Research to aid Californian drought response

The worsening drought in California has prompted US agencies to turn to Australian researchers to identify the most effective strategies Australian utilities and agencies used to survive the Millennium Drought.

date22 hours ago in Environment
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How cancer cells avoid shutdown

A mechanism beyond the level of gene regulation, which is often the underlying reason for changes in protein levels, does enable the strong accumulation of a tumour promoting protease in stressed cancer cells. ...

date20 hours ago in Biochemistry
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Age and fertility in social insects

A new research unit coordinated at the University of Freiburg tackles the question of why the otherwise usual trade-off between fecundity and lifespan in multicellular organisms is not present in social insects ...

date21 hours ago in Plants & Animals
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