Biology News Net

Thursday the 26th of March 2015

Honey bees use multiple genetic pathways to fight infections - 19:20

New study shows bacteria can use magnetic particles to create a 'natural battery' - 19:20

Bats obey 'traffic rules' when trawling for food - 19:20

HIV can spread early, evolve in patients' brains - 19:20

New role uncovered for 'oldest' tumor suppressor gene - 19:20

Chikungunya virus may be coming to a city near you -- learn the facts - 19:20

Wednesday the 25th of March 2015

Lemur teeth help take a bite out of Madagascar's mysteries - 19:30

Common bacteria on verge of becoming antibiotic-resistant superbugs - 19:30

Control switch that modulates cell stress response may be key to multiple diseases - 19:30

Tuesday the 24th of March 2015

Scientists coax stem cells to form 3-D mini lungs - 19:00

Monday the 23rd of March 2015

Cytomegalovirus hijacks human enzyme for replication - 18:10

Scientists use DNA sequencing to trace the spread of drug-resistant TB - 18:10

Catch-release-repeat: Study reveals novel technique for handling molecules - 18:10

Wednesday the 18th of March 2015

Male fish dig pits and build sand castles at the bottom of Lake Malawi to attract females - 18:30

Parasite turns shrimp into voracious cannibals - 18:30

Monday the 16th of March 2015

Baboon friends swap gut germs - 19:20

Friday the 13th of March 2015

Analysis of worm neurons suggests how a single stimulus can trigger different responses - 19:20

Genetically engineered immunotoxin shows early promise in patients with B-cell malignancies - 19:20

Thursday the 12th of March 2015

NIH researchers develop database on healthy immune system - 18:20

Building a genomic GPS - 18:20

Wednesday the 11th of March 2015

Rat brains point to lead's role in schizophrenia - 19:10

Epoch-defining study pinpoints when humans came to dominate planet Earth - 19:10

Tuesday the 10th of March 2015

Invertebrate palaeontology: The oldest crab larva yet found - 19:10

Microbial soil cleanup at Fukushima - 19:10

Brain development controlled by epigenetic factor - 19:10

Monday the 9th of March 2015

New research finds queen bee microbiomes are starkly distinct from worker bees - 19:50

New 3-D imaging technology for living cells - 19:50

Thursday the 5th of March 2015

Gut microbial mix relates to stages of blood sugar control - 19:30

In vivo CRISPR-Cas9 screen sheds light on cancer metastasis and tumor evolution - 19:30

Human brains age less than previously thought - 19:30

Wednesday the 4th of March 2015

Activating genes on demand - 19:00

Tuesday the 3rd of March 2015

Scientists map memorable tunes in the rat brain - 19:00

Newly discovered hormone mimics the effects of exercise - 19:00

People use handshakes to sniff each other out - 19:00

Monday the 2nd of March 2015

Mind-readers: Scientists crack a piece of the neural code for learning and memory - 18:30

Gorilla origins of the last two AIDS virus lineages confirmed - 18:30

Unlocking the key to immunological memory in bacteria - 18:30

The environment may change, but the microbiome of queen bees does not - 18:30

Thursday the 26th of February 2015

How mantis shrimp evolved many shapes with same powerful punch - 20:30

Fighting the Colorado potato beetle with RNA interference - 20:30

Aggressive plant fungus threatens wheat production - 20:30

Wednesday the 25th of February 2015

Sewage provides insight into human microbiome - 19:00

Hidden gene gives hope for improving brain function - 19:00

Tuesday the 24th of February 2015

Great Barrier Reef corals eat plastic - 19:30

UC Davis leads new effort in functional annotation of animal genomes - 19:30

The numbers are in: As many as 2 in 3 smokers will die from their habit - 05:00

Retracing the roots of fungal symbioses - 05:00

Quick test for Ebola - 05:00

Thursday the 19th of February 2015

New brain mapping reveals unknown cell types - 19:00

Cancer risk linked to DNA 'wormholes' - 19:00