Slashdot Items Tagged "biology"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @06:35PM Floating Fire Ants Form Rafts In Houston Floodwaters
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @12:14PM New data about the parasite worm causing "river blindness" published
Monday May 09, 2016 @06:02AM Neuroscience Explains Why Dieters Rarely Lose Weight
Monday March 21, 2016 @12:53AM Scientists Propose Biodiversity Lab To Redeem Guantanamo Prison Camp
Friday March 04, 2016 @01:46PM DNA 'Knockouts' Reveal Genes Humans Don't Need
Saturday February 27, 2016 @10:11AM Scientists Ponder the Prospect of Contagious Cancer
Friday February 19, 2016 @07:11PM Study: Mice Gain Weight In Cold Temperatures Due To Gut Changes
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @09:50PM New Study Shows Mystery 'Hobbits' Not Humans Like Us
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @03:19PM Editing Genes In Human Embryos Doesn't Mean Designer Babies
Monday February 01, 2016 @02:16PM U.K. Researcher Receives Permission To Edit Genes In Human Embryos
Saturday January 09, 2016 @03:00PM Chemical Evolution of Self-Replicating Molecules Observed In a Lab
Thursday December 03, 2015 @09:40AM Harvard Prof. Says Cure For Aging Could Emerge Within 5 Years
Friday October 30, 2015 @11:02PM Mother of All Apes May Have Been Surprisingly Small
Monday October 26, 2015 @12:57PM A Real-Life Space Botanist Comments On the Potato Garden In 'The Martian'
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @09:42AM Wildflowers Give Bees a Dose of Pesticides
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @08:59AM Study Finds Humans Are Worse Than Radiation For Chernobyl Animals
Sunday September 20, 2015 @03:15PM A Wikipedia-Style Tree of Life Emerges
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @11:10AM Damaged Spinal Cord "Rewires" Itself With Help of Electrical Stimulation
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @11:00AM Another Neurodegenerative Disease Linked To a Prion
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @10:58AM Brain-Eating Amoeba Scoffs At Chlorine In Water Pipes
Wednesday August 19, 2015 @11:29AM Researchers Grow Tiny Human Brain In Lab
Friday August 14, 2015 @07:22PM Octopus Genome Sequenced
Sunday August 02, 2015 @11:14PM Researchers Find That Queen Bees Vaccinate Their Offspring
Thursday July 09, 2015 @09:06AM There Aren't a Trillion Different Smells After All
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @08:20AM Scientists Show Human Aging Rates Vary Widely
Thursday June 11, 2015 @02:20PM Nobel Prize-Winning Scientist Criticizes Role of Women In Labs
Saturday June 06, 2015 @01:29AM Placenta Eating Offers No Benefit To Mom
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @11:59AM Scientists Discover Sawfish Escape Extinction Through "Virgin Births"
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @05:26AM Forecasting the Next Pandemic
Sunday April 19, 2015 @03:07PM If Earth Never Had Life, Continents Would Be Smaller
Friday March 06, 2015 @11:17PM The Origin of Life and the Hidden Role of Quantum Criticality
Thursday February 19, 2015 @09:00AM Could Fossils of Ancient Life From Earth Reside On the Moon?
Monday January 26, 2015 @04:49PM Scientists Determine New Way To Untangle Proteins By Unboiling an Egg
Friday November 28, 2014 @08:31PM Gilbert, AZ Censors Biology Books the Old-Fashioned Way
Saturday November 15, 2014 @11:20PM How To Anesthetize an Octopus
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @10:22AM Earth's Oxygen History Could Explain "Darwin's Dilemma" In Evolution
Monday November 10, 2014 @03:04PM A/C Came Standard On Some Armored Dinosaur Models
Thursday November 06, 2014 @07:37PM Scientists strip zebrafish of their stripes
Monday October 13, 2014 @05:24PM Oxytocin Regulates Sociosexual Behavior In Female Mice
Monday September 29, 2014 @01:44PM Study: An Evolutionary "Arms Race" Shaped the Human Genome
Friday September 26, 2014 @06:13PM How Did the 'Berlin Patient' Rid Himself of HIV?
