Hope for coral recovery may depend on good parenting
USC scientists discover coral equip their offspring with beneficial algae colonies to help them cope with rising ocean temperatures.
16 Sep 2019 ⋅ Scientific Reports
‘Game-changing’ research could solve evolution mysteries
The findings mark a breakthrough in the field of ancient biomolecular studies.
11 Sep 2019 ⋅ Nature
The genome of the pea assembled for the first time
To reconstruct the sequence of the pea genome, several billion short DNA sequences have been ordered.
7 Sep 2019 ⋅ Nature Genetics
GIS and eDNA analysis system successfully used to discover new habitats of rare salamander
This method could be applied to other critically endangered species, in addition to being utilized to locate small organisms that are difficult to find using conventional methods.
6 Sep 2019 ⋅ Environmental DNA
Secret messages hidden in light-sensitive polymers
French scientists have shown that some polymers can act like invisible ink: when exposed to the appropriate wavelength, their monomers are transformed, and the sequence becomes legible.
4 Sep 2019 ⋅ Nature Communications
International scientists shed new light on demise of two extinct New Zealand songbirds
Swedish and New Zealand scientists shed new light on demise of two extinct New Zealand songbirds.
3 Sep 2019 ⋅ Biology Letters
Cracking the code of a brain cancer that keeps coming back
Sonic hedgehog medulloblastoma can turn into a stubborn killer of children.
29 Aug 2019 ⋅ Cancer Cell
Prehistoric puma poo reveals oldest parasite DNA ever recorded
The oldest parasite DNA ever recorded has been found in the ancient, desiccated feces of a puma.
27 Aug 2019 ⋅ Parasitology
Biomolecular analyses of Roopkund skeletons show Mediterranean migrants in Indian Himalaya
The lake was thought to be the site of an ancient catastrophic event that left several hundred people dead, but the first ancient whole genome data from India shows that diverse groups of people died at the lake in multiple events around 1000 years apart.
20 Aug 2019 ⋅ Nature Communications
Lighting up proteins with Immuno-SABER
A simple and robust DNA-based signal amplification method to simultaneously visualize multiple proteins in tissues has the potential to accelerate many large-scale protein mapping and biomarker discovery projects
19 Aug 2019 ⋅ Nature Biotechnology