A rare research equipment lost at sea 4 years ago has been found. Its contents may contain valuable information about the behavior of gray seals on Sable Island.
Most dogs live on average from ten to 14 years. Of course, some may be long-lived, others may be predisposed to certain diseases. But is there a universal way to prolong the life of your pet? Scientists from the University of Nottingham Trent know a few secrets!
Scientists have found that female Jacobin hummingbirds prefer to wear male plumage - this allows them to be attacked less by males during feeding.
It is fashionable to grow flowers now: this hobby has long attracted not only quiet decent pensioners, but also very extravagant people. The world of indoor plants is very diverse: for each of us there is a flower suitable in character, temperament and degree of originality.
Researchers from the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) and Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz (JGU) have learned how to create membrane-free organelles in thin films.
Non-coding RNA in the cell enters some important organelles, regulates protein synthesis, accelerates individual reactions and participates in other biologically important processes. Often, the functioning of non-coding RNAs is ensured by stable interactions of nucleotides of one or more RNA molecules. A bioinformatician from MIPT and the Institute of Mathematical Problems of Biology of the Russian Academy of Sciences described the known structures of non-coding RNAs associated with adenine.
The island fox from the island of San Nicolas lives only on the most remote of the eight Channel Islands of California. Since recently, it has been in a low-risk group of extinction.
The global food market is intensively adapting to the post-pandemic era, trying to solve the problems of food waste and labor shortages. Three areas of the foodtech market are becoming the most interesting: vegetable meat, cellular meat (allowed for sale so far only in Singapore) and the production of fermented products. Andrey Zyuzin, Innovation Advisor at EFKO Group, Managing Partner of the Fuel for Growth venture fund, talks about the coolest startups in the direction.
Currently, assisted reproductive technologies used for the treatment of infertility allow you to get a long-awaited pregnancy in almost any clinical situation. With the help of the in vitro fertilization program, it is now possible to overcome not only the tubal factor (what this method was originally created for), but also male and endocrine infertility. In addition, using IVF, we have the opportunity to diagnose and select healthy embryos from parents who are carriers of genetic diseases.
A new study has found that giant carnivorous millipedes on an island in the South Pacific Ocean can eat up to 3,700 seabird chicks every year.