Post Tagged with: "Biology"

Shape Shifting Bacteria 0 commentsScience

Shape Shifting Bacteria

April 17, 2015 at 4:45 pm

Researchers analyzed how groups of rod-shaped E. coli bacteria dissolve their own cell walls and then, after generations, rebuild them.

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Water Droplets Pop like Popcorn off Geckos’ Skin 0 commentsScience

Water Droplets Pop like Popcorn off Geckos’ Skin

March 12, 2015 at 9:02 am

A phenomenon dubbed “geckovescence” allows geckos to remain dry and possibly healthy

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How Do Chameleons Change Color? 0 commentsScience

How Do Chameleons Change Color?

March 11, 2015 at 9:43 am

New research shows chameleons actively tune nano-crystals to change their color.

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Pablo’s Ball of Fear 0 commentsScience

Pablo’s Ball of Fear

February 12, 2015 at 10:20 am

It looks harmless, but give it a poke and it turns into the stuff of nightmares. Hate spiders? Then you’ll want to look away as […]

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Why Are Some People Left-handed? 0 commentsScience

Why Are Some People Left-handed?

February 5, 2015 at 8:30 am

Today, about one-tenth of the world’s population are southpaws. Why are such a small proportion of people left-handed — and why does the trait exist […]

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What Happens to Your Body after You Die? 0 commentsScience

What Happens to Your Body after You Die?

February 5, 2015 at 8:00 am

Whatever your beliefs, most people seem to agree that the body left behind when we depart this mortal coil is just a heap of bones […]

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How A Baby Can Have 3 Biological Parents

February 4, 2015 at 9:05 am

When a man and a woman have sex, it’s very possible that they can create a baby! This is nothing new, but is it possible […]

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Lighting Up Infections To Heal Wounded Veterans

December 24, 2014 at 10:16 am

Improving how combat wounds are treated.

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Harnessing Gecko Power

December 1, 2014 at 11:50 am

Humans climb glass with a rig that uses gecko-inspired adhesive pads.

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A Simpler Cancer Test

November 26, 2014 at 11:27 am

Researchers are experimenting with a way to bring cancer screening to remote, rural areas.

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Diagnosing Asthma with a Single Drop of Blood

November 21, 2014 at 10:16 am

A single droplet of blood can tell the doctor whether you have a mild or severe case of asthma.

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Brain Cap Battles Cancer

November 19, 2014 at 12:08 pm

Researchers develop noninvasive direct therapy for brain tumors.

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How Birds Count

November 18, 2014 at 9:33 am

Researchers are exploring the mathematical abilities of New Zealand robins.

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Catching Cancer Early

November 12, 2014 at 3:42 pm

A new technique can light up cancer cells so doctors can see them sooner.

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Tagging Tiny Turtles

October 30, 2014 at 11:06 am

Scientists have found a way to track turtle hatchlings, and they hope to eventually uncover the mystery of their movements during their first journey out […]

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