Monthly Archives: February 2016
At the University of Duke, scientists have been working with fruit flies to try and discover how nerves develop, and they may have had a breakthrough in puzzling together how flies develop neurons that regulate their keen sense of smell.
A new study has discovered a network of genes that enable sharks to develop and regenerate their teeth throughout their lifetime. These genes allow sharks to replace whole rows of their teeth in a conveyor belt type fashion. Although scientists … Keep Reading
Science-fiction movies are a genius way to get average Americans interested in science. The Martian garnered massive interest in NASA, which the organization capitalized on with their timely announcement about discovering water on Mars. With the upcoming movie, Deadpool, biologists … Keep Reading
According to the Mayo Clinic, lupus is a “chronic inflammatory disease that occurs when the immune system attacks the body’s own organs and tissues”. It is exceptionally difficult to diagnose, as no two cases are the same. The name comes … Keep Reading
Ocellaris Clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris)Image from Wikimedia Commons From the family favorite movie Finding Nemo, we all know about the clown fish’s (Amphiprion) “shocking” home of choice, the sea anemone. These funny fish have a mutualistic relationship, with their killer domicile … Keep Reading
All around the world many of people suffer from Schizophrenia. According to the National Institute of Mental Health Schizophrenia “is a chronic and severe mental disorder that affects how a person thinks, feels, and behaves.” Some of the symptoms include … Keep Reading