Credit: Magdalena Steinrück Genes do not exist in isolation. Like beads on a string, they sit next to each other on long DNA molecules called chromosomes. So far, little has been known about how th..
Credit: Photo: Patrick Cabrol Copyrights: Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) Using the largest and most informative molecular phylogenetic dataset ever analysed, evolutionary biolo..
Credit: Carlos Ortiz-Ramírez, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência Glutamate receptors play a central role in the human nervous system. Scientists estimate 90 percent of the human brain's synapses,..
PHILADELPHIA -- (July 24, 2017) -- A potential new therapeutic strategy for a difficult-to-treat form of ovarian cancer has been discovered by Wistar scientists. The findings were published online in ..
Credit: UC Riverside RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- Tiny eel-like creatures called nematodes are surrounding us. While they can be free-living (a cup of soil or seawater contains thousands), the most well-kn..
Credit: Jonathan Lawson The Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine has selected Babraham Institute group leader, Dr Rahul Roychoudhuri, to receive a Lister Institute Research Prize Fellowship. The..
Credit: © 2015 MBARI MOSS LANDING, CA--An article just published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B describes two remarkably different hydrothermal vent fields discovered in the southern Gul..
The New Phytologist Trust, in partnership with John Wiley & Sons, is announcing the launch of a new crossdisciplinary Open Access journal: Plants, People, Planet, led by Professor Simon Hiscock (Unive..
Credit: Steven Park Just as parents are not the root of all their children's problems, a single gene mutation can't be blamed for complex brain disorders like autism, according to a Keck ..
Credit: SUGIMOTO Takaomi A new species of non-photosynthesizing parasitic plant has been discovered on the subtropical island of Ishigaki in Okinawa, Japan and named Sciaphila sugimotoi. The resear..