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October 25, 2016

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October 25, 2016

Climate Change Driving Toad Disease from Fungus in Pyrenees

Oct. 23, 2016 — The effect of global warming on fungal disease in frogs and toads has been quantified by researchers for the first time, a new report ... read more

Measuring the Forces of Biology

Oct. 21, 2016 — Biology, at the nitty-gritty level of motor proteins, DNA, and microtubules, takes its cue from physics. But while much is known about the biological components that form such cellular stuctures, ... read more

Oct. 21, 2016 — Fish farms may hold the key to studying the impact of rising carbon dioxide on marine life, and help researchers understand if fish could adapt to climate ... read more

Oct. 21, 2016 — American ecologists have played a key role in a petition filed with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Friday seeking emergency Endangered Species Act protection for the Venus ... read more

Oct. 21, 2016 — For the first time, scientists have revealed the mechanics of how bacteria build up slimy masses, called biofilms, cell by cell. When encased in biofilms in the human body, bacteria are a thousand ... read more

Oct. 21, 2016 — Scientists are hoping to study the genetics of an ultra-rare garden snail are asking the public for its help in finding the lonely mollusc a mate. The snail’s unique qualities make it a one in a ... read more

Oct. 21, 2016 — A novel nanotool has been developed that provides an easy means of characterizing the mechanical properties of ... read more

Oct. 21, 2016 — There are many disadvantages to using human cells in the initial stages of creating a new therapy. Scientists often have to test a large number of compounds in order to find one that is effective ... read more

Oct. 21, 2016 — Researchers have revealed the molecular events leading to the regulation of cell growth and proliferation in response to stiffness of the extracellular matrix that surrounds ... read more

Oct. 21, 2016 — Scientists have uncovered the mechanisms through which cryptochrome 2 -- a key photoreceptor that allows plants to respond to blue light -- is switched on and off, allowing plants to remain ... read more

Oct. 21, 2016 — A new paper explains why plant breeders have found it difficult to produce wheat varieties which combine high yield and good resistance to Septoria, a disease in wheat which can cut yield losses by ... read more

First Atomic-Level Image of the Human 'Marijuana Receptor' Unveiled

Oct. 20, 2016 — In a discovery that advances the understanding of how marijuana works in the human body, an international group of scientists has, for the first time, created a three-dimensional atomic-level image ... read more

Report Provides Options for Organic Soybean Growers

Oct. 20, 2016 — Although soybeans are one of the most widely grown crops in the U.S., few soybean farmers are using organic practices. A new report details organic products and practices to combat pathogens and ... read more

Oct. 20, 2016 — A computer simulation has been created that crushes viral capsids. By allowing researchers to see how the tough shells break apart, the simulation provides a computational window for looking at how ... read more

Oct. 20, 2016 — An international team of life scientists reports the discovery of mechanisms regulating plant growth that could provide new insights into how the mammalian biological clock affects human ... read more

Oct. 20, 2016 — Biologists have been contemplating evolutionary change since Charles Darwin first explained it. Using modern molecular tools and fieldwork, biologists have demonstrated for the first time that ... read more

Oct. 20, 2016 — Testosterone. It’s often lauded as the hormone that makes males bigger, bolder, stronger. Now a pair of studies has identified one group of animals, the meerkats of the southern tip of Africa, in ... read more

Oct. 20, 2016 — Wolves in Canada, lions in the Serengeti or fishermen in the Southern Ocean, either hunt alone keeping the spoils to themselves or in packs sharing the bounty with others. Deciding whether to tell ... read more

Oct. 20, 2016 — Large swaths of DNA and its lesser-known cousin RNA are dotted by chemical tags that act like Post-It notes, providing additional instructions to the underlying genetic code. The most abundant of ... read more

Oct. 20, 2016 — Plankton blooms in spring are largely driven by temperature-induced increases in cell division, a new study ... read more

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