News tagged with body metabolism

Fish prefer to swim with sporty shoalmates

Just like humans, many fish like to surround themselves with active companions - but frisky friends also make for fierce competition. New research from PhD student, Ms Anna Persson, and a team of researchers from the University ...

dateJul 05, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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10 to 1: Bugs win in NASA study

Bugs are winning out, and that's a good thing according to NASA's Human Research Program. As part of NASA's One-Year Mission, researchers are studying how microbes living on astronauts' skin, inside their bodies and on the ...

dateSep 22, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Mini synthetic organism instead of test animals

In medical research, animal-based experiments have thus far been a necessary evil. Fraunhofer researchers have developed a highly promising alternative, however: They are developing a mini-organism inside a chip. This way, ...

dateFeb 02, 2015 in Biochemistry
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