Making a molecular micromap: Imaging the yeast 26S proteasome at near-atomic resolution
SNAP-tagging gives scientists a glimpse of nerve function
Scientists can now explore nerves in mice in much greater detail than ever before, thanks to an approach developed by scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Monterotondo, Italy. ...
Bacteria's game of 'Telephone' foils microbiologists' eavesdropping
While human families are easily illustrated as a tree, bacterial families look more like a heap of branches. Scientists are trying to trace the connections between those branches in an effort to learn more ...
Female termites found to clone themselves via asexual reproduction
DNA used to encode a book and other digital information
Highly sociable Australian birds show us the effects of social conformity
Scientists from LJMU have published research that provides a unique opportunity to investigate how personality can be affected by social context.
How fast you age depends on your parents
In the hunt for better knowledge on the aging process, researchers from Lund University have now enlisted the help of small birds. A new study investigates various factors which affect whether chicks are ...
A new trout species described from the Alakir Stream in Antalya, Turkey
A group of researchers from Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University, Faculty of Fisheries in Turkey discovered a new trout species. The newly described species Salmo kottelati, belongs to the Salmonidae family, which ...
Study is decoding blue light's mysterious ability to alter body's natural clock
A study funded by the National Institutes of Health is unraveling the mystery of how blue light from residential and commercial lighting, electronic devices and outdoor lights can throw off-kilter the natural ...
Something old, something new: Evolution and the structural divergence of duplicate genes
Adam's rib, revisited: Evolutionary divergence of mammalian sex chromosomes
Sets & the city: World Science Festival 2012, New York style (Part 2 of 2)
Nucleoids and the structure of life
Pregnancy-related infection kills endangered orca
An endangered orca found dead off Vancouver Island in Canada earlier this month died after a failed pregnancy caused a bacterial infection, officials said Tuesday.