Researchers put mouse gene in cattle to make them less susceptible to TB
Scientists do glass a solid—with new theory on how it transitions from a liquid
How does glass transition from a liquid to its familiar solid state? How does this common material transport heat and sound? And what microscopic changes occur when a glass gains rigidity as it cools?
Atmospheric mysteries unraveling: New findings may be key to explaining mercury, much more
It's been difficult to explain patterns of toxic mercury in some parts of the world, such as why there's so much of the toxin deposited into ecosystems from the air in the southeastern United States, even ...
Researchers find a way to identify key nodes in illegal wildlife trade network
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, ...
Study shows manure from cows not given antibiotics still causes increase in resistant bacteria in soil
Study shows Beijing haze linked directly to gaseous pollutants from traffic, industrial emissions
Bass use body's swimming muscles to suck in food
Fish are power eaters. In many species, large muscles running along their backs and bellies provide bursts of speed for chasing down prey. Then, at the very instant they close in, they vacuum victims into ...
Research challenges fundamental precept of organic chemistry
A family of millions of known chemical compounds called "aromatics" or "arenes" and their products, including a great number of medicines, plastics and synthetic fibers, are characterized by their regular arrangement of ring ...
Pheromones produced by gut bacteria found to kill resistant variants of its own kind
Research pair learn how plague bacterium adapted to help fleas pass on disease
Researchers create synthetic membranes that grow like living cells
Chemists and biologists at UC San Diego have succeeded in designing and synthesizing an artificial cell membrane capable of sustaining continual growth, just like a living cell.
Deep national history of immigration predicts wide cultural comfort displaying emotion
If your home country is historically heterogeneous and you know it, crack a smile. People who live in countries built on centuries of migration from a wide range of other countries are more emotionally expressive ...
View of 'nature as capital' uses economic value to help achieve a sustainable future
Researchers today outlined in a series of reports how governments, organizations and corporations are successfully moving away from short-term exploitation of the natural world and embracing a long-term vision ...