Tag: "eavesdrop" at biology news
'Auditory Scene Analysis' Helps Find Mates
...group, use hydrophones (underwater microphones) to eavesdrop
on fish gossip at night. Together, the Cornell "midshipman crew" hopes to learn how courtship signals are encoded in the brain and what it is about one love hum that makes it more attractive than another. "Midshipman are regarded as some of the ug...
DNA arrays give clues to better vaccines
... the behavior of pathogens, scientists are able to eavesdrop
on the cross talk between invading microbes and the immune cells of our body," says Richard Young of the Whitehead Institute of Biomedical Research. Youngs lab has done this using DNA microarrays to explore the responses of human macrophages to a var...
Scientists discuss microbial pathogenesis in era of bioterrorism, drug resistance
...hard Young has been using gene array technology to eavesdrop
on the cross talk between invading microbes and the immune cells of our body. His lab has been exploring the responses of human macrophages and dendritic cells to a variety of bacteria. Macrophages and dendritic cells, immune cells that are part of...
UCLA scientists eavesdrop on cellular conversations by making mice 'glow' with firefly protein
...ow with a device similar to a home video camera to eavesdrop
on cellular conversations in living mice. Reported...s similar to when the switchboard operator used to eavesdrop
on people's telephone conversations," he said. "Our technique enables us to listen in on multiple co...
Researchers identify the genome's controlling elements
...everything from infectious disease to cloning. To eavesdrop
on these cellular conversations, graduate student Chris Harbison from Young's lab and postdoctoral researcher Ben Gordon from Fraenkel's lab combined the latest biological tools with new computational methods. Harbison took yeast cells and subjected...