Thursday September 18, 2014 @08:28AM Study Finds Link Between Artificial Sweeteners and Glucose Intolerance
Friday August 22, 2014 @05:10PM How To Read a Microbiome Study Like a Scientist
Friday August 22, 2014 @05:08PM Scientists Find Traces of Sea Plankton On ISS Surface
Friday June 27, 2014 @06:31PM Air Pollution Can Disrupt Pollinating Insects By Concealing the Scent of Flowers
Thursday May 29, 2014 @10:15AM Parenting Rewires the Male Brain
Sunday May 25, 2014 @02:38AM Kiwi Genetically Closer to Extinct Elephant Birds Than to the Emu
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @02:04AM Curiosity Rover May Have Brought Dozens of Microbes To Mars
Thursday May 15, 2014 @08:49AM Cellular Compound May Increase Lifespan Without the Need For Strict Dieting
Thursday May 15, 2014 @08:48AM Orca Identified As 103 Years Old
Monday May 12, 2014 @06:59PM Scientists Discover Nickel-Eating Plant Species
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @08:48AM Computer Game Reveals 'Space-Time' Neurons In the Eye
Sunday May 04, 2014 @08:19PM ISS Studies Show Bacteria From Earth Could Colonize Mars
Friday April 25, 2014 @09:52AM Blood of World's Oldest Woman Hints At Limits of Life
Thursday April 10, 2014 @09:08AM Zombie Plants Help To Spread Bacterial Pathogen
Tuesday April 08, 2014 @11:15AM For the First Time, Organ Regenerated Inside a Living Animal
Monday April 07, 2014 @11:14AM "Nearly Unbreakable" Encryption Scheme Inspired By Human Biology
Monday March 17, 2014 @07:11PM Why Did New Zealand's Moas Go Extinct?
Tuesday March 04, 2014 @10:02AM NASA Scientists Find Evidence of Water In Martian Meteorite
Monday March 03, 2014 @11:02AM First Look At the Animals of the New Hebrides Trench
Friday February 28, 2014 @11:20PM Belgian Barrels Reveal History of Human Gut Microbes
Monday February 24, 2014 @11:17AM Naming All Lifeforms On Earth With Hash Functions
Sunday February 23, 2014 @02:00AM Delayed Fatherhood May Be Linked To Certain Congenital and Mental Disorders
Thursday January 30, 2014 @04:25PM 20% of Neanderthal Genome Survives In Humans
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @08:59AM The Human Body May Not Be Cut Out For Space
Friday January 03, 2014 @08:22AM Bill Nye To Debate Creationist Museum Founder Ken Ham
Thursday December 12, 2013 @02:15PM You Are What Your Dad Ate
Wednesday December 04, 2013 @08:31AM Plastic Waste Threatens Marine Diversity
Thursday November 21, 2013 @10:12AM HIV Tracking Technology Could Pinpoint Who's Infecting Who
Saturday November 16, 2013 @08:42PM Getting the Dirt On Ancient Life With Coprolites
Friday November 15, 2013 @07:11PM Clam That Was Killed Determining Its Age Was Over 100 Years Older Than Estimated
Friday November 01, 2013 @06:06PM How Earth's Biosignature Will Change As the Planet Dies
Saturday October 19, 2013 @01:02AM 1.8 Million-Year-Old Skull Suggests Three Early Human Species Were One
Thursday October 17, 2013 @11:08AM Yeti Bears Up Under Scrutiny
Tuesday September 24, 2013 @08:18AM Why Are Cells the Size They Are? Gravity May Be a Factor
Friday September 20, 2013 @07:34PM Extreme Microbe Brewing: the Curse of Auto-Brewery Syndrome
Thursday September 12, 2013 @03:57PM First Gear Mechanism Discovered In Nature
Wednesday September 04, 2013 @05:25PM Sleep Found To Replenish a Type of Brain Cell
Tuesday September 03, 2013 @08:28AM Wise Old Birds Teach Migration Route To Young Whooping Cranes
Tuesday September 03, 2013 @07:54AM World-First: Woman Becomes Pregnant After Ovarian Tissue Graft
Wednesday August 28, 2013 @01:20PM Study Finds Urban Animals Develop Larger Brains
Saturday August 03, 2013 @05:50PM Plants communicate using fungi
Tuesday July 30, 2013 @08:12AM Nitrogen Fixing Bacteria That Can Colonize Most Plants Discovered
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @09:05AM X Chromosome May Leave a Mark On Male Fertility
Saturday July 20, 2013 @01:19AM Gut Microbes Can Split a Species
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @09:45AM Why Are Some People Mosquito Magnets?
