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Why aliens might look like humans

Humans and aliens may share the same DNA, which could be part of a ‘universal structure’, according to a McMaster University researcher Continue reading “Why aliens might look like humans” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, October 24th, 2011
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Use of ‘poisonous’ bath salts as new recreational drugs ‘skyrocketing’

Bath salts, which are considered unsafe for human consumption, are increasingly being used as recreational drugs Continue reading “Use of ‘poisonous’ bath salts as new recreational drugs ‘skyrocketing’” More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 24th, 2011
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Perfect drug combos to combat severe diseases come closer to reality

Researchers have found a way of identifying ideal drug combinations, which could help prevent inflammation Continue reading “Perfect drug combos to combat severe diseases come closer to reality” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011
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Tiny wing hairs allow bats gauge speed and control flight

A new study has discovered that tiny hairs present on a bat’s wings actually helps the mammal to gauge speed and control flight Continue reading “Tiny wing hairs allow bats gauge speed and control flight” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 21st, 2011
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Neanderthal burial ground suggests they practiced funeral rituals

The discovery of a possible Neanderthal burial ground has suggested that they practiced funeral rituals and possessed symbolic thought long before modern humans Continue reading “Neanderthal burial ground More...

This image, created by Trey Ideker using Cytoscape, depicts thousands of known molecular and genetic interactions occurring inside the human body. Because of its seemingly fuzzy complexity, Ideker has dubbed the result a “data hairball.” Nonetheless, researchers can tease them apart to examine specific interactions, such as the differences between species or between healthy and diseases cells.
By BioNews On Friday, October 29th, 2010
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New Center Looks at How Human Systems Function or Fail

A new center called the National Resource for Network Biology (NRNB), based at the University of Continue reading “New Center Looks at How Human Systems Function or Fail” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, May 4th, 2010
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Using purple bacteria for greener energy conversion devices

The cellular arrangement of purple bacteria could be adapted for use in solar panels and other energy Continue reading “Using purple bacteria for greener energy conversion devices” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 5th, 2009
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Deciphering the regulatory code

November 5- Embryonic development is like a well-organised building project, with the embryo’s DNA serving as the blueprint from which all Continue reading “Deciphering the regulatory code” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009
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Systems Biology Seed Research

Nov. 3 – What happens to plant seeds when they germinate? That is the topic a team of researchers headed by plant physiologist PD Continue reading “Systems Biology Seed Research” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009
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Synthetic Gene Circuit Allows Precise Dosing of Gene Expression

Researchers have crafted a gene circuit that permits precise tuning of a gene’s expression in a cell, an Continue reading “Synthetic Gene Circuit Allows Precise Dosing of Gene Expression” »  More...