Slashdot Items Tagged "biology"

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Monday December 11, 2017 @06:46PM Synthetic DNA-Based Drug Is First To Slow Progress of Huntington's Disease
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @06:24PM Scientists Have Mathematical Proof That It's Impossible To Stop Aging
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @04:58PM Nobel Prize In Chemistry Shared By 3 For Cryo-Electron Microscopy
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @11:40AM Breast-Cancer Death Rate Drops Almost 40 Percent, Saving 322,000 Lives, Study Says
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @09:25AM When You Split the Brain, Do You Split the Person?
Monday October 02, 2017 @03:49PM Nobel Prize For Medicine Awarded For Insights Into Internal Biological Clock
Friday September 01, 2017 @04:09PM Researchers Discover Enzyme That Harnesses Light To Make Hydrocarbons
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @05:35PM Floating Fire Ants Form Rafts In Houston Floodwaters
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @12:06PM NASA is Sending Bacteria Into the Sky on Balloons During the Eclipse
Thursday August 10, 2017 @02:57PM Scientists Create DNA-Based Exploit of a Computer System
Friday August 04, 2017 @04:31PM Lovers Share Colonies of Skin Microbes, Study Finds
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @04:53PM New Research Shows Humans Could Outrun T. Rex
Thursday July 13, 2017 @05:05PM Biologists Use Gene Editing To Store Movies In DNA
Wednesday July 12, 2017 @04:28PM Era of 'Biological Annihilation' Is Underway, Scientists Warn
Monday July 03, 2017 @05:42PM Men Are Affected By the Biological Clock As Well, Researchers Find
Friday June 16, 2017 @09:45AM Mathematical Biology Is Our Secret Weapon In the Fight Against Disease
Monday May 22, 2017 @03:39PM Microsoft Wants To Use DNA For Cloud Data Storage
Friday May 19, 2017 @04:47PM Chemists May Be Zeroing In On Chemical Reactions That Sparked the First Life
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @04:42PM Scientists 3D-Print Ovaries To Allow Infertile Mice To Mate and Give Birth
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @07:51PM A Baffling Brain Defect Is Linked to Gut Bacteria, Scientists Say
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @05:16PM 18-Year-Old Mexican Student Designs Bra That Can Detect Breast Cancer
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @03:20PM Supercomputers Assist In Search For New, Better Cancer Drugs
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @03:35PM An Artificial Womb Successfully Grew Baby Sheep -- and Humans Could Be Next
Monday April 24, 2017 @03:59PM A Caterpillar May Lead To a 'Plastic Pollution' Solution
Friday April 21, 2017 @07:16PM 107 Cancer Papers Retracted Due To Peer Review Fraud
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @07:13PM Scientists Turn Mammalian Cells Into Complex Biocomputers
Thursday March 23, 2017 @05:53PM Molecule Kills Elderly Cells, Reduces Signs of Aging In Mice
Friday March 17, 2017 @06:40PM Climate Shaped the Human Nose, Researchers Say
Friday March 17, 2017 @12:39PM What If You Could Eat Chicken Without Killing a Chicken?