Thursday July 11, 2013 @08:45AM 50-Year-Old Assumptions About Muscle Strength Tossed Aside
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @07:52AM Lake Vostok Found Teeming With Life
Thursday June 13, 2013 @11:50AM Supreme Court: No Patents For Natural DNA Sequences
Thursday June 13, 2013 @09:58AM Researchers Discover Another Layer To the Cornea
Saturday June 01, 2013 @06:27PM Researchers Determine Chemical Structure of HIV Capsid
Sunday April 21, 2013 @03:14PM In Development: An Open Source Language For Cell Programming
Thursday April 11, 2013 @07:52AM Giant Dinosaurs Were Fastest Growing Animals Ever
Wednesday March 20, 2013 @03:05PM UK Public O.K. with creating babies from 3 people
Monday March 18, 2013 @04:32AM Scientists clone extinct frog that gives birth from its mouth
Friday February 15, 2013 @08:13AM Proteins behind mad-cow disease help brain to develop
Tuesday February 05, 2013 @12:30PM Cells From Fetus End Up In Mothers' Brains
Wednesday January 30, 2013 @12:02PM Brain Pacemaker Implants Used To Treat Alzheimer's
Tuesday January 29, 2013 @09:13AM Microbes Survive, and Maybe Thrive, High In the Atmosphere
Saturday January 26, 2013 @10:51PM Dung Beetles Navigate By the Milky Way; Pigeons Tune In To Magnetism
Friday January 25, 2013 @07:29PM Old Inkjet Becomes New Bio-Materials Printer
Friday January 11, 2013 @11:01PM Carrion Flies Used To Find New Species
Wednesday January 09, 2013 @05:57AM Wrinkled fingers are an evolutionary advantage
Tuesday January 08, 2013 @03:03PM Does all of science really move in "paradigm shifts"?
Sunday December 30, 2012 @08:43PM China's Controversial Brain Surgery To Cure Drug Addiction
Sunday December 30, 2012 @01:49PM China's Controversial Brain Surgery To Cure Drug Addiction
Thursday December 27, 2012 @05:25PM New "World Oldest Man Ever" Title
Thursday December 27, 2012 @12:08PM Mars-Like Conditions Sufficient to Sustain Earth-Bound Microbes
Saturday December 22, 2012 @07:46PM Specific Gut Bacteria May Account For Much Obesity
Monday December 10, 2012 @08:11PM British Antarctic Survey in search of microbes
Tuesday December 04, 2012 @09:34AM The Science of Roadkill
Friday November 30, 2012 @11:59PM Humans Evolving Faster Than Ever
Thursday November 29, 2012 @07:16PM Paralyzed Dogs Walk Again After Cell Transplant
Thursday November 29, 2012 @06:23PM Pat Robertson Rejects Creationism
Tuesday November 27, 2012 @10:30AM Sub-Ice Antarctic Lake Vida Abounds With Life
Thursday November 22, 2012 @03:02PM Research Suggests Apes and Humans Separated By a Single Gene
Thursday November 22, 2012 @11:58AM Fetuses Caught Yawning In 4D
Sunday November 18, 2012 @04:58PM Cancer can teach us about our own evolution
Sunday November 18, 2012 @12:51PM Reading and Calculating With Your Unconscious
Friday November 16, 2012 @03:04PM Reading and calculating with your unconscious
Saturday November 10, 2012 @02:28PM Marine 'Treasure Trove' in Oceans may bring Revolutions in Medicine and Industry
Monday November 05, 2012 @11:34AM Singapore Builds First Vertical Vegetable Farm
Monday November 05, 2012 @02:18AM Climbing 103 Floors On a 'Bionic' Leg
Saturday November 03, 2012 @08:52AM Artificial Misting System Allows Reintroduction of Extinct Toad
Friday November 02, 2012 @09:19PM In Time For Halloween: 9 New Tarantula Species Discovered
Friday October 26, 2012 @07:56AM Are We Getting Smarter?: Rising IQ in the Twenty-First Century
Saturday October 20, 2012 @11:42AM Craig Venter Wants To Rebuild Martian Life In Earth Lab
Friday October 19, 2012 @06:31PM No Microbes In First Sample From Lake Vostok
Tuesday October 09, 2012 @12:36AM Man dies after winning cockroach-eating contest
