Comparison of bonobo anatomy to humans offers evolutionary clues
Researchers find 'decoder ring' powers in micro RNA
MicroRNA can serve as a "decoder ring" for understanding complex biological processes, a team of New York University chemists has found. Their study, which appears in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, points ...
Pheromones produced by gut bacteria found to kill resistant variants of its own kind
Study shows isopods may dampen impact of global warming on forest soil
Using phages to deliver CRISPR to resistant bacteria found to sensitize the microbes
Ecosystem management that ignores 'taboo tradeoffs' is likely to fail
Research published today recommends a new approach to the difficult tradeoffs that environmental managers face when choosing between environmental sustainability and profitability. The findings could help ...
Historical land use important factor for carbon cycling in northern lakes
The historical past is important when we seek to understand environmental conditions as they are today and predict how these might change in the future. This is according to researchers from Umeå University, ...
New evidence that global warming will hurt US wheat production
Ice cores store atmospheric bubbles from a million years ago
Tortoise approach works best—even for evolution
When it comes to winning evolutionary fitness races, the tortoise once again prevails over the hare.
Study shows bats adjust the gape of their mouth to zoom field of view of biosonar
Towards the ultimate model of water
Researchers from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), IBM and the University of Edinburgh have developed the first conceptually simple but broadly applicable model for water.
Hitting the borders of expansion
Why does a species not adapt to an ever-wider range of conditions, gradually expanding its geographical range? In their paper published on May 5 in PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences), Jitka Polecho ...