

Less effective DNA repair process takes over as mice age - 18:30

How skin falls apart: Pathology of autoimmune skin disease is revealed at the nanoscale - 18:30

Monday the 8th of September 2014

Bacteria from bees possible alternative to antibiotics - 16:00

New mechanism in gene regulation revealed - 16:00

Wednesday the 3rd of September 2014

Enzyme controlling metastasis of breast cancer identified - 05:00

Salamander skin peptide promotes quick and effective wound healing in mice - 05:00

Throwing a loop to silence gene expression - 05:00

Extinctions during human era worse than thought - 05:00

Monday the 1st of September 2014

Memory in silent neurons - 19:01

Scientists call for investigation of mysterious cloud-like collections in cells - 19:01

Thursday the 28th of August 2014

Genomic sequencing reveals mutations, insights into 2014 Ebola outbreak - 17:30

Ebola vaccine trials fast-tracked by international consortium - 17:30

Small molecule acts as on-off switch for nature's antibiotic factory - 17:30

Wednesday the 27th of August 2014

Walking fish reveal how our ancestors evolved onto land - 18:00