Aug 28, 2015------News Archive—Latest research covered daily, archived weekly
How zebrafish rebuild their amputated fins
Fish have the fascinating ability to fully regenerate amputated organs. Unlike us poor humans. Therefore, Zebrafish are a favorite model for studying the processes behind organ regeneration and potential human application.
Aug 27, 2015------News Archive—Latest research covered daily, archived weekly
Batting practice in the genome
In the biochemical game of genetics, proteins were seen as either 'spectators' or 'players' in gene regulation. But that idea is changing. Researchers now find spectator proteins are actually at batting practice, gearing up for the big game.
Aug 26, 2015------News Archive—Latest research covered daily, archived weekly
Algorithm identifies gene movement around the clock
An algorithm gives scientists a new way to identify dynamic patterns in oscillating genes, helping define when genes begin to function during fetal growth.
Aug 25, 2015-----News Archive—Latest research covered daily, archived weekly
About that Paleo diet, eat some carbs!
Understanding how and why we evolved our large brains is one of the most puzzling issues in human evolution. Widely accepted is that brain size increased with changes in diet including meat and the introduction of cooking.
Aug 24, 2015-----News Archive—Latest research covered daily, archived weekly
Infertility of middle-aged mice can be reversed
We all know our fertility cycle becomes more irregular during menopause. Now it appears our aging circadian clock may be the main driver.