Biology News

Pheromone increases foraging honey bees, leads to healthier hives Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 00:00
The application of a naturally occurring pheromone to honey bee test colonies increases colony growth resulting in stronger hives overall, according to a new study conducted by scientists at Oregon St
Challenges for Biofuels - New Life Cycle Assessment Report Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 00:00
Scientific studies have shown the most promising of possible alternatives to be liquid fuels derived from cellulosic biomass. These advanced new biofuels have the potential to be clean-burning, carbon
Noisy youngsters pay the ultimate price Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 00:00
Research School of Biology at ANU, shows that in the bird world nestlings who noisily beg for food will attract predators.
You reap the benefit if your romantic partner recovers well from conflict Friday, February 11, 2011 - 00:00
People searching for fulfilling and stable romantic relationships should look for a romantic partner who recovers from conflict well. Yes, it turns out that if your romantic partner recoups well after
Leafcutter ant genome reveals secrets of fungus farming ways Friday, February 11, 2011 - 00:00
UW-Madison researchers has published the complete genome of the leafcutter ant, Atta cephalotes.
Northern and southern Swedes are genetically different Friday, February 11, 2011 - 00:00

People from northern and southern Sweden differ from each other genetically, according to the largest genetic study of the Swedish population yet. Swedes also have genetically more in common with Germ

Darwin's finches of the bacterial world Friday, February 11, 2011 - 00:00
The example of the pathogen Bartonella , the researchers showed that bacteria acquire a molecular needle to inject bacterial proteins into host cells much more efficiently to new host organisms such a
Salmon happy in deeper water Friday, February 11, 2011 - 00:00
It was thought to be impossible to farm salmon in submerged sea cages. But new research from the Centre for Research-based Innovation in Aquaculture Technology (CREATE) in Trondheim demonstrates other