Researchers discover how to map cell-signaling molecules to their targets
A team of University of Montreal and McGill University researchers have devised a method to identify how signaling molecules orchestrate the sequential steps in cell division. In an article published online ...
Research finds Neandertals, not modern humans, made first specialized bone tools in Europe
One day in 2011, undergraduate student Naomi Martisius was sorting through tiny bone remnants in the University of California, Davis, paleoanthropology lab when she stumbled across a peculiar piece.
Study shows bees use visual rate of expansion of ground for perfect landings
Ancient tooth offers clues to how and when monkeys left Africa
(Phys.org) —The monkey roadmap out of Africa has a new timetable and route, thanks to a tiny tooth plucked from the Arabian desert.
Nanoscale coatings improve stability and efficiency of devices for renewable fuel generation
(Phys.org) —Splitting water into its components, two parts hydrogen and one part oxygen, is an important first step in achieving carbon-neutral fuels to power our transportation infrastructure – including ...
Fossil palm beetles 'hindcast' 50-million-year-old winters
(Phys.org) —Fifty-million-year-old fossil beetles that fed only on palm seeds are giving Simon Fraser University biologists Bruce Archibald and Rolf Mathewes new information about ancient climates.
Researchers find greenhouse gas emissions from shale gas similar to that for conventional natural gas
Biologists develop new method for discovering antibiotics
Biologists at the University of California, San Diego have developed a revolutionary new method for identifying and characterizing antibiotics, an advance that could lead to the discovery of new antibiotics to treat antibiotic ...
Sea surface is a sink for nitrogen oxides at night
The surface of the sea takes up nitrogen oxides that build up in polluted air at night, new measurements on the coast of southern California have shown. The ocean removes about 15 percent of these chemicals ...
Researchers sequence pepper genome, find jumping genes enhanced diversity
Computer simulation shows adding trees to coffee growing land can increase yields
Mathematician devises a means for tying impact of teaching quality to pupil's future earnings
South American lichen found to have 126 different species of fungi
Watching the production of new proteins in live cells
Researchers at Columbia University, in collaboration with biologists in Baylor College of Medicine, have made a significant step in understanding and imaging protein synthesis, pinpointing exactly where and ...