Stories with the tag: Biology
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
Understanding how methane is made will help researchers produce methane as a fuel source.
Release Date: 5/20/2016
Yingge Du, Kirsten Hofmockel and James Moran – have been selected to receive 2016 Early Career Research Program research grants by the Department of Energy Office of Science.
Release Date: 5/4/2016