Study reveals how climate change can significantly impact one of the world’s most important carbon-rich ecosystems – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Mangrove forests play a vital role in the health of our planet. The trees and shrubs absorb a substantial amount of greenhouse gas emissions, help protect communities from rising sea levels, and act as nurseries for baby fish. Mangrove forests play a vital role in the health of our planet. The trees and shrubs absorb … Read more

A fishy capture reveals a prized species moving south

Credit: Dr. Benjamin Mos A fishing expedition on the NSW Mid North Coast has hooked an unexpected catch for a Southern Cross University marine researcher. When brothers Benjamin and Daniel Mos went fishing over summer, the pair did not anticipate their catch to be anything other than a photo opportunity or dinner. Instead the fish … Read more

Study reveals how epilepsy and migraine drug

image: Three mouse embryos, representative of the study, that describes how the teratogenic drug Valproic acid can cause neurodevelopmental birth defects in mice, including microcephaly and exencephaly. The embryo on the left is a normal embryo, with no exposure to Valproic acid. The embryo in the middle is smaller and has microcephaly, while the embryo … Read more

Study reveals how epilepsy and migraine drug causes birth defects – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Valproic acid — a drug used to treat epilepsy, migraine, and bipolar disorder — can cause birth defects when taken during pregnancy. Now, a study publishing June 14th in the open access journal PLOS Biology by Bill Keyes of the Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology, France, and colleagues reveals one reason why: … Read more

Analysis Published by PrecisionLife Reveals Potential to Systematically Reposition Hundreds of Patented Drugs into New Indications to Address Unmet Medical Needs

PrecisionLife’s unique combinatorial analytics approach to understanding the drivers of disease biology in patient subgroups has revealed hundreds of new commercial opportunities to reposition patented drugs and drug candidates into novel indications, with significant near-term additional revenue potential for pharmaceutical companies Careful indication extension or repositioning of drugs coupled with patient stratification biomarkers to identify … Read more

A new study reveals how dogs think of their toys – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Many dog ​​lovers want to know what goes on in their furry friends’ minds. Now scientists are finally getting closer to the answer. In a new study just published in the journal of Animal Cognition, researchers from the Family Dog Project (Eötvös Loránd University University, Budapest) found out that dogs have a “multi-modal mental image” … Read more

Research reveals the science behind this plan

image: Lantana strigocamara in the Ramaley Greenhouse on the CU Boulder campus. view more Credit: Patrick Campbell / CU Boulder On a beautiful fall day in 2019, Miranda Sinnott-Armstrong was walking down Pearl Street in Boulder, Colorado when something caught her eye: a small, particularly shiny blue fruit, on a shrub known as Lantana strigocamara. … Read more

Research reveals the science behind this plant’s blue berries – BIOENGINEER.ORG

On a beautiful fall day in 2019, Miranda Sinnott-Armstrong was walking down Pearl Street in Boulder, Colorado when something caught her eye: a small, particularly shiny blue fruit, on a shrub known as Lantana strigocamara. While its tiny clusters of pink, yellow and orange flowers and blue berries commonly adorn the pedestrian mall in spring, … Read more

Airborne survey reveals Yellowstone geothermal fluid pathways

Yellowstone National Park (Source: Flickr, CC, By: Frank Kovalchek) An airborne geophysical survey done by USGS geophysicist Carol Finn Ph.D. has provided valuable insights on the fluid pathways controlling geothermal fluids in the Yellowstone National Park. An article published by Seequent features the results of a geophysical study done by US Geological Survey (USGS) Research … Read more