Archive: 08/06/2008

Aphids are sentinels of climate change

Aphids are emerging as sentinels of climate change, researchers at BBSRC-supported Rothamsted Research have shown. One of the UK's most damaging aphids - the peach-potato aphid (Myzus persicae) - has been found to be flying ...

Aug 06, 2008 1.9 / 5 (11) 6

Scientists a step closer to producing fuel from bacteria

Scientists at the University of Sheffield have shown how bacteria could be used as a future fuel. The research, published in the journal Bioinformatics, could have significant implications for the environment and the way we ...

Aug 06, 2008 3.4 / 5 (12) 1

Post-partum suicide attempt risks studied

Although maternal suicide after giving birth is a relatively rare occurrence, suicide attempts often have long-lasting effects on the family and the infant. In a study published in the August 2008 issue of the American Jo ...

Aug 06, 2008 5 / 5 (1) 0

Researchers unveil vital key to cancer

University of Manchester scientists have uncovered the 3-D structure of Mps1 -- a protein that regulates the number of chromosomes during cell division and thus has an essential role in the prevention of cancer -- which will ...

Aug 06, 2008 4.7 / 5 (6) 0