Biology News

Discovered two new plants in Spain Wednesday, February 16, 2011 - 00:00
When it was thought that in the Iberian Peninsula were already discovered almost all plants, Spanish researchers have discovered Taraxacum decastroi and Taraxacum lacianense two dandelions in the Py
Insects hold atomic clues about the type of habitats in which they live Wednesday, February 16, 2011 - 00:00
Researchers discover an atmospheric imprint in insects, revealing where they are most likely to survive should climate change alter their ecosystem.
Xenacoelomorpha - a new phylum in the animal kingdom Wednesday, February 16, 2011 - 00:00

An international team of scientists including Albert Poustka from the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics in Berlin has discovered that Xenoturbellida and the acoelomorph worms, both simple m

Mystery of recognition of unfolded proteins resolved: The castle forms the key Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 00:00
Detect proteins normally address their specific three-dimensional structure. Does the key to the lock can take place a reaction. But there are reactions in which has the key to the start of the reacti
UMass Amherst Biologists Use GPS to 'Map' Bats Teeth to Explore Evolutionary Adaptations to Diet Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 00:00
In a clever use of GPS technology, biologists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have mapped the topography of bat teeth as if they were uncharted mountain ranges, in order to better underst
Total cooperation among people is not viable Monday, February 14, 2011 - 00:00
A situation where a majority of people cooperate never happens. This is due to the fact that a significant number of individuals never cooperate and if they do it is in response to the decision of th
New evolutionary research disproves living missing link theories Monday, February 14, 2011 - 00:00
Genetic research proves worm has evolved to be less sophisticated than its ancestors. Evolution is not a steady march towards ever more sophisticated beings and therefore the search for the living
Quest for designer bacteria uncovers a Spy Monday, February 14, 2011 - 00:00
Scientists have discovered a molecular assistant called Spy that helps bacteria excel at producing proteins for medical and industrial purposes.