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3D x-ray film: Rapid movements in real time
Scientists have developed a new technique that records 3D X-ray films showing the internal movements of organisms on a tiny precise scale.
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New hope against glioblastoma: Anti-psychotic medications
Researchers have discovered FDA-approved anti-psychotic drugs have tumor-killing activity against the most aggressive form of primary brain cancer, glioblastoma. Full article >>

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Are humans hybrids?
Many facts suggest the answer is yes. Full article >>

Lou Gehrig's Disease: A cure?
A study led by University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute researchers has revealed how ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) is transmitted from cell to cell, and suggests the spread of the disease can be blocked. Full article >>

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New digital camera: A bug's-eye view
A new digital camera has a lens that's based on the structure of an arthropod eye. Full article >>

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Biofuel production: New advance
Biofuel processing will be more efficient with a newly discovered enzyme-free ionic liquid pre-treatment. Full article >>



Some not-so-recent biotechnology news

(older articles):
Whale shark conservation: Help from holiday photos
King Richard III found at last: Identity verified by DNA
Wearable cameras: New insights into lifestyles and health
Marine robots: Detecting endangered whales
New cardiac device
Pluripotent stem cells: Moving toward regeneration
Link between blood clotting & immune response: Potential for new treatments
Cannabinoid synthesis deciphered
New lung health app
Self-healing hydrogels: Something new with lots of uses
Planarians: Immortal worms defy aging
Osteoporosis drug zaps malaria parasite in mice
Sharkskin: A hidden advantage
Sewage and caffeine: A close correlation
E4-ORF3: New cancer therapy?
Tumor suppressor MIG6: How it causes apoptosis
Metastasis stem cells: Detected in blood
Site of miRNA repression: Discovered by UC Riverside-led team
Green batteries from a plant
New DNA vaccine technology
To be a worker bee or not to be
A mammalian lung, in 3-D
A new way to track fish
A golden rule: New technique for fossils
Nucleosome structure: No evidence for 30-nm chromatin fibers
Wearable cameras
E4-ORF3: New cancer therapy?
DNA nanoparticle therapy: Shape matters
Experts propose 'cyber war' on cancer
Glioblastoma: Imaging a deadly cancer
Denisovan genome update
Asbestos-detector: First ever produced



Biology Current Events for kids:

What do elephants eat?
Read about the foods elephants eat. Full article >>

Giraffe habitat — Where giraffes live. Full article >>

About zebras — Zebra habitat and distribution. Full article >>

Where lions live — Lion habitat and distribution. Full article >>

The foods kangaroos eat — About kangaroo diet. Full article >>

Snake food — What snakes eat and how they eat it. Full article >>

Cheetahs — About the fastest land animal.
Where they live >> What they eat >>

More from Biology Current Events:

Golden Poison Frog
The most poisonous vertebrate known. Full article >>

Widow spiders: Most fatalities worldwide
Widow spiders are so widespread that they kill more people than do spiders of any other kind. Full article >>

What is a biologist?

Read about what biologists are and what they do. Full article >>

Biology topics
Read about the various fields of biology. Full article >>

Old but funny:

Reefer Madness - Not!
Study says pot won't drive you nuts. Full article >>

Darwin Jokes
Though many people wouldn't expect it, Darwin could be a funny guy. Some examples of Charles Darwin's not always gentle sense of humor. Full article >>



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