Biology News

In the race of life, better an adaptable tortoise than a fit hare Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 23:00
The genetic alteration of the reproductive or sex reversal is described in many species such as goats, swine, equine, and even human, said Mark Fields SINC, author, researcher at the University CEU-
Larger female hyenas produce more offspring Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 23:00
When it comes to producing more offspring, larger female hyenas outdo their smaller counterparts. A new study by Michigan State University researchers, which appears in Proceedings of the Royal Societ
More water from sea water Monday, March 21, 2011 - 23:00
Without water, man can not live. But according to UNICEF, more than a billion people do not have enough clean water. In some areas, drinking water with high consumption of energy derived from sea wate
New model of protein folding helps researchers handle flood of genomic data Monday, March 21, 2011 - 23:00
All living tissue is made from proteins, and all proteins are made from a combination of the same 20 chemical building blocks, called amino acids. The difference between the proteins that make up bone
Biofilm reorganization: Back to the theoretical drawing board Monday, March 21, 2011 - 23:00
Microcinematic image analysis finds existing theories of bacterial self-organization are lacking
First partial sequencing of an Iberian pig Monday, March 21, 2011 - 23:00
published the first partial genome sequencing of an Iberian pig. Using next-generation sequencing techniques, researchers have been able to sequence and analyse 1 percent of the genome.
Pitt-led Researchers Devise Model for Stronger Self-Healing Materials by Adding More Give Monday, March 21, 2011 - 23:00
A Pitt and Carnegie Mellon team developed a new model of how self-repairing materials function and show that materials with a certain number of easily breakable bonds can absorb more stress, a natura
Malaria mosquitoes evolve differently to ward off pathogens Monday, March 21, 2011 - 23:00
In analyzing malaria mosquitoes in sub-Saharan Africa, a Cornell-led team of researchers finds evidence of two very different evolutionary paths in the immune systems of neighboring mosquito groups.