Credit: (Texas A&M AgriLife Research photo by Kathleen Phillips) COLLEGE STATION -- Researchers have figured out how a once-defeated bacterium has re-emerged to infect cotton in a battle that could..
"I'm strong to the finich, 'cause I eats me spinach!" said Popeye the Sailor Man. While you may not gulp spinach by the can-fuls, if you love spanakopita or your go-to appetizer is spinach..
Credit: Copyright Silverback Films/BBC. The blue whale, which uses baleen to filter its prey from ocean water and can reach lengths of over 100 feet, is the largest vertebrate animal that has ever li..
Oyster farmers are set to benefit from a new genetic tool that will help to prevent disease outbreaks and improve yields. The technology will enable hatcheries to rapidly assess the genetic make-up ..
Credit: Photo by T. Johnson, courtesy UTIA. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- The vast majority of cow-calf producers in Tennessee and the Southeast using a defined calving season have long favored spring calving..
Washington, DC - May 23, 2017 - Scientists have discovered a dietary strategy that may address obesity by reducing endotoxemia, a major contributor to chronic, low-grade inflammation (CLGI). The resea..
Credit: Chin-Cheng 'Scotty' Yang Kyoto, Japan -- As worker ants busily hurry about providing for colony and queen, we can imagine a range of tasks that they must be performing. But laying..
Credit: Tanja Kongerslev Thorning Traditionally investigations of a foodstuff's implications for human health focus on the content of individual nutrients such as proteins, fats, carbohydrates..
Credit: Melissa Roth/HHMI and Andreas Walters/Berkeley Lab Plant biologists and biochemists from UCLA, UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco have produced a gold mine of data by sequencing the genome of..
Conventional wisdom has it that within virus-bacteria population dynamics, viruses frequently kill their host bacterial cells--a process called lysis--especially when there's a large concentratio..