Saturday, December 3, 2022

BIOLOGY

Resident Humans and microbes adapt with each other inside homes

The presence of humans interacts with their microbial roommates, changing the home’s biology and chemistry.

Significant insights into the development of the vertebrate head

Cranial neural crest-derived cells (CNCCs) are a vertebrate-specific population, often referred to as the fourth germ layer. They have extraordinary potential to form diverse...

Why do some babies grow poorly in the womb?

Tug-of-war for nutrition between genes inherited from the father and the mother inside the womb.

Venoms found in snakes and mammals share a common origin

Common Venomous lineage between snakes and Mammals.

Lifesaving Device Providing Breath of Hope

Ramiah Martin isn't like other little girls, and that's perfectly fine with her mother. "She is nothing short of a miracle," Leanne Martin said of...

Exercise prevents fatty liver associated diseases

Exercise not only trains the muscles but can also prevent the development of fatty liver.

Using airborne DNA to monitor insect biodiversity

Many species leave detectable traces of DNA behind in the air.

Use of mechanobiology and robotic micromanipulation in tissue engineering

It has given new hope for the tissues developed in the lab will have proper form and function to be implanted into a patient or used for testing therapies.

Earless worms respond to sound through their skin

Common model species can sense sound waves without ears, offering a new tool to study auditory sensation.

Exploring dark matter of biology

This work lays a foundation for better understanding diseases like muscular dystrophy and cancer.

Plant virus-like particles as vehicles for therapeutic antibodies

Monoclonal antibodies are those that originate from identical immune cells having a common origin. They are highly effective, non-toxic and can specifically target diseased...

Laser-Imaging Technology Brought into Focus

Lihong Wang Caltech's Bren Professor of Medical Engineering and Electrical Engineering and his team have developed a laser-imaging i.e., 3D photoacoustic microscopy (PAM) to see...

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