Research round-up

Most Recent

Did bitter tasters do better?

By | July 26, 2005

Genetic clues suggest distinguishing bitter natural toxins was advantageous in human evolution

0 Comments

Novel angiogenesis mechanism

By | July 18, 2005

Tumor stimulation of blood vessel growth may involve the Notch pathway, researchers show

0 Comments

How mtDNA mutations cause aging

By | July 15, 2005

Apoptosis, not oxidative damage from free radicals, drives process, according to Science study

0 Comments

Actin moves chromosomes

By | July 14, 2005

Surprise findings from starfish oocytes address key questions about cell division

0 Comments

How epigenetics affects twins

By | July 7, 2005

In genetically identical siblings, DNA methylation and histone acetylation correlate with age and lifestyle

0 Comments

Rat olfaction molded early

By | July 7, 2005

Study in newborn rodents shows how first exposure to smells alters synaptic development

0 Comments

Reverse vaccinology for group B strep

By | July 5, 2005

Strategy results in successful mouse vaccine, and finds that bacterium contains pili structures

0 Comments

Bacterial proteins on the move

By | July 1, 2005

Cell surface materials passed via direct contact can restart the engines of stalled myxococci

0 Comments

Little fire ant males are clones

By | June 30, 2005

Researchers identify first ant species in which both males and females have reverted to asexuality

0 Comments

A wingman for T cell receptors?

By | June 27, 2005

Study shows that CD8 coreceptor helps find immune targets by using self-peptides

0 Comments

Popular Now

  1. Running on Empty
    Features Running on Empty

    Regularly taking breaks from eating—for hours or days—can trigger changes both expected, such as in metabolic dynamics and inflammation, and surprising, as in immune system function and cancer progression.

  2. Gut Feeling
    Daily News Gut Feeling

    Sensory cells of the mouse intestine let the brain know if certain compounds are present by speaking directly to gut neurons via serotonin.

  3. Athletes’ Microbiomes Differ from Nonathletes
  4. Government Nixes Teaching Evolution in Turkish Schools
AAAS