Thursday March 16, 2017 @04:36PM Unproven Stem Cell Treatments Blind 3 Women
Friday March 10, 2017 @05:40PM Scientists Create 'Designer Yeast' In Major Step Toward Synthetic Life
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @05:57PM IBM Researchers Prove It Is Possible To Store Data In a Single Atom
Friday February 17, 2017 @10:27PM Genetically-Modified 'Surrogate Hens' Could Lay Eggs of Rare Chicken Breeds, Scientists Say
Thursday February 16, 2017 @04:46PM Scientists Use Stem Cells To Grow Animal-Free Pork In a Lab
Friday February 10, 2017 @05:48PM First Gene Drive In Mammals Could Aid Vast New Zealand Eradication Plan
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @08:00PM 2K Games Wins the Right To Store and Share Your Biometric Facial Data
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @01:00AM Why An LSD High Lasts For So Long
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @03:42PM Nicotine Shown To Reduce Symptoms of Schizophrenia
Monday January 16, 2017 @05:10PM Scientists Turn Docile Mice Into Ruthless Hunters
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @10:03PM Scientists Use Stem Cells To Regenerate the External Layer of a Human Heart
Thursday December 22, 2016 @07:22PM New Test Spots Human Form of Mad Cow Disease With 100-Percent Accuracy
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @07:04PM Human Cells Naturally 'Eat' Silicon Nanowires
Thursday December 15, 2016 @05:23PM Aging Process May Be Reversable, Scientists Claim
Thursday December 08, 2016 @02:36PM First Dinosaur Tail Found Preserved in Amber
Friday December 02, 2016 @04:02PM Alien Life Could Thrive In the Clouds of Failed Stars
Monday November 28, 2016 @08:34PM Microbiome Changes Drive the Dieting Yo-Yo Effect, Study Finds
Saturday November 26, 2016 @07:49PM Brain Cancer Patients Live Longer By Sending Electric Fields Through Their Heads
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @11:14AM New data about the parasite worm causing "river blindness" published
Thursday November 03, 2016 @06:39PM Every Year of Smoking Causes About 150 New DNA Mutations That Can Make Cancer More Likely, Says Study
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @05:52PM Study Finds That Athletes Perform Better When Reminded of Their Impending Death
Saturday October 15, 2016 @06:42AM Maths Becomes Biology's Magic Number
Friday October 07, 2016 @08:41PM Teens' Penchant For Risk-Taking May Help Them Learn Faster, Says Study
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @06:39PM 'Great Pacific Garbage Patch' Far Bigger Than Imagined, Aerial Survey Shows
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @03:59PM British Trio Wins Nobel Prize In Physics For Study of Exotic Matter
Monday October 03, 2016 @11:42PM Yoshinori Ohsumi of Japan Wins Nobel Prize In Medicine For Study of Cell Recycling
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @12:48PM World's First Baby Born With New '3 Parent' Technique
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @05:27PM Smoking Permanently Damages Your DNA, Study Finds
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @04:11PM Microsoft Will 'Solve' Cancer Within The Next 10 Years By Treating It Like A Computer Virus, Says Company
Sunday September 18, 2016 @05:07PM Oldest-Ever Proteins Extracted From 3.8-Million-Year-Old Ostrich Shells
Friday September 02, 2016 @03:51PM FDA Bans 19 Chemicals Used In Antibacterial Soaps
Saturday August 20, 2016 @01:16AM Marijuana Provides More Pain Relief For Men Than Woman, Says Study
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @07:10PM Wrong Chemical Dumped Into Olympic Pools Made Them Green
Thursday August 11, 2016 @05:05PM 8 Paralyzed Patients Learn To Walk Again Using Virtual Reality
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @06:50PM 6 Million Americans Exposed To High Levels of Chemicals In Drinking Water, Says Study
Thursday August 04, 2016 @06:25PM Brains of Overweight People Look Ten Years Older Than Those of Lean Peers, Says Report
Thursday August 04, 2016 @02:05PM Scientists Argue the US Ban on Human Gene Editing Will Leave It Behind
Monday August 01, 2016 @05:14PM Elizabeth Holmes Finally Releases Theranos Data, Including A 'miniLab'
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @04:45PM ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Funding Leads To New Genetic Findings
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @10:43PM Florida Regulators OK Plan To Increase Toxins In Water
Friday July 22, 2016 @06:23PM CRISPR: Chinese Scientists To Pioneer Gene-Editing Trial On Humans
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @07:31PM Neuroscientists Have Isolated The Part Of The Brain That Controls Free Will
Friday July 15, 2016 @04:53PM Slashdot Asks: Would You Eat Lab-Grown Meat?
Friday July 15, 2016 @03:39PM Do You Have A Living Doppelgänger?
