Credit: Benjamin Lee Forest fires in Southeast Asia during the El Niño droughts of 2015 caused considerable disruption to the biodiversity of the region due to the smoke-induced 'haze' the..
Heart disease and heart-related illnesses are a leading cause of death around the world, but treatment options are limited. Now, one group reports in ACS Nano that encapsulating stem cells in a nanoge..
Credit: Foto: Peter Mesenholl Gender perspectives in mathematics, information sciences, natural sciences and technology: The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has granted the joint p..
Credit: ITbM, Nagoya University Scientists at ITbM, Nagoya University have synthesized a new bioactive small molecule that has the ability to increase stomata numbers on flowering plants without stu..
Credit: Courtesy of Aronowski lab, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston. While immune cells called neutrophils are known to act as infantry in the body's war on germs, a National ..
Credit: Courtesy of Van Andel Research Institute September 20, 2017 (Grand Rapids, Michigan)--Van Andel Research Institute scientist Scott Rothbart, Ph.D., has been awarded a five-year, $2.375 milli..
Credit: Advanced Survey Technologies, Fisheries Resources Division, NOAA Fisheries/Southwest Fisheries Science Center West Coast rockfish species in deep collapse only 20 years ago have multiplied ..
The drugs people inhale, inject or ingest ultimately end up in some form down the toilet. So scientists have started monitoring drug use through sewage-based epidemiology. But this approach hasn'..
Credit: CC Even Charles Darwin, the author of "The Origin of Species", had a problem with species. "I was much struck how entirely vague and arbitrary is the distinction between species and varie..
Credit: NIBB One of the central questions in biology is how a cell specifies its size. Because size distribution often shows a characteristically skewed pattern in a tissue, there may be some stocha..
Credit: The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston GALVESTON, Texas - A group of scientists led by Ramkumar Menon at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has gained new insi..
An unexpected discovery has given scientists a greater understanding of an important methane-producing enzyme. A team of researchers at the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB) at the ..
A multidisciplinary team of researchers, including UC Santa Barbara scientists John Bowers, Michael Goard and Luke Theogarajan, has been awarded $9 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) t..
Raw broccoli sprouts, a rich source of potential cancer-fighting compounds, have become a popular health food in recent years. But conventional heat treatment used to kill bacteria on produce can redu..