A molecular switch for organisms adapting to fasts

Getting energy and nutrients from the environment—eating—is such an important function that it has been regulated through sophisticated mechanisms over hundreds of millions of years. Some of these mechanisms are only now beginning to be unraveled.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJun 16th, 2021

Improving the observation of protein bonding

Researchers working with Oak Ridge National Laboratory developed a new method to observe how proteins, at the single-molecule level, bind with other molecules and more accurately pinpoint certain molecular behavior in complex physiological environmen.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Highlights of the day: Apple to adopt more IPD chips

Apple is expected to adopt more integrated passive devices for its new products, boosting businesses at its manufacturing partners TSMC and Amkor. Macronix, reportedly a supplier for Nintendo's upcoming Switch console series, is stepping up shipments.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

In the absence of genetic variation, asexual invasive species find new methods of adapting to their environment

Without the benefits of evolutionary genetic variation that accompany meiotic reproduction, how does an asexual invasive species adapt over time to a new environment to survive? In all-female weevil species that produce only female offspring from unf.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Molecular mechanism of ruthenium-complex-induced DNA phase separation revealed

The phenomenon of "liquid-liquid" phase separation (LLPS) of biological macromolecules in living cells regulates many cell activities......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Testis-specific gene involved in sex ratio regulation discovered

Although enormous progress has been made over the past few decades in genetics, molecular biology and biochemistry, the ways in which living beings orchestrate their internal processes at the microscopic scale is still full of mysteries. One clear ex.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Adapting roots to a hotter planet could ease pressure on food supply

The shoots of plants get all of the glory, with their fruit and flowers and visible structure. But it's the portion that lies below the soil—the branching, reaching arms of roots and hairs pulling up water and nutrients—that interests plant physi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

On Earth, things evolve into crabs—could the same be true in space?

Evolution experts were kind enough to answer Ars' questions about alien crabs. Enlarge / It sure looks like a crab, but it isn't. Why are crab-like forms so common? (credit: David Kirkland / Design Pics) Many organisms on planet Earth aren't c.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Best cheap video game deals for August 2021

If you're looking for video game deals for the PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo Switch, here are some of the best cheap video games across various retailers......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

New research helps explain diversity of life and paradox of sex

There are huge differences in species numbers among the major branches of the tree of life. Some groups of organisms have many species, while others have few. For example, animals, plants and fungi each have over 100,000 known species, but most other.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Google appears to be working on a "Switch to Android" iOS app

9to5Google's APK Insight feature delved into the latest update for Android’s official “Data Restore Tool” and found something interesting: mention of a Google-developed “Switch to Android” app for iOS......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Icy waters of "Snowball Earth" may have spurred early organisms to grow bigger

A new study from CU Boulder finds that hundreds of millions of years ago, small single-celled organisms may have evolved into larger multicellular life forms to better propel themselves through icy waters......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

Molecular atlas reveals how brain cells develop

As the fertilized egg divides, initially undifferentiated cells take on specific functions, becoming more distinct as different tissues and organs emerge. Understanding how hundreds of disparate cell types arise has proven difficult, largely because.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

Pokémon Unite review: Not quite a slam dunk for Switch owners

Pokémon Unite is a fun multiplayer game, but gets bogged down by some odd design choices......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

Nintendo Switch vs. Steam Deck

The Steam Deck looks like the first real contender that the Nintendo Switch has had in years. We're comparing the two to see which has the best specs......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

Best Nintendo Switch deals and bundles for August 2021

We've smoked out the best deals, featuring Mario, Super Smash Bros., and more.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

New study sheds light on function of sex chromosomes in turtles

A new study led by an Iowa State University scientist sheds light on how organisms have evolved to address imbalances in sex chromosomes......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

The best Breath of the Wild mods for PC

The Nintendo Switch doesn't support mods, but you can still play with the best Breath of the Wild mods on PC through an emulator......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 24th, 2021

Switch Lite vs. Switch vs. Switch OLED: Which Nintendo console should you buy?

Between the Nintendo Switch, Lite, and OLED, there's no shortage of devices to choose from. Here, we compare all three systems to help you make your choice......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

Autonomous self-healing seen in piezoelectric molecular crystals

A team of researchers from the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research in Kolkata, the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur and RWTH Aachen University, has found a type of piezoelectric molecular crystal that is capable of autonomous s.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

Cattle losing adaptations to environmental stressors, researchers find

As a fourth-generation cattle farmer, Jared Decker knows that cattle suffer from health and productivity issues when they are taken from one environment—which the herd has spent generations adapting to—to a place with a different climate, a diffe.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021