Stories with the tag: Biology
For those who want to keep their distance from health threats like E. coli-contaminated lettuce or the flu, there are two upcoming apps for that.
Release Date: 10/22/2013
An instrument that can aid early diagnosis and customized treatment of disease has been named one of the past year's 100 most significant scientific and technological products or advances.
Release Date: 7/8/2013
A new $18 million study seeks to provide a detailed molecular understanding of how humans respond to Flu, Ebola and West Nile Viruses. The study's goal is to design and develop new drugs to thwart infection.
Release Date: 6/6/2013
A new analysis of BPA exposure and toxicity studies shows that people's exposure is likely too low for BPA to mimic sex hormones in the body.
Release Date: 2/15/2013
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have found that their mass spectrometry-based technique, called PRISM, performed as accurately as standard clinical tests known as ELISAs. The technique should be able to speed up development of protein-specific diagnostic tests and treatment.
Release Date: 9/3/2012
New research points to two important roles for bacteria that live in the underground fungal gardens of leafcutter ants: the bacteria both help decompose leaves that ants bring to the gardens and play a major role in turning those leaves into nutrients for both ants and the fungi.
Release Date: 3/1/2012
A new model of the single-celled marine cyanobacterium Cyanothece could help researchers use blue-green algae to make renewable energy by predicting which of its genes are central to capturing energy from sunlight.
Release Date: 6/23/2011
PNNL researchers and their collaborators earned kudos for technologies ranging from the very small to industrial-strength.
Release Date: 7/8/2010
PNNL will advance biofuels research with $14 million from DOE as partner in two new consorita.
Release Date: 1/13/2010
More frequent natural disasters and human-caused disturbances could make some models that predict the global input and output of carbon off by three to 10 percent. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory researcher Ben Bond-Lamberty will present his findings at the 2009 fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union.
Release Date: 12/16/2009