Tag: "shaking" at biology news
With fruit fly sex, researchers find mind-body connection
... males act macho during courting ?chasing females, shaking
their wings to "sing" love songs, tapping or licking their intended mates. In females, doublesex worked together with the gene retained to make them more receptive to this wooing; Females with two good copies of the gene were more likely to listen to...
...r signal to a giant moray eel resting in a cave by shaking
its head in front of the moray in this video.) ...
'Micro-boxes' of water used to study single molecules
...tters. The NIST team creates the boxes by briefly shaking
a mixture of water, the biomolecules to be studied...es (including a delicate protein that survived the shaking
process), detecting the fluorescence signal from dye and protein molecules, and observing the transf...
Researchers develop new method to help find deadly malaria parasite's Achilles heel
...red blood cells, an infection that leads to fever, shaking
chills, headache, muscle aches, and other symptoms. Ideker said critics may fault his study because only a subset of the Plasmodium's proteins is expressed in the erythrocytic stage. However, he noted that the parasite's asexual-phase is actually enr...
Errors in the measurement of global warming corrected
..."There are steps we should take, but it seems that shaking
people out of complacency will take a strong incentive." ...
Chemical 'band-aid' prevents heart failure in mice with muscular dystrophy
... When they were stretched repeatedly, they started shaking
and eventually contracted and died." "It's a phys...le myocytes from mdx mice became unstable, started shaking
and showed a steady increase in fluorescence, providing direct evidence for membrane damage. When U...
UCLA cancer researchers shake loose hidden biomarker
... important biomarker expressed in prostate cancer, shaking
it loose from one location in a cell ?where it could not be accessed by blood ?to another, easier to target area. The discovery, outlined in the cover article of May 11 edition of the peer-reviewed journal Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, could have i...
Wisconsin researchers identify sleep gene
...s. Following the testing, the researchers noticed shaking
in the flies' legs as the insects recovered from anesthesia. The observation led the team to focus on the Shaker gene, which produces this effect. Nevertheless, Shaker's main job in flies-and in its equivalent in humans--is to control the excitabilit...