• By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 26, 2021

    DIFFERENTIATING STRONG ANTIBIOTIC PRODUCERS FROM WEAKER ONES

    Biologists are using comparative metabologenomics to try to uncover what may be 'silencing' Streptomyces and preventing it from producing...

    Antibiotics, Gene, Genes
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 26, 2021

    IN THE ABSENCE OF GENETIC VARIATION, ASEXUAL INVASIVE SPECIES FIND NEW METHODS OF ADAPTING TO THEIR ENVIRONMENT

    New research has found that two types of weevils, common yet invasive beetles in many parts of the world, have been using epigenetic...

    Genetics, Gene, Research, Environment, Genes, Plants
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 26, 2021

    FRUIT COMPOUND MAY HAVE POTENTIAL TO PREVENT AND TREAT PARKINSON'S DISEASE

    Researchers say they have added to evidence that the compound farnesol, found naturally in herbs, and berries and other fruits, prevents...

    Nature, Brain, Research
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 26, 2021

    HOW CELLS DRAW ON MEMORIES OF PAST INFLAMMATION TO RESPOND TO NEW THREATS

    A new study uncovers a near-universal mechanism behind this phenomenon, known as inflammatory memory.

  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 26, 2021

    RESEARCHERS FILM HUMAN VIRUSES IN LIQUID DROPLETS AT NEAR-ATOMIC DETAIL

    Researchers have used advanced electron microscopy technology to see how human viruses move in high resolution in a near-native environment....

    Vaccine, Research, Vaccines, Environment, Virus
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 26, 2021

    RNA: TWO STRANDS ARE TOUGHER THAN ONE

    Research reveals key differences between single- and double-stranded RNA, insights that may prove useful to fields from agriculture...

    Agriculture, Research, Medicine, RNA, Agricultural
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 26, 2021

    STUDY REVEALS CHARACTERISTICS OF SARS-COV-2 SPIKE PROTEIN

    A new study provides foundational information about SARS-CoV-2's spike protein.

    Protein
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 26, 2021

    RESEARCHERS DEVELOP 'DIMMER SWITCH' TO HELP CONTROL GENE THERAPY

    In a major advancement in the field of gene therapy for rare and devastating diseases, researchers have developed a "dimmer switch"...

    Gene Therapy, Research, RNA, Tissue, Protein, Therapies, Brain, Genes, Gene
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 26, 2021

    REPROGRAMMED WHALE NEURONS PREDICT NEUROTOXICITY OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS

    A research team has directly reprogrammed whale somatic cells to neuronal cells, and conducted a neurotoxicity test using these cells....

    Genes, Gene, Research, Environmental
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 26, 2021

    TRACKING THE MOVEMENT OF A SINGLE NANOPARTICLE

    Researchers successfully analyze extracellular vesicles by time-sequential illumination and tracking.

    Research
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 26, 2021

    BIRD'S-EYE VIEW COULD BE KEY TO NAVIGATING WITHOUT GPS

    A bird's-eye view may take on new meaning thanks to new research. Scientists found that a protein in bird's retinas is sensitive to...

    Research, Protein
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 26, 2021

    DISCOVERY WITHIN HUMAN CELL CYCLE PROCESS TO BRING NEW UNDERSTANDING OF CELLULAR DISEASES

    New research has uncovered an essential mechanism coordinating the processes of cell division and adhesion within humans. This discovery...

    Discovery, Research, Cellular, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 26, 2021

    3D VISUALIZATION AND QUANTIFICATION OF BIOPLASTIC PHA IN A LIVING BACTERIAL CELL

    A research team has observed how bioplastic granule is being accumulated in living bacteria cells through 3D holographic microscopy....

    Bioplastics, Plastics, Research
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 26, 2021

    MAN'S NEW BEST FRIEND: WHAT CATS CAN TEACH US ABOUT HUMAN GENETICS AND PRECISION MEDICINE

    Although cats have lived alongside humans for millennia, it remains a dogs' world. This bias has historically bled into science as...

    Genetics, Medicine, Genome, Science, Genomics
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 26, 2021

    FUNCTION OF SEX CHROMOSOMES IN TURTLES

    A new study sheds light on how organisms have evolved to address imbalances in sex chromosomes. The study looks at a species of softshell...

    Research, Chromosomes
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 26, 2021

    REVERSE OPTOGENETIC TOOL DEVELOPED

    A new optogenetic tool, a protein that can be controlled by light, has been characterized by researchers. They used an opsin - a protein...

    Protein, Brain, Research
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 26, 2021

    POTENTIAL ROLE OF 'JUNK DNA' SEQUENCE IN AGING, CANCER

    Researchers have recently identified a DNA region known as VNTR2-1 that appears to drive the activity of the telomerase gene, which...

    DNA, Gene, Research, Genes, Cancer
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 26, 2021

    RNA BREAKTHROUGH CREATES CROPS THAT CAN GROW 50 PERCENT MORE POTATOES, RICE

    A new RNA breakthrough is allowing plants to yield dramatically more crops and increase drought tolerance, which could have an impact...

    Protein, Genes, Plants, Food, RNA, Gene
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 26, 2021

    UNTWISTING DNA REVEALS NEW FORCE THAT SHAPES GENOMES

    Advances in microscopy reveal how the human genome organises itself in three-dimensional space at much higher resolution than previously...

    DNA, Human Genome, Discovery, Research, Genomics, Genetics, Cancer, Genome
  • By ScienceDaily   -   Sep 26, 2021

    NEW APPROACH ERADICATES BREAST CANCER IN MICE

    A new approach to treating breast cancer kills 95 to 100 percent of cancer cells in mouse models of human estrogen-receptor-positive...

    Cancer, Drug, Brain, Drugs