Researchers predict global warming will cause an increase in frequency of Indian Ocean Dipole events
More than just a hill of beans: Phaseolus genome lends insights into nitrogen fixation
The US Department of Energy Office of Science has targeted research into the common bean because of its importance in enhancing nitrogen use efficiency for bioenergy crops sustainability, and for increasing ...
Chinese scientists plead for research before more 'mountain moving'
Japanese scientist to retract stem cell papers
A Japanese stem cell scientist accused of fabricating research has agreed to retract papers published in the respected journal Nature, an official said Wednesday.
DREAM project crowdsources answer to cancer cell drug sensitivities
A study published June 1 in the journal Nature Biotechnology describes the results of an open challenge to predict which breast cancer cell lines will respond to which drugs, based only on the sum of cells' genomic data. ...
Call put out to eradicate invasive toad from Madagascar before it wreaks environmental damage
Study suggests large waves may have bigger role in breaking up polar sea ice than thought
Japan scientist to retract one stem cell paper
A Japanese stem cell scientist, under pressure over inconsistencies in her groundbreaking research, has agreed to retract one of the two papers published in the respected journal Nature, reports said Thursd ...
Researchers uncover the process by which gender is determined in the silkworm
Researchers find chemicals and neurons responsible for turning parental care on and off in mice
Field study suggests decreased diversity reduces liter decomposition rates
Lab study suggests small layer of water, CO2 and silicate lies beneath tectonic plates
Edible flowers may inhibit chronic diseases
A new study in the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), found that common edible flowers in China are rich in phenolics and have excellent antioxidant capacity.
Computational method dramatically speeds up estimates of gene expression
With gene expression analysis growing in importance for both basic researchers and medical practitioners, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Maryland have developed a new computational ...