Stories with the tag: Biology
PNNL is leading a new, approximately $6 million project to develop a new streamlined process to quickly pare down heaps of algae species into just a few that hold the most promise for making biofuel.
Release Date: 1/13/2017
PNNL is supporting today's announcement by the White House about efforts related to soil sustainability by sponsoring research projects through two research initiatives.
Release Date: 12/5/2016
Warming temperatures will contribute to the release of carbon into the atmosphere, according to research published today in Nature.
Release Date: 12/1/2016
Genetics and birthplace have a big effect on the make-up of the microbial community in the gut, according to new research published in the journal Nature Microbiology.
Release Date: 11/28/2016
PNNL’s self-powered fish-tracking tag uses a flexible strip containing piezoelectric materials to emit tiny beeps that are recorded by underwater receivers. The device is designed for long-living fish such as sturgeon, eels and lamprey.
Release Date: 9/26/2016
Helping fish migrate past dams could cost a fraction of conventional fish ladders with the help of PNNL’s upcoming study of Whooshh Innovations' so-called Salmon Cannon.
Release Date: 8/18/2016
PNNL scientists untangled a soil metagenome – all the genetic material recovered from a sample of soil – more fully than ever before, reconstructing portions of the genomes of 129 species of microbes.
Release Date: 7/29/2016
PNNL researchers have uncovered the secret that enables Synechococcus 7002 to thrive under bright light: The organism, popular in research on biofuels and chemicals, triples in size to accommodate a rapid expansion of its cellular machinery.
Release Date: 7/28/2016
Scientists at PNNL and Johns Hopkins have led a large study that identifies critical proteins present in the tumors of patients with ovarian cancer.
Release Date: 6/29/2016
Scientists Janet Jansson and Ljiljana Pasa-Tolic are part of a core group of scientists helping to lead a national effort to understand communities of microorganisms and their role in climate science, food production and human health.
Release Date: 5/27/2016