Friday July 15, 2016 @12:35AM Alzheimer's Gene Already Shrinking Brain By Age of Three
Monday July 11, 2016 @11:58PM Study Shows Thumb-Sucking and Nail-Biting Can Be Good For Kids
Thursday July 07, 2016 @06:09PM Robot Stingray Is Powered By Rat Heart Cells
Monday July 04, 2016 @05:38PM Researchers Develop Electronic Nose To Sniff Out Pesticides and Nerve Gas
Monday June 27, 2016 @05:12PM Physicists Confirm a Pear-Shaped Nucleus, and It Could Ruin Time Travel Forever
Monday June 20, 2016 @08:33PM Ultra-Thin Solar Cells Can Be Bent Around A Pencil
Friday June 17, 2016 @03:53PM Cancer Is An Evolutionary Mechanism To 'Autocorrect' Our Gene Pool, Suggests Paper
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @04:19PM WHO: Drinking Extremely Hot Coffee, Tea 'Probably' Causes Cancer
Friday June 03, 2016 @10:25AM It's Time To Ignore Petty Politics and Focus On 'Transformative' Tech: Eric Schmidt
Monday May 30, 2016 @04:19PM 'Huge Wake Up Call': Third of Central, Northern Great Barrier Reef Corals Dead
Thursday May 26, 2016 @05:32PM Antibiotic-Resistant E Coli Reaches The US For The First Time
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @06:17PM Researchers Teaching Robots To Feel and React To Pain
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @12:32AM Scientists Discover Why Your Dirty Laundry Stinks
Friday May 20, 2016 @10:07PM Scientists Say Nuclear Fuel Pools Pose Safety, Health Risks
Thursday May 19, 2016 @06:36PM Why Don't Scientists Kill The 'Demon In The Freezer'?
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @04:16PM Scientists Find A 'Weak Spot' In HIV That May Pave The Way To A Vaccine
Monday May 16, 2016 @05:11PM Highly-Conductive Shark Jelly Could Inspire New Tech
Friday May 13, 2016 @10:02PM Scientists Hold A Secret Meeting To Consider Creating A Synthetic Human Genome
Thursday May 12, 2016 @04:04PM Scientists Find Gut Microbe That Survives Without Mitochondria
Monday May 09, 2016 @05:02AM Neuroscience Explains Why Dieters Rarely Lose Weight
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @07:04PM Scientists Grow Two-Week-Old Human Embryos In Lab For The First Time
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @04:36PM In Search Of A Healthy Gut, One Man Turned To An Extreme DIY Fecal Transplant
Monday May 02, 2016 @07:13PM Novel Model Illustrates The Finer Details Of Nuclear Fission
Saturday April 23, 2016 @08:26AM First Successful Gene Therapy Against Human Aging?
Friday April 22, 2016 @08:13PM CERN Releases 300TB of Large Hadron Collider Data Into Open Access
Thursday April 14, 2016 @02:44PM Dyson Airblades 'Spread Germs 1,300 Times More Than Paper Towels'
Monday April 11, 2016 @09:56PM Genetic Studies Prove Cuckolded Fathers Are Rare In Human Populations
Sunday March 20, 2016 @11:53PM Scientists Propose Biodiversity Lab To Redeem Guantanamo Prison Camp
Saturday March 19, 2016 @09:15PM Tiny Vermont Brings Food Industry To Its Knees On GMO Labels
Thursday March 17, 2016 @02:41PM SeaWorld To End Orca Breeding Program
Friday March 04, 2016 @12:46PM DNA 'Knockouts' Reveal Genes Humans Don't Need
Sunday February 28, 2016 @04:11PM Biological Supercomputers Powered By ATP Could Be A Reality Some Day
Saturday February 27, 2016 @09:11AM Scientists Ponder the Prospect of Contagious Cancer
Friday February 19, 2016 @06:11PM Study: Mice Gain Weight In Cold Temperatures Due To Gut Changes
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @08:50PM New Study Shows Mystery 'Hobbits' Not Humans Like Us
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @02:19PM Editing Genes In Human Embryos Doesn't Mean Designer Babies
Monday February 01, 2016 @01:16PM U.K. Researcher Receives Permission To Edit Genes In Human Embryos
Saturday January 09, 2016 @02:00PM Chemical Evolution of Self-Replicating Molecules Observed In a Lab
Thursday December 03, 2015 @08:40AM Harvard Prof. Says Cure For Aging Could Emerge Within 5 Years
Friday October 30, 2015 @10:02PM Mother of All Apes May Have Been Surprisingly Small
Monday October 26, 2015 @11:57AM A Real-Life Space Botanist Comments On the Potato Garden In 'The Martian'
