Biological Sciences Division Section Menu About Staff Research Projects News News FEBRUARY 11, 2021 Web Feature Molecular Details Reveal New Clues about Common Brain Tumor Genetic and integrated multi-omic details of glioblastoma could one day inform new therapies. ( Read More ) JANUARY 18, 2021 News Release E-cigarettes Stress Lungs, Impair Protein Function E-cigarette exposure stresses and inflames the lungs of rats, compromising important quality control proteins, according to new research. ( Read More ) DECEMBER 1, 2020 News Release PNNL Scientists Elected AAAS Fellows Two PNNL researchers, one a world-leading authority on microorganisms, the other an expert on coastal ecosystem restoration, have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. ( Read More ) NOVEMBER 10, 2020 Web Feature Glowing Progress in Pathogen Discovery Researchers at PNNL have developed a bacteria testing system called OmniScreen that combines biological and synthetic chemistry with machine learning to hunt down pathogens before they strike. ( Read More ) NOVEMBER 9, 2020 Web Feature PNNL Researchers Shift Project’s Focus to Regional COVID-19 Patients PNNL researchers are looking for protein signatures that could provide information about how the body's immune system responds to COVID-19. ( Read More ) NOVEMBER 6, 2020 Web Feature Another Emerging Coronavirus Has the Potential to Infect Humans, Scientists Find A zoonotic coronavirus known as SADS-CoV that has killed many pigs has the ability to infect human cells, surprising scientists. ( Read More ) OCTOBER 29, 2020 Web Feature SLIM Reaches New Levels An award-winning ion separation technology developed at PNNL has been licensed for biomedical applications. Continued research aims to make the devices suitable for molecular analysis in the field. ( Read More ) Click to see all Biological Sciences news and research highlights.