Tag: "tame" at biology news
Antibiotic Resistant Bacterium Uses Sonar-like Strategy to “See?Enemies or Prey
...ria can see cells in the environment, maybe we can tame
thesebacteria and engineer this system so that it can be used to see otherthings in the environment, such as minerals or possibly otherdisease-causing bacteria,?says Gilmore....
Report focuses on challenges to unlocking future promise of vaccines
Vaccines have helped eradicate and tame
some of history's worst infectious diseases, but there are many more diseases out there that vaccines can help overcome. The challenges society needs to confront to unlock the future promise of vaccines against the plagues of the 21st century are th...
Animal models show that anabolic steroids flip the adolescent brain's switch for aggression
...g normally includes wrestling and nibbling ?pretty tame
stuff. However, hamsters injected with commonly used steroids (suspended in oil) became extremely aggressive. Even after the drug was withdrawn, the newly vicious hamsters attacked, bit and chased the intruders. In fact, their aggressiveness mea...
Hopkins researchers develop new tool to watch real-time chemical activity in cells
...zyme tested in this study. Finding a drug that can tame
this enzyme could lead to new treatments for heart disease, diabetes, memory disorders and certain cancers, for example. Zhang says the "high throughput" potential of the sensor may have wide-reaching applications that could be adapted to testing ...
Too mellow for our predatory world
...el of study in order to discover if such generally tame
animals are capable of adapting their behaviour an...ificantly more flexible. In programmes introducing tame
species into the wild, animals are trained to recognise and cope with predators. But in most cases i...