Saturday, January 23, 2021

Unravelling arthropod genome diversity more than 500 million years of evolution

Unravelling arthropod genome diversity more than 500 million years of evolution, Comparative analysis of 76 species covering 500 million years of evolution shows dynamic...

Transferring genes from bacteria to algae allows early life to reach...

Natural genetic engineering allowed plants to move from water to land. This is one of the most important events in the evolution of life on...

Genetics expertise could transform fish production

The potential of fish and shellfish production to feed a growing global population could be significantly enhanced through advances in genetics and biotechnology, researchers...

Clemson geneticists zeroing in on genes affecting life span

Scientists believe about 25 percent of the differences in human life span is determined by genetics -- with the rest determined by environmental and...

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...

Computer simulations visualize how DNA converts cells into stem cells

Computer simulations visualize how DNA converts cells into stem cells, Researchers have discovered how major proteins help activate DNA genomes during the conversion of...

eDNA provides researchers with ‘more than meets the eye’

Researchers from Curtin University have used next generation DNA sequencing to learn more about the different species of plants, insects and animals present in...

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...

New antibiotic resistant bacteria in infected wounds

New antibiotic resistant bacteria in infected wounds, So far, previously unknown antibiotic-resistant antibiotics have been found in Sweden and belong to the same family...

Cell-free synthetic biology getting older age

The cell catalyst to produce new kinds of molecules and biological processes without the evolutionary constraints of using intact living cells. But less than 20...

Surprising growth rates found in world’s deepest photosynthetic corals

New research published in the journal Coral Reefs revealed unexpectedly high growth rates for deep water photosynthetic corals. The study, led by Samuel Kahng,...

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...

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...

Metabolic fossils from the origin of life

Metabolic fossils from the origin of life, Life converts food into cells via dense networks involving thousands of reactions. New research uncovers insights as...

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...

Genetic Tracing ‘Barcode’ Is Rapidly Revealing COVID-19’s Journey and Evolution

Drexel University researchers have reported a method to quickly identify and label mutated versions of the virus that causes COVID-19. Their preliminary analysis, using...

Now researchers developing novel programmable materials

Now researchers developing novel programmable materials, With the help of DNA, the smallest particles of silicon dioxide and carbon nanotubes, researchers have now developed...

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...

Building and testing of a computer generated bacterial genome

Building and testing of a computer generated bacterial genome, All organisms on our planet keep a blueprint of life molecules in the DNA code...

At the Base of the Food Chain, a Small Fish Should...

A slender little fish called the sand lance plays a big role as “a quintessential forage fish” for puffins, terns and other seabirds, humpback...

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...

Invasive species with charisma have it easier

An international team of scientists, led by the Biology Center of the Czech Academy of Sciences and the Leibniz Institute for Freshwater Ecology and...

Breakthrough in unlocking genetic potential of ocean microbes

Researchers have made a major breakthrough in developing gene-editing tools to improve our understanding of one of the most important ocean microbes on the...

New study reveals early evolution of cortex

Their researches on the lamprey brain has enabled researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden to push the birth of the cortex back in time...

Discovery of baldness plant genes shows the origin of hairy alpine...

Discovery of baldness plant genes shows the origin of hairy alpine plant, Scientists have solved a puzzle that has long baffled botanists why some...

Exchange of Arms between Chromosomes Using Molecular Scissors

The CRISPR/Cas molecular scissors work like a fine surgical instrument and can be used to modify genetic information in plants. The research teams of...

Cannibalism helps invading invertebrates survive severe conditions

Researchers show how cannibalism among the invasive comb jelly enables adults to survive severe conditions at the edge of their ecological range with implications for the use and evolutionary origins of cannibalism

Newly Identified Gene Reduces Pollen Number of Plants

Producing fewer sperm cells can be advantageous in self-fertilizing plants. An international study led by the University of Zurich has identified a gene in...

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...

Researchers have now discovered a new function of mitochondria

Now the researchers have now discovered a new function of mitochondria, Mitochondria are channels in coal mines for cellular stress, small structures found in...

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