Tag: "stolen" at biology news
Stolen gene allows insect virus to enter cells
...ling an insect virus to enter new cells was likely stolen
from a host cell and adapted for the virus's use, researchers at Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI) at Cornell University report. Virologists have long thought of baculoviruses, a group of viruses that can liquefy their insect hosts in a matter of days ...
Prescription pain patch abuse blamed for increase in deaths
...rescription of their own or from one that had been stolen
or otherwise not used according to doctor's instructions, the group reported. "Oftentimes we don't know where the patch comes from. Sometimes it is from someone who had a prescription or it was purchased on the street or acquired from a friend, so i...
Army research mission focused on autism
...as smearing (feces) on the walls. My baby had been stolen
away from us." This was the reality Lyn Redwood of the National Autism Association faced when her child was diagnosed with autism. Autism is a developmental brain disorder that affects as many as 1 in 150 children as reported by the Centers for D...
Birds found to plan for the future
...ey can protect their caches accordingly from being stolen
by observant thieves. The research, funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), marks a step forward in our understanding of animal psychology and cognition. This project was also supported with a Medical Research...