Biology Articles

Keep up with the latest trends and new insights in the field of Biology.

CRISPR-DIY
CRISPR DIY – biohacking genes at home

Have you ever thought of changing yourself for the better — genetically-speaking? Lately, CRISPR company..

Hallucinations – a brain glitch – apparently could occur in animals, too. At least, according to a recent experiment on lab mice using optogenetics technique. [Img credit: Rick Harris (Flickr), by CC BY-SA 2.0]
Hallucination – Are we the only ones “seeing” things or animals hallucinate, too?

Hallucination – a brain glitch -- is perceiving something that seems real. It can be quite scary and distres..

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Genetically “curing” an infertile crop plant into fertile again

Modifying plant mitochondrial DNA could improve genetic diversity and thereby increase fecundity and survival ..

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A New Theory on the Origin of Animal Multicellularity

Multicellular life, purportedly, started around 600 million years ago. From single-celled, certain organisms e..

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Hormone Production
Hormone Production

Hormones are chemical messengers produced by specialized glands and they were produced by switching on the genes designe..

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Leaves

Leaves are the major photosynthetic organ of a plant. Apart from that, they are also crucial to water movement. In this ..

Bryophytes
Bryophytes

Bryophytes are a plant group characterized by being nonvascular. They include the mosses, the liverworts, and the hornwo..

Homo Species
The Homo Species

The evolution of the species of the genus "Homo" led to the emergence of modern humans. Find out more about human evolut..