Corals" biological clocks can function even without the algae that nourish them

The biological clock is an internal and independent mechanism that dictates daily rhythm, thus enabling an organism to gauge daily and seasonal signals and live in sync with the rhythm of nature, while maintaining timing capabilities that are essenti.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 5th, 2022

Did the Seeds of Life Ride to Earth Inside an Asteroid?

Biological amino acids could have celestial or terrestrial roots. An experiment simulated their formation in deep space—but the mystery isn’t solved yet......»»

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Development of the first chip-sized titanium-doped sapphire laser

A team of researchers has developed the first chip-scale titanium-doped sapphire laser—a breakthrough with applications ranging from atomic clocks to quantum computing and spectroscopic sensors......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 27th, 2023

New species of ultrasmall microalgae found in home aquarium could have multiple useful applications

A new species of microalgae was found in water from a home aquarium. While analyzing DNA samples taken from the algae, researchers from the University of Tokyo discovered a DNA sequence that didn't match any on record. This new species is the smalles.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 27th, 2023

Long, dense spikes on red algae-derived metal-polysaccharide show promise for anti-microbial applications

Antibiotic resistant bacteria are becoming more and more of a concern as traditional sources of anti-microbial treatments become less effective. Therefore, researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev are looking farther afield for promising com.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 26th, 2023

Pioneering approach advances study of CTCF protein in transcription biology

CTCF is a critical protein known to play various roles in key biological processes such as transcription. Scientists at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have used a next-generation protein degradation technology to study CTCF. Their work reveale.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 26th, 2023

Study analyzes gender differences in uptake of biological control agent to tackle tomato pest in Pakistan

A new CABI-led study has analyzed gender differences in the uptake of the biological control agent Trichogramma chilonis to control the pest Helicoverpa armigera on tomato crops in Pakistan......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 25th, 2023

Humans found to have influenced the growth of blue-green algae in lakes for thousands of years

In recent years, there have been increasing reports of toxic blue-green algae blooms in summer, even in German lakes, caused by climate warming and increased nutrient inputs. But humans have had an influence on the development of blue-green algae sin.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 25th, 2023

"Friend or foe" bacteria kill their algal hosts when coexisting is no longer beneficial

Scientists have detailed a lifestyle switch that occurs in marine bacteria, in which they change from coexisting with algae hosts in a mutually beneficial interaction to suddenly killing them. The results are published today in eLife......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 25th, 2023

Organic chemists develop new catalyst to selectively activate carbon-hydrogen bonds

Substituted aromatics are among the most important building blocks for organic compounds such as drugs, crop-protecting agents, and many materials. The function of the molecules is determined by the spatial arrangement of the different building block.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 24th, 2023

Online interaction is impacting the mood and cognitive function of young people, says study

The potential for being judged online could be affecting the ability of adolescents to concentrate on everyday tasks, a study by UNSW Sydney researchers finds......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 24th, 2023

How to use SCP to transfer files in the macOS Terminal

Secure Copy is a UNIX standard used to transfer files from one computer to another. He's how to use the function in macOS, all via the Terminal window.Before personal computers, there were mainframe computers and timesharing terminals. Users would lo.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJan 21st, 2023

Scientists map 3D structure and electronic properties of important biological catalyst

Making atoms and electrons behave according to researchers' intentions is no small task, but scientists often get a little help from nature......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 20th, 2023

World-first computational reconstruction of a virus in its biological entirety

An Aston University researcher has created the first ever computer reconstruction of a virus, including its complete native genome......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 20th, 2023

Squid tissues and chemistry combine for versatile hydrogels

Researchers at Hokkaido University in Japan have combined natural squid tissues with synthetic polymers to develop a strong and versatile hydrogel that mimics many of the unique properties of biological tissues. Hydrogels are polymer networks contain.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 20th, 2023

Apple reportedly working on a new iPad-like smart home display

According to a new report, Apple is working on a new smart home device that will function much like an iPad. Here's what we know about the rumored device......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 19th, 2023

Electrical properties of bacteria: How membrane potential influences antibiotic tolerance

The electrical potential across the bacterial cell envelope indicates when bacteria no longer operate as individual cells but as a collective. Researchers at the University of Cologne's Institute for Biological Physics have discovered this connection.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 19th, 2023

Microalgae could be the future of sustainable superfood in a rapidly changing world, study finds

Algae. It's what's for dinner. This variation on the iconic US advertising slogan from the beef industry may sound funny, but it's no joke that the current agriculture system is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions and environmental pollution......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 19th, 2023

Tested: Satechi’s new Duo Wireless Stand pairs premium form with versatile charging function

As one of its final releases of the year, Satechi in December released its new Duo Wireless Charger Power Stand. This unique offering delivers a complete charging station for your Apple kit in a design that can fit right in the palm of your hand, wh.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 19th, 2023

Apple wants a bigger piece of the smart home hardware market

Apple is setting its sights on the smart home market beyond the HomePod, and is reportedly prepping smart home accessories with screens, and a next-generation Apple TV.The new display would function like a low-end iPadApple relaunched its larger Home.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJan 19th, 2023

Neanderthals are not the only species whose dentition is characterized by the possession of thin enamel

The Dental Anthropology Group of the Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH) has participated in a paper published in the American Journal of Biological Anthropology on the dental remains of Homo antecessor, the species.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 18th, 2023