Tag: Biology

Scientists find a single-celled slime mold with no nervous system that remembers food locations

Having a memory of past occasions empowers us to make smarter decisions about the future. Scientists from the Technical University of Munich...

Strange creatures accidentally found underneath Antarctica’s ice racks

Far under the ice racks of the Antarctic, there's more life than expected, finds a new study in the journal Frontiers in...
alligator

Study: Not just lizards, alligators can also regrow their tails to

American alligators are probably as near dinosaurs as you can get in modern times, and can grow up to 14 feet in...
Tiny robots

Tiny robots made of plastic and metal may revolutionize the field of medicine

Scientists at ETH Zurich have built up a technique with which they can manufacture machines as small as micrometers in which several...
locus coeruleus

Neuroscientists identify specific brain region and circuits controlling attention

The attentional control that organisms need to succeed in their goals comes from two abilities: the focus to ignore distractions and the...
DeepFRET

DeepFRET: New AI-based tool speeds up biology and removes potential human bias

Researchers have built up an AI-based tool to analyze how proteins move and interact which is faster and more precise than humans. According...
fish-like robots

Fish-like robots help to answer the age-old question of why fish school

A fish school is a striking demonstration of synchronicity. Yet centuries of study have left a basic question unanswered: do fish save...
PIEZO2 gene

PIEZO2 gene: Scientists discover a gene that helps us know when it is time...

In a National Institutes of Health-funded study involving both mice and patients who are part of an NIH Clinical Center trial, scientists...
cryptochrome

Cryptochrome: A newly discovered protein repairs DNA

Scientists from the University of Seville, in collaboration with colleagues from the Universities of Marburg (Germany) & Murcia, have identified a novel...
genome

Researchers find a method that restores cell function after genome damage

A researcher's team from Cologne has found that a change in the DNA structure more precisely in the recovery phase a conclusive...

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