News tagged with steroid hormone

Hormones found to affect gene activity

( -- Intermittent signaling by steroid hormones can affect the way genes are expressed in rodents, according to research by scientists at the University of Bristol and the National Cancer Institute (NCI), USA. ...

dateAug 19, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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Worms control lifespan at high temperatures

The common research worm, C. elegans, is able to use heat-sensing nerve cells to not only regulate its response to hotter environments, but also to control the pace of its aging as a result of that heat, according to new ...

dateApr 16, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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The secret life of frogs

( -- University of Notre Dame biologist Sunny Boyd's research is a little like "" for amphibians. Say you're a female tree frog looking for a mate--how do you choose among a number of potential suitors?

dateMar 24, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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