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @08:42AM Wildflowers Give Bees a Dose of Pesticides
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @07:59AM Study Finds Humans Are Worse Than Radiation For Chernobyl Animals
Sunday September 20, 2015 @02:15PM A Wikipedia-Style Tree of Life Emerges
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @10:10AM Damaged Spinal Cord "Rewires" Itself With Help of Electrical Stimulation
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @10:00AM Another Neurodegenerative Disease Linked To a Prion
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @09:58AM Brain-Eating Amoeba Scoffs At Chlorine In Water Pipes
Wednesday August 19, 2015 @10:29AM Researchers Grow Tiny Human Brain In Lab
Friday August 14, 2015 @06:22PM Octopus Genome Sequenced
Sunday August 02, 2015 @10:14PM Researchers Find That Queen Bees Vaccinate Their Offspring
Thursday July 09, 2015 @08:06AM There Aren't a Trillion Different Smells After All
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @07:20AM Scientists Show Human Aging Rates Vary Widely
Thursday June 11, 2015 @01:20PM Nobel Prize-Winning Scientist Criticizes Role of Women In Labs
Saturday June 06, 2015 @12:29AM Placenta Eating Offers No Benefit To Mom
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @10:59AM Scientists Discover Sawfish Escape Extinction Through "Virgin Births"
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @04:26AM Forecasting the Next Pandemic
Sunday April 19, 2015 @02:07PM If Earth Never Had Life, Continents Would Be Smaller
Friday March 06, 2015 @10:17PM The Origin of Life and the Hidden Role of Quantum Criticality
Thursday February 19, 2015 @08:00AM Could Fossils of Ancient Life From Earth Reside On the Moon?
Monday January 26, 2015 @03:49PM Scientists Determine New Way To Untangle Proteins By Unboiling an Egg
Friday November 28, 2014 @07:31PM Gilbert, AZ Censors Biology Books the Old-Fashioned Way
Saturday November 15, 2014 @10:20PM How To Anesthetize an Octopus
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @09:22AM Earth's Oxygen History Could Explain "Darwin's Dilemma" In Evolution
Monday November 10, 2014 @02:04PM A/C Came Standard On Some Armored Dinosaur Models
Thursday November 06, 2014 @06:37PM Scientists strip zebrafish of their stripes
Monday October 13, 2014 @04:24PM Oxytocin Regulates Sociosexual Behavior In Female Mice
Monday September 29, 2014 @12:44PM Study: An Evolutionary "Arms Race" Shaped the Human Genome
Friday September 26, 2014 @05:13PM How Did the 'Berlin Patient' Rid Himself of HIV?
Thursday September 18, 2014 @07:28AM Study Finds Link Between Artificial Sweeteners and Glucose Intolerance
Friday August 22, 2014 @04:10PM How To Read a Microbiome Study Like a Scientist
Friday August 22, 2014 @04:08PM Scientists Find Traces of Sea Plankton On ISS Surface
Friday June 27, 2014 @05:31PM Air Pollution Can Disrupt Pollinating Insects By Concealing the Scent of Flowers
Thursday May 29, 2014 @09:15AM Parenting Rewires the Male Brain
Sunday May 25, 2014 @01:38AM Kiwi Genetically Closer to Extinct Elephant Birds Than to the Emu
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @01:04AM Curiosity Rover May Have Brought Dozens of Microbes To Mars
Thursday May 15, 2014 @07:49AM Cellular Compound May Increase Lifespan Without the Need For Strict Dieting
Thursday May 15, 2014 @07:48AM Orca Identified As 103 Years Old
Monday May 12, 2014 @05:59PM Scientists Discover Nickel-Eating Plant Species
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @07:48AM Computer Game Reveals 'Space-Time' Neurons In the Eye
Sunday May 04, 2014 @07:19PM ISS Studies Show Bacteria From Earth Could Colonize Mars
Friday April 25, 2014 @08:52AM Blood of World's Oldest Woman Hints At Limits of Life
Thursday April 10, 2014 @08:08AM Zombie Plants Help To Spread Bacterial Pathogen
Tuesday April 08, 2014 @10:15AM For the First Time, Organ Regenerated Inside a Living Animal
Monday April 07, 2014 @10:14AM "Nearly Unbreakable" Encryption Scheme Inspired By Human Biology
Monday March 17, 2014 @06:11PM Why Did New Zealand's Moas Go Extinct?