Sunday October 07, 2012 @11:15PM IBM Microscope Can See 100 Times Smaller Than An Atom
Tuesday October 02, 2012 @05:05PM Super Bacteria Creates Gold
Monday September 17, 2012 @08:28PM Switching Tasks Changes Worker Bee DNA
Monday September 17, 2012 @04:20PM "Out of Africa" Theory Called Into Question By Originator
Monday September 17, 2012 @01:40PM "Out of Africa" theory called into question by originator
Monday September 17, 2012 @11:44AM Bee study lifts lid on hive habits
Sunday September 09, 2012 @01:27PM Yosemite Expands Scope of Hantavirus Warning: More than 20,000 At Risk
Saturday September 01, 2012 @02:23PM Promiscuity Alters DNA and Boosts Immunity In Mice
Thursday August 30, 2012 @07:28PM If Extinct Species Can be Brought Back... Should We?
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @12:49AM Stanford Researchers Discover the 'Anternet'
Sunday August 26, 2012 @08:34PM The Ant-ernet: How the Insects 1s and 0s add up to complex social behavior
Friday August 24, 2012 @06:17PM Incredible New Photographs of Live Coelacanths
Tuesday August 21, 2012 @12:38PM The Mathematics of 'Legitimate Rape' and Pregnancy
Sunday August 19, 2012 @05:19PM First Evidence that Insects Rely on Photosynthesis
Tuesday August 14, 2012 @08:27AM Tree's Leaves Genetically Different From Its Roots
Thursday August 09, 2012 @01:29PM Flickr Photo Leads To New Insect Discovery
Wednesday August 08, 2012 @01:00PM Virtual Nanoscopy Allows Scientists To Capture High Res Cell Map
Wednesday August 08, 2012 @10:47AM This 281-Gigapixel Image Depicts an Entire Animal at the Cellular Level
Tuesday August 07, 2012 @02:15PM Cloned Horses Given Okay For Olympics
Tuesday August 07, 2012 @08:43AM Study Finds Human Teeth are as Tough as Shark Teeth
Friday August 03, 2012 @01:55AM Evidence Shows Cancer Regrowth Is Driven By Cancer Stem Cells
Thursday July 12, 2012 @03:43PM Live Pictures From Inside Your Stomach
Thursday July 12, 2012 @03:25AM The second brain in our stomachs - live pictures from inside your stomach
Tuesday July 10, 2012 @05:01PM Bad News for Big Brains
Tuesday July 10, 2012 @11:39AM 'DNA Tracking Chamber' Could Detect Dark Matter
Sunday July 08, 2012 @11:17PM Arsenic-Friendly Microbe Now Seems Unlikely
Friday July 06, 2012 @09:49PM Scientists Capture Shadow Cast By 1 Atom
Saturday June 16, 2012 @04:48PM Computers May Be As Good As (Or Better Than) Human Biocurators
Friday June 15, 2012 @05:04AM Bonobos Join Chimps As Closest Human Relatives
Tuesday June 12, 2012 @08:24AM Giant cosmic impact may have driven humans to farming
Sunday June 10, 2012 @06:55PM Earth's Own Mars, the Atacama Desert Yields Amazing Extremophile Microbes
Saturday May 26, 2012 @12:52AM A Wrinkle For Biometric Systems: Irises Change Over Time
Tuesday May 15, 2012 @03:48AM Fungi Discovered In The Amazon Will Eat Your Plastic
Monday May 14, 2012 @07:40AM Piezoelectric speaker will let researchers talk with dolphins
Wednesday May 09, 2012 @10:54AM Jars of Irradiated Russian Animals Find a New Purpose
Wednesday May 09, 2012 @10:13AM Your future hard drive might be grown with magnetic bacteria
Wednesday May 02, 2012 @11:47AM Oldest Intact Red Blood Cells Found on Iceman
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @10:34AM Scientific Jigsaw Puzzle: Fitting the Pieces of the Low-Level Radiation Debate
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @10:10AM Scientific Jigsaw Puzzle: Fitting the pieces of the low-level radiation debate
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @09:32AM Organism Closest To Original "Tree of Life" Discovered
Tuesday April 24, 2012 @03:20AM Ancient Viruses Thriving in our DNA !
