Tag: "interdependency" at biology news

Scientists discuss evolutionary roots of social behavior

...uding "positive" behaviors such as cooperation and interdependency - might have arisen as a kind of group defense mechanism against predators. The "social-living prey" hypothesis will be the focus of a symposium entitled "Man the Hunted: The Origin and Nature of Human Sociality," on February 19. Featuring two promi...

A national plan for the R&D needed to protect U.S. critical infrastructure is released

...Unlike other plans, this one clearly addresses the interdependency of the physical and the cyber worlds. The September 11, 2001 attacks demonstrated the high vulnerability of America's infrastructures, and the severe consequences of not protecting them. This Plan puts a baseline in place....

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(Date:7/28/2014)... Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard ... will be commercialized by a newly formed private ... and personalized medicine products. The announcement ... of Technology Development (OTD) and the start-up Emulate ... automated human Organs-on-Chips platform. , "This is ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... that nicotine and cotinine, a metabolite of nicotine, can ... in smoke. , The carcinogen 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone or NNK is ... ends up in the tobacco smoke. Once inhaled, it ... is activated by a variety of enzymes called Cytochrome ... nicotine can partially interfere with the activation of NNK, ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... of mayfly in the southern Western Ghats, a mountain range ... the first time that any mayfly belonging to the genus ... The new species, called Labiobaetis soldani , "is named ... to the understanding of the Ephemeroptera of Palaearctic and Oriental ... the new mayfly in the Journal of Insect Science ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Wyss Institute's technology translation engine launches 'Organs-on-Chips' company 2Wyss Institute's technology translation engine launches 'Organs-on-Chips' company 3Nicotine found to inhibit DNA-strand break caused by a certain carcinogen in smoke 2
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