Tag: "bodies" at biology news
More recycling on the farm could reduce environmental problems
...and suggests that philanthropists and professional bodies
could stimulate its uptake....
Early exposure to indoor fungus molecules may protect infants against future allergies
...sing antibacterial sprays and soaps to clean their bodies
and homes. "Certain microbes can have helpful affects in the body," she explains, "but antibacterial disinfectants can’t discriminate between helpful and harmful microbes—they destroy them all. "This eliminates the natural competition among bac...
Ants show us how to make super-highways
...000 foraging ants. Remarkably, some ants use their bodies
to plug potholes in the trail leading back to the nest, making a flatter surface so that prey can be delivered to the developing young at maximum speed. The raid always remains connected to the nest by a trail of forager traffic, along which prey-la...
Study identifies 5 genetic themes key to keeping stem cells in a primitive, flexible state
...apies to stimulate adult stem cells within our own bodies
to repair damaged tissues, and may provide further areas of exploration for the treatment of cancer.”...
Weizmann Institute scientists develop a general 'control switch' for protein activity
could not maintain their existence without thousands of proteins performing myriad vital tasks within cells. Since malfunctioning proteins can cause disease, the study of protein structure and function can lead to the development of drugs and treatme...
St. Jude study solves mystery of mammalian ears
...o have been settled more in favor of bouncing cell bodies
rather than vibrating, hair-like cilia, according to investigators at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The finding could explain why dogs, cats, humans and other mammals have such sensitive hearing and the ability to discriminate among freque...
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