Oct 5, 2015
True Colors: Using Molecular Analysis to Clarify Dino Color Claims
Paleontologist Mary Schweitzer wants to see colleagues use of molecular analysis and other technologically advanced tools to confirm claims about dino color.
Sep 24, 2015
The Biochemistry of Fall Foliage
Bernhard Kräutler, a professor of organic chemistry at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, explains the biochemical processes that help trees create their autumnal color displays. Don’t miss this colorful lecture.
Sep 16, 2015
Researchers Isolate Possible Ovarian Cancer Biomarkers; Find Biomarker Loads Can Vary With Disease Stage
Researchers from North Carolina State University utilized a highly sensitive mass spectrometry analysis to identify and measure difficult-to-detect N-glycan biomarkers associated with ovarian cancers in stages I – IV. In a surprising finding, the researchers […]
Sep 9, 2015
Spheroid Stem Cell Production Sows Hope for IPF Treatment
Researchers have found a rapid, simple way to harvest and grow a patient's own lung stem cells, for possible use in disease treatment.
Sep 2, 2015
Saving Tinkerbell - How a surgery commonly used on racehorses saved a mini foal's life.
Aug 31, 2015
Tail as Old as Time: How Ankylosaur Tail Evolved
How did the ankylosaur get its tail club? Researchers traced the evolution of the ankylosaur’s distinctive tail, finding that the handle arrived first on the scene, and the knot at the end of the tail followed.
Aug 21, 2015
How DNA ‘Proofreader’ Proteins Pick and Edit Their Reading Material
Researchers have discovered how two important proofreader proteins know where to look for errors during DNA replication and how they work together to signal the body’s repair mechanism.
Aug 13, 2015
When Fruit Flies Get Sick, Their Offspring Become More Diverse
When fruit flies are attacked by parasites or bacteria they respond by producing offspring with greater genetic variability, evening the next generation's odds of survival.
Jul 10, 2015
Early Lead Exposure Affects Gene Expression Throughout Life
NC State researchers links between lead exposure in children and alterations in regulatory regions of genes critical in growth regulation and brain development.
Jun 25, 2015
MARCKS Protein May Help Protect Brain Cells From Age Damage
The MARCKS protein may play an important role in protecting barrier cells in the brain from damage due to aging.