1 hr ago | NBC San Diego
La Jolla's jagged coastline is renowned for its natural beauty. Unfortunately, with that beauty comes a strong, lingering stench caused by bird droppings that have accumulated on the rocks over time.
5 hrs ago | Seattle Times
Five weeks into her first semester at the University of New Hampshire, the sophomore planned to attend a Tuesday night lab class that would end at 9 p.m. She wouldn't have to hurry - she was staying with her aunt and uncle only about a half-hour drive from the campus where she'd transferred to study marine biology.
9 hrs ago | DFW Catholic
This weekend we celebrate the beginning of the summer season. For some of us it means opening up the cottage or lake house.
Queen Elizabeth II was spotted visiting the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, and instead of having the car brought 'round, she decided to be a woman of the people! Of course when the inevitable smelly guy got on, Her Majesty just closed her nose and thought of England! LOLz!
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral researcher to join the multi-diciplinary groups of bioinformatics & medicine.
Seeing heaps of ramps at farmers markets can be a little alarming for anyone who has read about the possibility that the tender spring onion is being over-harvested in the woods.
Using a calcium sensor shows that the calcium concentration in T cells changes when it interacts with dendritic cells [top]. The activation of the T cell can be illustrated by the migration of the NFAT signal protein from the cell plasma to the cell nucleus [bottom]. Credit: MPI of Neurobiology Biological processes are generally based on events at ... (more)
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It is a dance with death, however, because the molecular poison the neuron deploys to sever an axon could, if uncontained, kill the entire cell.
During the past two weeks, much outrage has arisen over former Heritage Foundation staffer Jason Richwine's Harvard doctoral dissertation, which speculated that IQ differences between "Hispanic" and "non-Hispanic' populations were genetically rooted.
The mysteries of conception have been explained to the Queen as she toured a world-leading research institute dubbed the "Nobel Prize factory". Peering down a powerful microscope to look at minute mice eggs, the Queen appeared fascinated as scientists explained their work trying to discover why some women trying to conceive produce abnormal eggs.
Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have shown recently that another, more promising, approach is to focus on improving drugs that boost the body's natural flu killer system.
Anyone who has ever wrestled with athlete's foot knows there is something about feet that fungi seem to like.
Published in the journal ACS Synthetic Biology , the method paves the way for more rapid development of designer microbes for drug development, environmental cleanup and other activities.
Now, EPFL researchers led by Johan Auwerx report in the journal Nature how a mechanism in mice plays a determining role in longevity.