Tuesday March 04, 2014 @09:02AM NASA Scientists Find Evidence of Water In Martian Meteorite
Monday March 03, 2014 @10:02AM First Look At the Animals of the New Hebrides Trench
Friday February 28, 2014 @10:20PM Belgian Barrels Reveal History of Human Gut Microbes
Monday February 24, 2014 @10:17AM Naming All Lifeforms On Earth With Hash Functions
Sunday February 23, 2014 @01:00AM Delayed Fatherhood May Be Linked To Certain Congenital and Mental Disorders
Thursday January 30, 2014 @03:25PM 20% of Neanderthal Genome Survives In Humans
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @07:59AM The Human Body May Not Be Cut Out For Space
Friday January 03, 2014 @07:22AM Bill Nye To Debate Creationist Museum Founder Ken Ham
Thursday December 12, 2013 @01:15PM You Are What Your Dad Ate
Wednesday December 04, 2013 @07:31AM Plastic Waste Threatens Marine Diversity
Thursday November 21, 2013 @09:12AM HIV Tracking Technology Could Pinpoint Who's Infecting Who
Saturday November 16, 2013 @07:42PM Getting the Dirt On Ancient Life With Coprolites
Friday November 15, 2013 @06:11PM Clam That Was Killed Determining Its Age Was Over 100 Years Older Than Estimated
Friday November 01, 2013 @05:06PM How Earth's Biosignature Will Change As the Planet Dies
Saturday October 19, 2013 @12:02AM 1.8 Million-Year-Old Skull Suggests Three Early Human Species Were One
Thursday October 17, 2013 @10:08AM Yeti Bears Up Under Scrutiny
Tuesday September 24, 2013 @07:18AM Why Are Cells the Size They Are? Gravity May Be a Factor
Friday September 20, 2013 @06:34PM Extreme Microbe Brewing: the Curse of Auto-Brewery Syndrome
Thursday September 12, 2013 @02:57PM First Gear Mechanism Discovered In Nature
Wednesday September 04, 2013 @04:25PM Sleep Found To Replenish a Type of Brain Cell
Tuesday September 03, 2013 @07:28AM Wise Old Birds Teach Migration Route To Young Whooping Cranes
Tuesday September 03, 2013 @06:54AM World-First: Woman Becomes Pregnant After Ovarian Tissue Graft
Wednesday August 28, 2013 @12:20PM Study Finds Urban Animals Develop Larger Brains
Saturday August 03, 2013 @04:50PM Plants communicate using fungi
Tuesday July 30, 2013 @07:12AM Nitrogen Fixing Bacteria That Can Colonize Most Plants Discovered
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @08:05AM X Chromosome May Leave a Mark On Male Fertility
Saturday July 20, 2013 @12:19AM Gut Microbes Can Split a Species
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @08:45AM Why Are Some People Mosquito Magnets?
Thursday July 11, 2013 @07:45AM 50-Year-Old Assumptions About Muscle Strength Tossed Aside
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @06:52AM Lake Vostok Found Teeming With Life
Thursday June 13, 2013 @10:50AM Supreme Court: No Patents For Natural DNA Sequences
Thursday June 13, 2013 @08:58AM Researchers Discover Another Layer To the Cornea
Saturday June 01, 2013 @05:27PM Researchers Determine Chemical Structure of HIV Capsid
Sunday April 21, 2013 @02:14PM In Development: An Open Source Language For Cell Programming
Thursday April 11, 2013 @06:52AM Giant Dinosaurs Were Fastest Growing Animals Ever
Wednesday March 20, 2013 @02:05PM UK Public O.K. with creating babies from 3 people
Monday March 18, 2013 @03:32AM Scientists clone extinct frog that gives birth from its mouth
Friday February 15, 2013 @07:13AM Proteins behind mad-cow disease help brain to develop
Tuesday February 05, 2013 @11:30AM Cells From Fetus End Up In Mothers' Brains
Wednesday January 30, 2013 @11:02AM Brain Pacemaker Implants Used To Treat Alzheimer's
Tuesday January 29, 2013 @08:13AM Microbes Survive, and Maybe Thrive, High In the Atmosphere
Saturday January 26, 2013 @09:51PM Dung Beetles Navigate By the Milky Way; Pigeons Tune In To Magnetism