January 23, 2016

New method for making biofuels is cheaper and better for the environment

Carbon dioxide delivered to microalgae can be harvested to make renewable fuels   Chemical and Biomolecular Engineers from the Melbourne School of Engineering have discovered a […]
January 23, 2016

Powerful machine-learning technique uncovers unknown features of important bacterial pathogen

A powerful new machine-learning technique can be applied to large datasets in the biological sciences to uncover previously unknown features of organisms and their genes, according […]
January 23, 2016

Can a quirky chromosome create a second human species?

In this age of genome sequencing, we can lose sight of the importance of how our genomes are distributed over 23 pairs of chromosomes. Rearrangements of […]
January 15, 2016

Scientists discover a drought tolerance gene that may help plants fight against global warming

(upper panel) Arabidopsis under normal condition is shown; growth of control plant (left) the same as plants (middle and right) with increased ACBP2 protein. (lower panel) […]