Category Archives: Biology News

Fresh Bio News!

Here’s some new news from the realm of Biology!

 

Bacteria using Far-Red-Light to Photosynthesize

 

New Evidence of Sympatric Evolution (A new species evolving inside of an existing population with no geographic barriers)

 

Animals may have more Language Structure than previously thought

 

Jurassic Mammals may have been picky eaters

 

Fresh Discoveries: Ants closer to Bees, Climate Change, and Organ Recovery from Blood Vessels

Ants:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/10/131008102557.htm

 

Climate Change:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/10/131009133216.htm

 

Blood Vessels:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/10/131008152218.htm

Fresh Bio News: Early Lizards, RNA Editing Sites, and More!

As you can probably, I really like Science Daily, but there are a ton of other awesome sites, too, like I fucking Love Science on Facebook.

Early Lizards

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/09/130924193616.htm

 

Songbird Syntax (yes, it’s a thing)

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/09/130926123453.htm

 

Beetle Builders

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/09/130927123422.htm

 

RNA Editing

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/09/130929142735.htm

 

Internal Tide Clocks (for some organisms)

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/09/130926123323.htm

 

Source of Tannins Found!

Hey Everyone! Tannins are a compound vital to wine making. It’s what gives body to red wines (white wines usually don’t have tannins because they’re not fermented on their skins and/or the white grape varieties weren’t bred to have many tannins).  But until now, we have had no idea where they originated in the cell. I thought this was a nice interest piece for here in Napa.

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/37597/title/New-Organelle–The-Tannosome/

Fresh News: Restoring Acid-Rain Damaged Forests, Insight into Explosion of Animal Life, and Dinosaur/Bird Wind Tunnel Tests

Acid-Rain Restoration:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/09/130919093724.htm

Animal Evolution Explosion

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/09/130919142202.htm

Dinosaur/Bird Flight

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/09/130918090545.htm

The Effect of Environment Diversity on Biodiversity

New research into how much diversity in the environment is needed to promote good biodiversity.