Archive: 03/3/2008

Viruses evolve to play by host rules

Biologists at the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard University have examined the complete genomes of viruses that infect the bacteria E. coli, P. aeruginosa and L. lactis and have found that many of these viral genomes ...

Mar 03, 2008 4.7 / 5 (3) 0

Invading trees put rainforests at risk

To the list of threats to tropical rainforests you can add a new one — trees. It might seem that for a rainforest the more trees the merrier, but a new study by scientists at the Carnegie Institution warns ...

Mar 03, 2008 4.1 / 5 (8) 1

Biological electron transfer captured in real time

Two research teams led by Dr. Michael Verkhovsky and Prof. Mårten Wikström of the Institute of Biotechnology of the University of Helsinki have for the first time succeeded in monitoring electron transfer by Complex I in ...

Mar 03, 2008 3.7 / 5 (3) 0