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Nanotechnology meets biology and DNA finds its groove
... presenting it for analysis is laborious, engaging armies
of lab techs worldwide to prepare DNA samples for their moment in the lab. "To get DNA molecules to do this on surfaces is really hard," says Schwartz. The system developed by Schwartz, de Pablo and their colleagues could change all of that. By fig...
Anemone armies battle to a standoff
...ashing colonies of sea anemones fight as organized armies
with distinct castes of warriors, scouts, reproduc...e-on-one. But that's like trying to understand two armies
by taking a single soldier from each side, Grosberg said. Now, the researchers have been able to stu...
Leprosy microbes lead scientists to immune discovery
...em prompts a rapid immune response by two separate armies
of defensive cells. The finding helps explain why, when threatened by microbes like the leprosy bug, this initial defense sometimes succeeds in limiting the damage, but in other cases yields to a dangerous, spreading infection. Led by Stephan R. Krut...
What the eye doesn't see
...-up the body's outline was rapidly adopted by many armies
as long ago as the First World War. And in biology this idea of 'disruptive colouration' has long been used to explain how insects such as moths conceal themselves from predators, shaping the evolution of protective coloration in insects. Innovative ...
Population of rare gorillas may be increasing in war-torn Congo
...tion of rare Grauer's gorillas, living among rebel armies
and bands of poachers, has managed to survive in o...k guards who have stood their ground against rebel armies
and poachers. They are true conservation heroes," said WCS Conservationist Dr. Jeffferson Hall, who...