In a study of the molecular underpinnings of plants' pest resistance, Rice University biologists have shown that plants both anticipate daytime raids by hungry insects and make sophisticated preparations to fend them off.
Researchers at USC were surprised recently to discover just how much the rising and setting of the sun drives life on Earth even in unexpected places.
Yale University researchers have identified a key genetic gear that keeps the circadian clock of plants ticking, a finding that could have broad implications for global agriculture.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Research has shown that light is the key to getting our 'body clocks' back in sync and now a new study exploring the resynchronisation mechanism in insects has discovered a molecule essential to the process.
(PhysOrg.com) -- New research takes the study of biological rhythms, like the heart beat, to a new level: the cell cycle. Scientists at Rockefeller University have proposed that the orderly succession of events in cell division ...
How would Einstein use e-mail? Letter writers of yore had same correspondence patterns as e-mail users today
You're not as different from Albert Einstein and Charles Darwin after all, at least when it comes to patterns of correspondence.
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