'JUMPING GENES' HELP STABILIZE DNA FOLDING PATTERNS

"Jumping genes"-bits of DNA that can move from one spot in the genome to another-are well-known for increasing genetic diversity over...

THE REGULATORS ACTIVE DURING IRON DEFICIENCY

Iron deficiency is a critical situation for plants, which respond using specific genetic programmes. Biologists from Heinrich Heine...

 
 
 

STOPPING YELLOW SPOT FUNGUS THAT ATTACKS WHEAT CROPS

Scientists from the Centre for Crop and Disease Management and Curtin University in Western Australia have used an advanced imaging...

DEEP DIVING INTO THE SCIENCE OF BEER

How high-tech equipment usually reserved for medical research could help brew the perfect pint.

 
 
 

UNVEILING THE BIGGEST AND MOST DETAILED MAP OF THE FLY BRAIN YET

Janelia and Google scientists have constructed the most complete map of the fly brain ever created, pinpointing millions of connections...

NEW SURVEY RESULTS REVEAL THE EXPERTS AND PUBLIC'S ATTITUDE TOWARDS GENE-EDITED CROPS

Experts' interest in utilizing gene editing for breeding crops has seen revolutionary growth. Meanwhile, people's awareness of food...

 
 
 

GENETIC IDENTIFICATION OF HUMAN REMAINS FROM THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR AND THE DICTATORSHIP

It is estimated that around 114,000 people disappeared throughout Spain during the Spanish Civil War and subsequent dictatorship. Unfortunately,...

SCIENTISTS IDENTIFY GENE THAT PUTS BRAKES ON TISSUE GROWTH

The planarian flatworm is a simple animal with a mighty and highly unusual ability: it can regenerate itself from nearly every imaginable...

 
 
 

DOMESTICATED WHEAT HAS COMPLEX PARENTAGE

Certain types of domesticated wheat have complicated origins, with genetic contributions from wild and cultivated wheat populations...

DEEP-SEA OSMOLYTE MAKES BIOMOLECULAR MACHINES HEAT-TOLERANT

Researchers have discovered a method to control biomolecular machines over a wide temperature range using deep-sea osmolyte trimethylamine...

 
 
 

MELTING REVEALS DRUG TARGETS IN A LIVING ORGANISM

Developing new medicines and understanding how they target specific organs often gives a crucial advantage in the fight against human...

RESEARCHERS SLASH PRE-DRUG SCREENING TIME FROM YEARS TO DAYS

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem have developed a powerful tool that will streamline...

 
 
 

ADVANCING THE APPLICATION OF GENOMIC SEQUENCES THROUGH 'KMASKER PLANTS'

The development of next-generation-sequencing has enabled researchers to investigate genomes that might previously have been considered...

NEW IMAGE ANALYSIS METHOD FOR TIME-LAPSE MICROSCOPY SHOWS HOW GIANT VIRUSES INFECT AMOEBA

Viruses are probably the most peculiar "life forms" known to us, with each species having unique characteristics. One thing common...

 
 
 

NOVEL COMPOSITE ANTIMICROBIAL FILM COULD TAKE A BITE OUT OF FOODBORNE ILLNESSES

A novel composite film-created by the bonding of an antimicrobial layer to conventional, clear polyethylene plastic typically used...

MODIFIED PLANTS TO CURB CLIMATE CHANGE

Each year, an average of 120 gigatons of carbon dioxide worldwide is released through soil and vegetation respiration. Plants are capable...

 
 
 

TAMING ELECTRONS WITH BACTERIA PARTS

Electrons are tough to pin down in biology. Learning how to harness electrons is no fool's errand because, when electrons move, they...

METHOD TRIGGERS SELECTIVE DEGRADATION OF PROTEINS FOR ANALYSIS

Scientists of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich have developed a tool to eliminate essential proteins from cells with a flash...

 
 
 

NOT BOT, NOT BEAST: SCIENTISTS CREATE FIRST EVER LIVING, PROGRAMMABLE ORGANISM

A remarkable combination of artificial intelligence and biology has produced the world's first "living robots".

RESEARCHERS SOLVE PROTEIN STRUCTURES TO FIGHT ASTHMA

Biophysicists from the MIPT Center for Molecular Mechanisms of Aging and Age-Related Diseases have teamed up with colleagues from Canada,...

 
 
 



World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

2nd International Conference on Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine

This conference is designed for experts in academia and industries working in the tissue science and regenerative field, this conference will examine cutting-edge research in... Read more ...

IAmScience Kaitlyn Waters

IAmScience Kaitlyn Waters

By Mariah Cox | Bond LSC It's common knowledge that all Ph.D. candidates must complete research in preparation for a dissertation, but what happens when one's faculty mentor... Read more ...

Alumni Spotlight: Barry A. Johnson

Alumni Spotlight: Barry A. Johnson

Barry Johnson with his son and daughter. Barry Johnson '87 had a great experience at the university while working on his Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Engineering. Johnson... Read more ...

Bio Roundup: Coronavirus Concerns, Sarepta's CRL, Eye Drug OK'd & More

Bio Roundup: Coronavirus Concerns, Sarepta's CRL, Eye Drug OK'd & More

Company news slowed somewhat this week, perhaps as some took the federal Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday away from the office and others recovered from back-to-back meetings... Read more ...

Q&A With Eric Seaborg: Science Writer, Author, and Outdoorsman

Q&A With Eric Seaborg: Science Writer, Author, and Outdoorsman

Eric Seaborg Eric Seaborg, a writer and author, outdoorsman and environmentalist, has a love for hiking that he shared with his father, the late chemist and Nobel laureate... Read more ...

Project to Rapidly Sequence Maize Pangenome Delivers Publicly Available Resource

Project to Rapidly Sequence Maize Pangenome Delivers Publicly Available Resource

Matt Hufford, associate professor at Iowa State University, helped produce a 26-line maize pangenome assembly collection Maize researchers have been rejoicing over a New Year's... Read more ...

Epizyme's Soft Tissue Cancer Drug Granted Speedy FDA Approval

Epizyme's Soft Tissue Cancer Drug Granted Speedy FDA Approval

Epizyme won accelerated FDA approval Thursday for a drug developed to treat the rare cancer epithelioid sarcoma. The regulatory decision for the Epizyme drug, tazemetostat... Read more ...

CUBIC: an atlas of genetic architecture promises directed maize improvement

Identifying genotype-phenotype links and causative genes from quantitative trait loci is challenging for complex agronomically important traits. To accelerate maize gene... Read more ...

Co-opted transposons help perpetuate conserved higher-order chromosomal...

Transposable elements make up half of mammalian genomes and shape genome regulation by harboring binding sites for regulatory factors. These include binding sites for... Read more ...

Natural variation and CRISPR/Cas9‐mediated mutation in GmPRR37 affect...

Abstract Flowering time is a critical determinant of the geographic distribution and regional adaptability of soybean , and is strongly regulated by photoperiod and... Read more ...

A polysaccharide deacetylase from Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici is an...

Abstract The cell wall of filamentous fungi, comprised of chitin, polysaccharide and glycoproteins, maintain the integrity of hyphae and protect them from defense responses by... Read more ...