Biotecnología

Biotecnología

Memories of past events retain remarkable fidelity even as we age
25/11/2020 - Metabolic robustness, the ability of a metabolic system to buffer changes in its environment, is not always a welcome feature for microbiologists: it interferes with metabolic engineering or prevents...
Breaking the power and speed limit of lasers
20/11/2020 - A new analysis of California's Monterey Bay evaluates kelp's potential to reduce ocean acidification, the harmful fallout from climate change on marine ecosystems and the food they produce...
Review examines sexual aggression in mammals
19/11/2020 - New study explains how Ancestral Puebloans survived devastating droughts by traveling deep into the caves of New Mexico to melt ancient ice as a water resource.
New electronic chip delivers smarter, light-powered AI
19/11/2020 - New tech combines the core software needed to drive AI with image-capturing hardware - in one electronic chip. The light-driven prototype device imitates the way the human brain processes visual...
Vertebrate biodiversity: A glimmer of hope
19/11/2020 - Biologists have recently discovered that endogenous viral elements that originate from giant viruses are much more common in chlorophyte green algae than previously thought.
Diabetes, hypertension may increase risk of COVID-19 brain complications
19/11/2020 - Just a handful of rice and beans - a part of our world is starved. Hawaiian Pizza and ice-cream - another part of our world is stuffed, throwing away food every day. This gap is likely to worsen,...
Carbyne: An unusual form of carbon
18/11/2020 - Researchers explore new ways to rid the environment of co-occurring toxic chemicals, TCE and perchlorate. To accomplish this, Fe0 in combination with microbial cultures containing an unusual microbe...
Tropical peatland conservation could protect humans from new diseases
18/11/2020 - New insights into the mechanisms behind how cancer-causing agents in the environment activate genetic recombination in DNA could help to explain some of the effects of exposure as well as predicting...
New technology allows more precise view of the smallest nanoparticles
17/11/2020 - Ecologists have been using recordings of animal noises to assess biodiversity in sub-tropical Japan. The team assessed how effective these acoustic surveys were for pinpointing Okinawa's wild...
Novel glass materials made from organic and inorganic components
17/11/2020 - Recent cave exploration has turned up a tiny, top-heavy snail that glistens under the light of the microscope lens. Only 1.80 mm tall, this transparent snail bulges at the middle, giving a natural...
Weather-proof chip aims to take self-driving tech, wireless communications to next level
13/11/2020 - A new device can overcome challenges like bad weather to deliver more secure, reliable communications. This could aid military communications in challenging areas, improve the ability of self-driving...
Exercise classes can reduce loneliness, social isolation in seniors
13/11/2020 - A new hydrocarbon study contradicts conventional wisdom about how methane is trapped in rock, revealing a new strategy to more easily access the valuable energy resource.
Late-season Arctic research cruise reveals warm ocean temperatures, active ecosystem
12/11/2020 - Interest in an occupation matters, but not as much as you might think when it comes to job satisfaction. While it's not a strong predictor of satisfaction, a researcher found that it may help in...
Beetles cooperate in brood care
05/11/2020 - Microbes and other microscopic organisms could serve as sustainable 'factories' to create many types of industrial materials because they naturally convert nutrients such as sugars into...
New AI tool provides much-needed help to protein scientists across the world
04/11/2020 - The aim of the EU Nitrates Directive is to reduce nitrates leaking into the environment and to prevent pollution of water supplies. The widely accepted view is that this will help protect threatened...
Transparent soil-like substances provide window on soil ecology
04/11/2020 - Coral reefs are hotspots of biodiversity. As they can withstand heavy storms, they offer many species a safe home. A team has now discovered that a very specific type of 'cement' is...
To survive asteroid impact, algae learned to hunt
03/11/2020 - Tiny, seemingly harmless ocean plants survived the darkness of the asteroid strike that killed the dinosaurs by learning a ghoulish behavior -- eating other living creatures.
World's first agreed guidance for people with diabetes to exercise safely
03/11/2020 - An academic has helped draw up a landmark agreement amongst international experts, setting out the world's first standard guidance on how people with diabetes can use modern glucose monitoring...
Agriculture: A loan for lean season
03/11/2020 - Researchers have found that snow cover is on the decline in northeastern US due to climate change and by the end of century, the vernal window, sometimes referred to as mud season, could be two to...
Events - “Renewable Solutions: looking towards 2050” workshop - 4 November 2020, Online
03/11/2020 - SAIMM and the PreMa project present the "Renewable olutions: looking towards 2050" workshop on 4 November 2020.Open discussion on three important questions: What actions should be...
China's most important trees are hiding in plain sight
03/11/2020 - Scientists have synthesized long-term biodiversity data from 12 immense forest study plots spanning 1,500 miles, from China's far north to its southern tropics. Their results point to maple...