25 Oct 2021 - 17:06
Researchers from the Plant Epigenetics Unit grew mangrove trees under controlled conditions in the laboratory to see the effect of different salinity levels. Their findings were part of a new study...
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25 Oct 2021 - 17:00
(Left) Mangrove trees growing near the ocean experience high levels of salinity and are small in stature. (Right) Mangrove trees growing upriver have less saline, brackish conditions and grow taller...
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25 Oct 2021 - 16:49
Highlights Mangrove trees live in harsh environments and have evolved a remarkable resilience to stress Researchers have now decoded the genome of the mangrove tree, Bruguiera gymnorhiza, which...
Type: Press release
20 Oct 2021 - 00:00
A 3-month old cuttlefish (Sepia latimanus) in the active sleep-like state. This photo appeared in the news article...
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20 Oct 2021 - 00:00
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Type: News Article
15 Oct 2021 - 11:51
The video shows two mice, one of which is normal weight. The other mouse is obese, due to a loss of XRN1 in the forebrain. These mice were part of a recent iScience study, with the video appearing in...
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15 Oct 2021 - 11:44
In a new study published in iScience, researchers created mutant mice without XRN1 in the forebrain. XRN1 is a protein that plays a crucial role in degrading mRNA. The scientists found that...
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15 Oct 2021 - 10:46
Highlights Obesity is an increasingly serious public health issue, but the underlying molecular causes are not fully understood Now, scientists have found that loss of the protein, XRN1, which is...
Type: Press release
5 Oct 2021 - 17:16
The movie shows the goby, Lentipes armatus, and a similar fish with unique coloration, later described as a new species, Lentipes kijimuna, in a...
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5 Oct 2021 - 16:40
Courtship behavior of Lentipes armatus observed in a stream in Okinawa, Japan. A male (right) displays its sharp colorations to a female (left). This courtship behavior was reported in a...
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5 Oct 2021 - 16:36
DNA analysis looking at small changes throughout the whole genome sorted the Lentipes gobies into four different lineages that corresponded to the color pattern of the males. The grey, unfilled...
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5 Oct 2021 - 16:32
(Left) A male of the new species, Lentipes bunagaya, observed in a stream in Okinawa, Japan. (Right) A male of the new species, Lentipes palawanirufus, found in a stream in Palawan, Philippines....
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