Scientists have modified mosquitoes to produce sperm that will only create males, pioneering a fresh approach to eradicating malaria. In a study published in the journal Nature Communications, scientists from Imperial College London have tested a new genetic method that… Read More ›
GEOMAR researchers show limitations and side effects of large-scale climate intervention 25 February 2014/Kiel. With global greenhouse gas emissions continuing to increase proposals to limit the effects of climate change through the large-scale manipulation of the Earth system are… Read More ›
Contact: Rob Dawson Rob.Dawson@bbsrc.ac.uk 01-793-413-204 Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council Two new studies have highlighted a negative impact on bees’ ability to learn following exposure to a combination of pesticides commonly used in agriculture. The researchers found that the… Read More ›
Scientists have created a “sixth sense” by creating a brain implant through which infrared light can be detected.
By Nick Collins 2:58PM GMT 17 Feb 2013 Although the light could not be seen lab rats were able to detect it via electrodes in the part of the brain responsible for their sense of touch. … Read More ›
Contact: Fredrik Bäckhed firstname.lastname@example.org 46-313-427-833 University of Gothenburg Researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, and the Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, demonstrate that an altered gut microbiota in humans is associated with symptomatic atherosclerosis and stroke. These findings are… Read More ›
Berkeley — One of the top suspects behind killer vascular diseases is the victim of mistaken identity, according to researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, who used genetic tracing to help hunt down the real culprit. The guilty party… Read More ›