oxygen
Naked Mole Rats Can Survive Long Periods Without Oxygen
Naked Mole Rats Can Survive Long Periods Without Oxygen
Diana Kwon | Apr 25, 2017
The resilient rodents switch to fructose metabolism in order to survive for up to 18 minutes in anaerobic conditions.
“Harmless” Oral Microbe Can Enable Pathogen
“Harmless” Oral Microbe Can Enable Pathogen
Alison F. Takemura | Jul 12, 2016
By making oxygen more available, a benign bacterium can provide better growth conditions for a virulent one, according to a study.
Bursting Cancer’s Bubble
Bursting Cancer’s Bubble
Ruth Williams | Apr 1, 2015
Scientists make oxygen-filled microbubbles designed to increase tumor sensitivity to radiation.
Pondering Photosynthesis
Pondering Photosynthesis
Tracy Vence | Sep 30, 2013
New research uncovers previously unappreciated insights into the evolution of the well-studied energy-producing process.
Microparticles Deliver Oxygen
Bob Grant | Jun 29, 2012
Researchers have developed fast-dissolving particles that may one day prevent organ damage or death by instantly infusing oxygen into the blood.
Digging the Underground Life
Digging the Underground Life
Thomas J. Park and Rochelle Buffenstein | Jun 1, 2012
A rare peek inside the subterranean home of the naked mole-rat
Underground Supermodels
Underground Supermodels
Thomas J. Park and Rochelle Buffenstein | Jun 1, 2012
What can a twentysomething naked mole-rat tell us about fighting pain, cancer, and aging?
Yeast Don't Need Oxygen
Bob Grant | Aug 11, 2011
Scientists discover that ancestors of the unicellular fungi can synthesize essential biomolecules with only trace levels of O2.