Friday April 20, 2012 @09:55AM Scientists create alternatives to DNA & RNA
Friday April 20, 2012 @09:54AM Lawrence Lessig to Speak on Open Science
Monday April 16, 2012 @07:12PM Gold Nanoparticles Help Red Blood Cells Deliver Drugs
Friday April 13, 2012 @02:16AM Scientists Claim Viking Mars Missions have Proof of Life
Monday April 09, 2012 @02:35PM Search for Sun's Sibling Could Find Life's Cousin
Monday April 02, 2012 @02:32PM Double-Helix Model of DNA Paper Published 59 Years Ago
Wednesday March 28, 2012 @10:38AM What's the Higgs boson of biology?
Thursday March 15, 2012 @02:13PM New Frog Species Found In NYC
Wednesday March 14, 2012 @04:14PM New Frog Species Found in NYC
Tuesday March 06, 2012 @10:38AM Museum of Engineered Organisms Opens In Pittsburgh
Sunday February 26, 2012 @07:53PM Stem Cells That May Make Eggs Found In Women
Thursday February 23, 2012 @12:05PM Brain Scans Detect Autism In Six Month Olds
Thursday February 23, 2012 @08:57AM Biologists Debunk the "Rotting Y Chromosome" Theory
Friday February 17, 2012 @06:06AM Why People Don't Live Past 114
Thursday February 16, 2012 @09:04AM Did Life Emerge In Ponds Rather Than Ocean Vents?
Wednesday February 15, 2012 @06:27PM Why People Don't Live Past 114
Wednesday February 15, 2012 @12:05PM Electrode Implants in Brain Detect What Patients Hear
Wednesday February 15, 2012 @08:36AM Invasive species turn parasites into hosts
Sunday February 12, 2012 @06:06PM Boiling Down the Meaning of Life
Thursday February 09, 2012 @09:17AM What Scorpions Have To Teach Aircraft Designers
Thursday February 09, 2012 @08:55AM Chernobyl bird population loss replicated at Fukushima
Tuesday February 07, 2012 @12:01PM Australian Scientists Discover 'Oldest Living Thing On Earth'
Monday January 30, 2012 @10:39PM UCSD Researchers Create Artificial Cell Membrane
Monday January 30, 2012 @02:23AM Synthetic cell membrane brings creation of fully a
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @11:21AM Princeton Team Casts More Doubt On Arsenic DNA Claims
Tuesday January 17, 2012 @12:59PM 'Totally Drug Resistant' Tuberculosis Reported In
Friday January 13, 2012 @07:28PM Tracking Down the First Oxygen Users
Monday January 09, 2012 @05:06PM Your probability of dying doubles every 8 years
Monday January 09, 2012 @01:33PM Researchers Show How Cellular Complexity Can Evolve
Sunday January 08, 2012 @04:41PM Chinese Lab Speeds Through Genome Processing With GPUs