Biology - Cell & Microbiology news

Can bacteria make you smarter?

Exposure to specific bacteria in the environment, already believed to have antidepressant qualities, could increase learning behavior according to research presented today at the 110th General Meeting of the American Society ...

May 24, 2010 4.6 / 5 (30) 5 | with audio podcast

Chromosome 'glue' surprises scientists

Proteins called cohesins ensure that newly copied chromosomes bind together, separate correctly during cell division, and are repaired efficiently after DNA damage. Scientists at the Carnegie Institution have found for the ...

May 06, 2010 5 / 5 (7) 0 | with audio podcast