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DNA strands in nanopores

Imec Demonstrates Direct Optical Reading of Single-Molecule DNA Bases in Modified...

In a Nature Communications paper published this week (https://rdcu.be/MYO6), imec, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nano-electronics and digital technology, describes a new...
marmots

Can Being Too Social Take Years off Your Life?

Large ground squirrels called yellow-bellied marmots live much longer, on average, if they are less social and more isolated than if they are more...
cancers

Biologists’ New Peptide Could Fight Many Cancers

MIT biologists have designed a new peptide that can disrupt a key protein that many types of cancers, including some forms of lymphoma, leukemia,...
underwater volcanic eruption

Largest Recorded Underwater Volcanic Eruption Sheds Light on Deep-Sea Events

They knew it was big when satellite images showed that the pumice bobbing to the surface had created a floating raft covering 400 square...
genetic circuits

Rice U. Biologists Create Toolkit for Tuning Genetic Circuits

Rice University scientists have created a toolkit for synthetic biologists who need to precisely tune the input and output levels of genetic circuits. The research,...
Eye Disease

Genetic Insights on Eye Disease

A skilled mechanic who knows every millimeter of an engine always knows which tool to use where and when. The toolbox biologists and geneticists use,...
E.coli

Shining a Light on Bacterial Cell Division

Imagine trying to defeat an army of invaders that can double its population size every twenty minutes. This is what the human body is...
nitrogen starvation

Uncovering Essential Enzymes for Plant Growth During Nitrogen Starvation

A study led by researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) has found that two key enzymes in plants called PAH1 and PAH21...
sponge

In the Beginning There Was the Sponge

Which came first – the sponges or the comb jellies? The consensus view among taxonomists has long been that the sponges (Porifera) represent the...
climatevideo

As Climate Warms, Mice Morph

New research by McGill University biologists shows that milder winters have led to physical alterations in two species of mice in southern Quebec in...
RNA Transcripts

CMU Software Assembles RNA Transcripts More Accurately

Computational biologists at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a more accurate computational method for reconstructing the full-length nucleotide sequences of the RNA products in...
three-eyed beetle

Indiana University Biologists Create Beetle with Functional Extra Eye

On "Game of Thrones," a three-eyed raven holds the secrets of the past, present and future in a vast fantasy kingdom. But for real-world...
chemical substances

Researchers Get Easier Access to Chemical Substances

It will be easier for researchers to obtain chemical substances for experimental use. From 2018, a new substance library — DK-OPENSCREEN at DTU Chemistry...
miniature robotvideo

A Robotic Spy among the Fish

Researchers at EPFL’s Robotic Systems Laboratory (LSRO), which is headed by Professor Francesco Mondada, have developed a miniature robot that can integrate perfectly into...
Photosynthesis

Genome Research Challenges Previous Understanding of the Origin of Photosynthesis

Plant biologists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), in collaboration with colleagues from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), have reconstructed the evolutionary...
human cells

How Much Does Life Weigh?

From earthworms and sunflowers to human beings, we are all made up of cells, so it’s no surprise that researchers are hard at work...
Coevolution

Understanding the Coevolving Web of Life as a Network

Coevolution, which occurs when species interact and adapt to each other, is often studied in the context of pair-wise interactions between mutually beneficial symbiotic...
genetic code

Key to Expanding Genetic Code Described by Yale Scientists

Yale scientists have described the atomic structure of a protein that is the key tool in efforts by synthetic biologists to expand the genetic...
DNA

Knotty Problems in DNA

If you’ve ever tried to untangle a pair of earbuds, you’ll understand how loops and cords can get twisted up. DNA can get tangled...
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