Saturday, January 23, 2021

The CRISPR gene drive better solves old technology problems

The CRISPR gene drive better solves old technology problems, Gene drives use genetic engineering to create the desired mutations in many individuals, which are...

Researchers have decoded for the first time the genome of Scaly-foot...

Researchers from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) have decoded for the first time the genome of Scaly-foot Snail, a rare...

eDNA extends species studies to get a more complete picture

eDNA extends species studies to get a more complete picture, Tiny bits of DNA collected from waters off the West Coast allowed scientists to...

Improving success of giraffe translocations

Giraffes that are being translocated for conservation purposes should be moved in groups that contain at least 30 females and three males to ensure...

RNA structures by the thousands

Every cell contains thousands of different RNA molecules. In the past, it would have taken many research careers to decipher their structures using traditional...

Researchers combining technology to resolve plant pathogenic genomes

Now the researchers are combining technology to resolve plant pathogenic genomes, With the help of new genome sequencing and assembly tools, plant scientists can...

DNA riddle: how cells access data from ‘genetic cotton reels’

Australian scientists have unravelled part of the mystery about how nature can usefully access genetic information in cells despite it being so tightly packed...

New studies show complex decisions in single-celled organisms

Once, single-cell life claimed sole dominion over the earth. For about three billion years, the generation of incompatible unicellular organisms has been feeding, growing and...

Understanding the impact of climate change on demersal fish communities

Understanding the impact of climate change on demersal fish communities is an important element of navigation in the future, but it is difficult to balance...

Biologists identified 29 different COVID-19 DNA signature

Using machine learning, a team of Western computer scientists and biologists have identified an underlying genomic signature for 29 different COVID-19 DNA sequences. This new...

Now scientists understand chromatin’s role in cancer and other diseases

Now scientists understand chromatin's role in cancer and other diseases, Cells contain genetic instructions for all organisms. This genomic information is managed and processed...

A New Twist Added to Decades of Sea Otter Research

A parasite known only to be hosted in North America by the Virginia opossum is infecting sea otters along the West Coast. A study...

Light-Activated ‘CRISPR’ Triggers Precision Gene Editing and Super-Fast DNA Repair

In a series of experiments using human cancer cell lines, scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine say they have successfully used light as a trigger...

Complex processes of DNA repair have been discovered

Complex processes of DNA repair have been discovered, Sophisticated filament systems, the dynamics of liquid droplets and protein compounds make it possible to repair...

Technique reveals how crystals form on surfaces

The process of crystallization, in which atoms or molecules line up in orderly arrays like soldiers in formation, is the basis for many of...

A new method for data storage in everyday objects

Researcher found a new method for data storage in everyday objects, Living things have their instructions for installation and operation in the form of...

The evolution of the vestibular apparatus in apes and humans

The evolution of the vestibular apparatus in apes and humans, Humans, gorillas, chimpanzees, orangutans, and gibbons belong to a group known as hominoids. This "super...

Study reveals the most important flowering plants sources for honey bees

Trees, shrubs and woody vines are among the top food sources for honey bees in urban environments, according to an international team of researchers....

Nitrogen is a key nutrient that enables plants to grow

Nitrogen is a key nutrient that enables plants to grow, As food demand rises due to growing and changing populations around the world, increasing...

New Genetic Editing Powers Discovered in Squid

Revealing yet another super-power in the skillful squid, scientists have discovered that squid massively edit their own genetic instructions not only within the nucleus...

Viruses Can Steal Our Genetic Code to Create New Human-Virus Genes

Like a scene out of “Invasion of the Body Snatchers,” a virus infects a host and converts it into a factory for making more...

The cause of cancer is identified by their DNA template

The cause of cancer is identified by their DNA template, The cause of cancer is catalyzed by large-scale international research that reveals genetic traces...

Oldest ever human genetic evidence clarifies dispute over our ancestors

Genetic information from an 800,000-year-old human fossil has been retrieved for the first time. The results shed light on one of the branching points...

Synthetic nanopores from DNA

The first commercial nanopores from DNA sequencer was launched by Oxford Nanopores Technologies. Based on transmembrane proteins that are developed synthetically. Nanopores sequencing allows long...

A new method of identifying an entire community of mammals

A new method of identifying an entire community of mammals, Ecologists report this week on a new method of identifying an entire community of...

Biologists have invented a new way for sequencing circular DNA

University of Alberta biologists have invented a new way for sequencing circular DNA, according to a new study. The tool—called CIDER-Seq—will give other scientists...

The explosion of new genes explained the origin of land plants

The explosion of new genes explained the origin of land plants, The new study questions the well-established view of the origin of plants on...

Ancestor of all animals identified in Australian fossils

A team led by UC Riverside geologists has discovered the first ancestor on the family tree that contains most familiar animals today, including humans. The...

Genetic variation may affect bacterial composition and healing of wounds

Genetic variability across patients might play an important role in shaping the microbiome composition of wounds, thereby influencing the healing process, according to a...

Material such as DNA can provide smaller transistors

Material such as DNA can provide smaller transistors, Computer chips use billions of tiny switches called transistors to process information. The more transistors on the...

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