David Lohman, associate professor of biology at The City College of New York's Division of Science, is co-author of a landmark paper on butterflies "An illustrated checklist of the genus Elymnias..
Credit: Professor Sumio Ohtsuki Biopharmaceuticals, medium- and high-molecular weight biologically active macromolecules, are not easily absorbed by the small intestine, the main organ responsible ..
Credit: Aphrodite Kantsa ITHACA, N.Y. - Who knew that it's possible to predict the fragrance of a flower by looking at its color? This is true for many of the 41 insect-pollinated plant speci..
New research indicates that fish may adapt their behaviour to defend against parasite infection. The findings are published in the Journal of Zoology. When investigators studied Atlantic salmon, cle..
Credit: courtesy of Texas Biomed San Antonio, Texas (Sept. 20, 2017) - Texas Biomedical Research Institute researchers, Dr. Tim Anderson and Dr. Ian Cheeseman, have partnered with researchers at th..
A new method that inexpensively monitors the safe storage of industrial greenhouse gas emissions is to be used by a leading research project. The test will aid the development of carbon capture and..
PORTLAND, Ore. - Communication breakdowns between care facilities can pave the way for outbreaks of infection, according to research on the spread of an extensively drug-resistant bacterium. The OSU..
Credit: Source: Rodolfo Nogueira The best known sauropod dinosaurs were huge herbivorous creatures, whose brain structures were markedly different from those of their evolutionary predecessors, for ..
Credit: Martin J. Whiting Some of nature's most vibrant colors occur in frogs, who peek out from rainforests and marshes in startling shades of blue, yellow and red. But for hundreds of specie..
Even after years of smoking, the body has a remarkable ability to repair itself. Now in a study appearing in ACS' Journal of Proteome Research, scientists report that certain metabolic changes oc..
Credit: Kristopher Lappin Scientists say that a large, now extinct, frog called Beelzebufo that lived about 68 million years ago in Madagascar would have been capable of eating small dinosaurs. Th..
Credit: UT Arlington Like the organ itself, data collected about the brain is incredibly complex and requires sophisticated methods to sort and analyze. Current methods involve topology, which is a ..
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..