Almost every biological process involves sensing the presence of a certain chemical. Finely tuned over millions of…
Credit: 2018 Shoji Takeuchi, Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo Tokyo - The human brain is an exquisitely complex, organic CPU, made of trillions of connections between many b..Read More...
Credit: Ali Freibott, US Forest Service When Mount St. Helens erupted 38 years ago today, it not only dramatically transformed more than 200 square miles that previously contained vast forests, fas..
Credit: University of Basel, Yasunori Okamoto Complex reaction cascades can be triggered in artificial molecular systems: Swiss scientists have constructed an enzyme than can penetrate a mammalian ..
Credit: Copyright: Ulrich Technau During embryonic development genetic cascades control gene activity and cell differentiation. In a new publication of the journal PNAS, the team of Ulrich Technau ..
Credit: P. Erdmann / Max-Planck-Institute of Biochemistry How to install new capabilities in cells without interfering with their metabolic processes? A team from the Technical University of Munich..
Credit: School of Science, IUPUI INDIANAPOLIS -- Determining whether blow flies have consumed animal fecal material versus animal tissue has important implications for both human public health and ..
Credit: ANCCE It is known that chromosomal anomalies are one of the principle genetic causes of infertility in horses. However, a great proportion of these cases still go undiagnosed, probably due to..
Credit: Laurent Charles - CCBY 4.0 One of the consequences of globalization is the introduction of invasive species. Giant hammerhead flatworms, or land planarians, up to 40 cm (over 1 foot) in len..
Credit: American Journal of Preventive Medicine Ann Arbor, May 22, 2018 - A study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine sheds new light on the sharp rise in fatal drug overdoses ..
Credit: Susanne Herbst, Francis Crick Institute The mechanism our immune cells use to clear bacterial infections like tuberculosis (TB) might also be implicated in Parkinson's disease, accordi..
Credit: IU School of Medicine Indiana consistently lands near the bottom of the nation's health ranking lists, with too many babies dying before their first birthday and too many people smoking..