Tag: "baffling" at biology news
Sea change: Skeletons of ancient corals different from today's
...te student may have solved a problem that has been baffling
marine biologists and paleontologists for years: Why do coral reefs disappear from the fossil record during the beginning of the Cretaceous period -- 120 million years ago -- only to reappear after its end 35 million years ago? The possible answer: A...
Search for alien life challenges current concepts, says U. of Colorado prof.
...d. "But because subsequent investigations yielded baffling
results that didn't fit the original metabolic definition of life they were working with, NASA eventually concluded the original signal was not evidence of life. This is an experiment that is still debated today, and it's a classic example of an ano...
Protein tied to usher syndrome may be hearing's 'Missing Link'
...k, thus finally answering a question that has been baffling
researchers for years," says James F. Battey, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., director of the NIDCD. "Thanks to the collaborative effort among these researchers, we are now at the closest point we have ever been to understanding the mechanism by which the ear conv...
How the Biotech Revolution Is Changing the Way We Fight Disease
...velopment of new therapies for treating this still baffling
disease. This spin-off of the human genome project is only the latest exciting research advance in a decades-long quest to fully understand the biochemistry of the human body and thereby gain insights into the secrets of health, disease, and aging. ...