Biology News Net

Tuesday th 9th of February 2016

Biologists find genetic mechanism for 'extremophile' fish survival - 20:21

Duplicate DNA a hallmark of tick genome - 20:21

Study accurately dates coral loss at Great Barrier Reef - 20:20

Common gene variant influences food choices ... for better or worse - 20:20

Monday th 8th of February 2016

Zika virus: 5 things to know - 16:35

Scientists discover a unique mechanism for a high-risk leukemia - 16:35

Search technique helps researchers find DNA sequences in minutes rather than days - 16:34

Tuesday th 2nd of February 2016

'Junk' DNA plays role in preventing breast cancer - 16:51

Scientists have put a high precision blood assay into a simple test strip - 16:51

Adenosine deaminase may help the immune system fight HIV on its own - 16:50

Monday th 1st of February 2016

Scientists discover stem cells capable of repairing skull, face bones - 16:22

Why do scientists chase unicorns? - 16:22

New method for detecting and preserving human stem cells in the lab - 16:21

Thursday th 28th of January 2016

Resistance to key HIV drug 'concerningly common' - 21:11

Epigenetic switch for obesity - 21:11

The brain communicates on several channels - 21:10

Scientists discover protein's starring role in genome stability, and possibly cancer prevention - 21:10

Monday th 25th of January 2016

Hacking the programs of cancer stem cells - 17:41

Scientists shed new light on workings of genetic regulation - 17:41

Lizards camouflage themselves by choosing rocks that best match the color of their backs - 17:40

Saturday th 23rd of January 2016

Genome engineering: Cutting-edge research and applications - 04:04

KLF and Sp Transcription Factors in Disease and Regenerative Medicine - 04:03

Beetle-inspired discovery could reduce frost's costly sting - 04:03

Two proteins control the growth of the heart and its adaptation to high blood pressure - 04:02

60 genetic disorders affect skin and nervous system - 04:02

The neurons in our gut help the immune system keep inflammation in check - 04:01

Tuesday th 19th of January 2016

Study finds 30 percent of global fish catch is unreported - 16:41

Scientists propose an algorithm to study DNA faster and more accurately - 16:40

How mold on space station flowers is helping get us to Mars - 16:40

Monday th 18th of January 2016

TSRI scientists solve 3-D structure of protein that guides the immune system - 19:12

Laws of nature predict cancer evolution - 19:11

Friday th 15th of January 2016

Brothers-in-arms: How P53 and telomeres work together to stave off cancer - 18:52

UGA researchers discover how trypanosome parasites communicate with each other - 18:51

Sociable chimps harbor richer gut microbiomes - 18:51

Genetic 'paint box' shuffled between butterfly species to create new wing patterns - 18:50

Zika virus has potential to spread rapidly through Americas - 18:50

Wednesday th 13th of January 2016

Mammals shape their microbiome to prevent disease - 20:01

Shiny fish skin inspires nanoscale light reflectors - 20:00

Tuesday th 12th of January 2016

Tough times for the tree of life on coral reefs - 19:01

Cocaine addiction: Scientists discover 'back door' into the brain - 19:00

Lung cell found to act as sensor, regulator of immune response - 19:00

Monday th 11th of January 2016

Blood test that monitors dead cancer cell DNA better at tracking spread of melanoma - 18:02

The Institut Pasteur in French Guiana publishes the first complete genome sequence of the Zika virus - 18:01

Wednesday th 6th of January 2016

Scientists call for new tools to explore the world's microbiomes - 20:21

DNA research offers clues on cell mutation - 20:21

Half of primary care doctors provide unnecessary specialty referrals upon patient request - 20:20

Biological 'clock' discovered in sea turtle shells - 20:20

Monday th 4th of January 2016

Pediatric sickle cell study stopped early due to positive results - 16:51

Tiniest chameleons deliver most powerful tongue-lashings - 16:51

Tackling the 'credibility crisis' in science -- new PLOS Biology meta-research section - 16:50