Navigation Links
Common aquatic animals show extreme resistance to radiation
Date:3/25/2008

osable genes, and can survive and reproduce after complete desiccation at any stage of their life cycle. Meselson and Gladyshev hypothesize that it's this last property that explains bdelloids' apparently unique resistance to radiation.

Bdelloid rotifers have been widely studied since at least 1702, when the renowned Dutch scientist and microscopy pioneer van Leeuwenhoek added water to dust retrieved from a rain gutter on his house and observed the organisms in the resulting fluid. He subsequently described the creatures in a letter to Britain's Royal Society, which still counts an envelope of van Leeuwenhoek's rain-gutter dust among its holdings.


'/>"/>

Contact: Steve Bradt
steve_bradt@harvard.edu
617-496-8070
Harvard University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. A common genetic mechanism discovered in nitrogen-fixing plants
2. Stakeholders use science to find common ground on wood supply from forests
3. Europes most common genetic disease is a liver disorder
4. Blue-eyed humans have a single, common ancestor
5. Disrupting common parasites ability to talk to each other reduces infection
6. U of M research finds disordered eating less common among teen girls who regularly eat family meals
7. Bacterial infections in premature babies more common than previously realized
8. Tiny dust particles from Asian deserts common over western United States
9. Cell response to stress signals predicts tumors in women with common pre-breast cancer
10. Drug commonly used to treat bipolar disorder dramatically increases lifespan in worms
11. UCI researchers restore memory process in most common form of mental disability
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/16/2014)... of yellow-shouldered bats have been unearthed by scientists at the American ... and described in the open access journal ZooKeys ... are part of a recent discovery of three bats hidden away ... be officially announced. , Up until recently the genus Sturnira ...
(Date:4/16/2014)... you cannot lift your upper eyelid. You walk through life with ... they are rolled down in the eye socket. Obviously, such a ... their head. In order to correct this condition, one would need ... the April 16 print issue of the journal Neuron , ...
(Date:4/16/2014)... - Geoscientists from the north-central U.S. and beyond will ... discuss new science, expand on existing science, and explore ... with a special emphasis on applied geology, paleontology, and ... p.m. on Thursday by Dr. Kirk Johnson, Sant Director ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Two new species of yellow-shouldered bats endemic to the Neotropics 2Researchers track down cause of eye mobility disorder 2Walking with mammoths and exploring mid-continental geology 2Walking with mammoths and exploring mid-continental geology 3Walking with mammoths and exploring mid-continental geology 4
... study shows how competition among the human immune system's ... eventually develop into full-blown AIDS. The study, which employs ... evolution, also suggests a new strategy for vaccinating against ... may prevent the final onset of AIDS. , The ...
... and efficient strategy, using eggs alone, for creating mouse ... risk of rejection because the cells are compatible with ... online in the journal Science on December 14. , ... of using unfertilized eggs as a source of customized ...
... a boy is hardwired into fruit fly neurons, according to ... publication by a research team from Harvard Medical School and ... that a gene known as "fruitless" is a key factor ... in an unlikely new animal model for understanding the biology ...
Cached Biology News:HIV exploits competition among T-cells 2HIV exploits competition among T-cells 3Researchers create genetically matched embryonic stem cells for transplantation 2Researchers create genetically matched embryonic stem cells for transplantation 3Fighting like a girl or boy determined by gene in fruit flies 2Fighting like a girl or boy determined by gene in fruit flies 3
(Date:1/15/2014)... January 15, 2014 Look inside the ... items for the lab, from fluid handling to instruments ... to ship when you order. , Preferred Solutions ... , from the L/S® model for precise flow control ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... A study has been launched to test ... track could help to tackle the problem of obesity.  This ... GP surgery based in Stowmarket) and academics at University Campus ... Telemetry technology, which is inspired by equipment used to collect ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2013 was a banner year of continued innovation ... continued independent research led by the team at Wake ... million grant from the Susanne Marcus Collins Foundation, had ... reviewed journal, Amy Grant highlighted Brainwave Optimization® in First ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... 14, 2014 Carahsoft and CDS Federal ... 23, 2014 at 2pm EST (11am PST), “Natural Language ... focuses on how technology can turn raw, heterogeneous data ... government agencies. The online webinar will last approximately one ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Cole-Parmer Begins 2014 with the Release of Preferred Solutions 2Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 2Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 3Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 4Dynamic Innovative Technology Showcased at Scottsdale Company’s Open House 2Dynamic Innovative Technology Showcased at Scottsdale Company’s Open House 3Webcast - Natural Language Processing: Converting Raw Data into Actionable Knowledge – Hosted by Carahsoft and CDS Federal Services 2
... , , , BANGALORE, India ... by Their Side, This Case Challenged Medical Excellence , ... Wockhardt Hospitals, Bangalore (Now a Network Hospital of Fortis),has performed a ... Brendan was suffering from congenital heart defect called - Tetralogy of,Fallot or ...
... ... endovascular therapy. Two years after endovascular treatment, 88 percent of women avoided amputation compared ... ... who are at risk of lower-leg amputation fare even better than men when they have ...
... (BNNTs) are the divas of the nanoworld. In possession ... to their carbon-based cousins. On the plus side, ... degrees Celsius, says Yoke Khin Yap, an associate professor ... burn like charcoal in a barbecue at half of ...
Cached Biology Technology:2-Year-old Baby With Complex Heart Deformity Undergoes Major Open Heart Surgery at Wockhardt Hospitals, Bangalore - (now a Network Hospital of Fortis) Without any Blood Transfusion 22-Year-old Baby With Complex Heart Deformity Undergoes Major Open Heart Surgery at Wockhardt Hospitals, Bangalore - (now a Network Hospital of Fortis) Without any Blood Transfusion 3Women More Likely Than Men to Avoid Amputation After Minimally Invasive Therapy for Blocked Leg Arteries 2Women More Likely Than Men to Avoid Amputation After Minimally Invasive Therapy for Blocked Leg Arteries 3Harnessing the divas of the nanoworld 2
... HT is taking automated patch clamping to a ... ability to generate thousands of high quality data ... paradigms in ion channel drug discovery and safety ... quality afforded by conventional patch clamping can now ...
... mouse embryonic stem cells to dopaminergic neurons. ... where they are mainly located in the ... the retrorubral field. These dopaminergic (DA) neurons ... ( e.g.projections to the caudate nucleus, putamen ...
... RNA aptamer screening and binding optimization and ... microfluidic on-chip synthesis platform. Thousands of customer ... and LC Sciences can provide assistance with ... as part of our comprehensive DNA/RNA Aptamer ...
... synthetic peptide whose sequence is from the C-terminal end of the mouse ... from amino acids 429 to 448 of RAR*. The sequence of ... V - S - P - S - S - V - ... Q - S - P - L - L - Q ...
Biology Products: