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December 8, 2020

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Scientists have discovered that young alligators have the ability to regrow their tails up to three-quarters of a foot -- about 18 percent of their total body length. The ...
Like humans who can instantly tell which friend or relative is calling by the timbre of the person's voice, zebra finches have a near-human capacity for ...
Scientists have generated a huge true random number using DNA synthesis. It is the first time that a number of this magnitude has been created by ...
Massive explosions of energy happening thousands of light-years from Earth may have left traces in our planet's biology and geology, according to ...
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Marine Ecosystems: No Refuge from the Heat

Over the past several decades, marine protected areas (MPAs) have emerged as a favored conservation tool. By protecting marine species and safeguarding habitat, these reserves help buffer ecosystems ...

Molecular Mechanism of Plant Immune Receptors Discovered

Research teams explore the activation of plant immune receptors by ...

Java's Protective Mangroves Smothered by Plastic Waste

The mangrove forests on Java's north coast are slowly suffocating in plastic waste. The plastic problem in northeast Asia is huge and a growing threat to the region's mangroves; a natural ...

Quick and Sensitive Identification of Multidrug-Resistant Germs

Researchers have developed a sensitive testing system that allows the rapid and reliable detection of resistance in bacteria. The system is based on tiny, functionalized cantilevers that bend due to ...

Useful 'Fake' Peptides

Some useful drugs consist of peptides acting on their protein targets. To make them more efficient and stable, scientists have found a way to replace crucial segments of the peptides with ureido ...

Development of a New Method for Decoding Viral Genes

A research team developed a new decoding method for viral genes that can easily and quickly obtain even non-canonical genetic information. Using this new decoding method, they identified nine novel ...

New CRISPR-Based Test for COVID-19 Uses a Smartphone Camera

In a new study, a team of researchers outlines the technology for a CRISPR-based test for COVID-19 that uses a smartphone camera to provide accurate results in under 30 ...

Researchers Define Immune System's Requirements for Protection Against COVID-19

Researchers shed light on the role of antibodies and immune cells in protection against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in rhesus ...

Satellite Tag Tracks Activity Levels of Highly Migratory Species Across the Vast Ocean

Scientists have released a new activity data product application for marine animal tracking. The technology is designed to remotely track and transmit data gathered on an animal's activity ...

Hidden Structure Found in Essential Metabolic Machinery

Biochemists have discovered membrane-divided subcompartments within organelles called peroxisomes, essential pieces of metabolic machinery for all higher order life from yeast to ...

Findings About Cilia on Cells of the Vessel Wall May Be Relevant for Diabetes Treatment

A new study shows that primary cilia, hair-like protrusions on endothelial cells inside vessels, play an important role in the blood supply and delivery of glucose to the insulin-producing beta cells ...

Biological Diversity Evokes Happiness

A high biodiversity in our vicinity is as important for life satisfaction as our income, scientists found. All across Europe, the individual enjoyment of life correlates with the number of ...

Scientists Took a Rare Chance to Prove We Can Quantify Biodiversity by 'Testing the Water'

While extraction of DNA from water samples provides a convenient and non-invasive way to study aquatic biodiversity, reliable evidence that this approach is accurate enough to estimate the number of ...

Bacteria in Iron-Deficient Environments Process Carbon Sources Selectively

Looking at a group of bacteria from soil, researchers discovered that these organisms overcome limitation in their carbon processing machinery by rerouting their metabolic pathways to favor producing ...

How Bean Plants Fend Off Famished Foes

Scientists have discovered that cowpeas -- a type of bean plant -- harbor receptors on the surface of their cells that can detect a compound in caterpillar saliva and initiate anti-herbivore ...

Household-Grown Food Leads to Improved Health for Children

Children grow taller in rural households where their mothers are supported to grow their own food - according to new research. The research, which looked at households in low- and middle-income ...

New DNA Modification 'Signature' Discovered in Zebrafish

Researchers have revealed a previously unknown DNA modification in zebrafish - one of human's distant evolutionary ...

Advancing Gene Editing With New CRISPR/Cas9 Variant

Researchers report the ability to improve safety and efficacy using a CRISPR-Cas9 variant known as ...

Leaf Microbiomes Are a Neighborhood Affair in Northern Forests

Leaf microbiomes of sugar maple trees vary across the species' range, changing in accordance with the types of trees in the surrounding ...

Researchers Discover Life in Deep Ocean Sediments at or Above Water's Boiling Point

Biologists found single-celled organisms living in sediments 1180 meters beneath the ocean at temperatures of 120 degrees ...

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