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shift 1. The act of shifting. Specifically: The act of putting one thing in the place of another, or of changing the place... Read More

Rotating shift workers have lower levels of serotonin

WESTCHESTER, Ill. -- People who work rotating shifts have significantly lower levels of serotonin, a hormone and... Read More

Search and Discovery Strategies for Biotechnology: the Paradigm Shift

Search and Discovery Strategies for Biotechnology: the Paradigm Shift By: Alan T. Bull, Alan C. Ward, and Michael... Read More

After A Time-Shift, Mixed Signals From The Circadian Clock

Circadian rhythms in mammalian behavior, physiology, and biochemistry are controlled by the central clock within a brain... Read More

From Icehouse To Hothouse: Melting Ice And Rising Carbon Dioxide Caused Climate Shift

Three hundred million years ago, Earth's climate shifted dramatically from icehouse to hothouse, with major environmental... Read More

Evolution Impacts Environment: Fundamental Shift in How Biologists Perceive Relationship Between Evolution and Ecology

Biologists have known for long that ecology, the interaction between organisms and their environment, plays a significant... Read More

Pressured by predators, lizards see rapid shift in natural selection

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Countering the widespread view of evolution as a process played out over the course of eons, evolutionary... Read More

Frameshift mutation

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, PhD Definition noun, plural: frameshift mutations (genetics) A type of gene... Read More

Model Of Internal Clocks Reveals How Jet Lag Disrupts The System

Model Of Internal Clocks Reveals How Jet Lag Disrupts The System Symptoms of extreme jet lag may result from the body... Read More

Health in a 24-hour society

The increasing demand of many societies for people to work outside office hours could have negative influences on health,... Read More

The circadian basis of winter depression

Alfred J. Lewy*,, Bryan J. Lefler*, Jonathan S. Emens*, and Vance K. Bauer *Sleep and Mood Disorders Laboratory, Oregon... Read More

The body’s biological clock: alcohol may lead to physiological anarchy

Circadian rhythms refer to biological phenomena that oscillate within a 24-hour cycle, in keeping with the earth's... Read More

Natural selection

Natural Selection Definition What is natural selection in biology? Natural selection is defined as a process in nature... Read More

Young Mars Most Likely To Support Life, New Mineral History Shows

Mars started out relatively wet and temperate, underwent a major climate shift, and evolved into a cold, dry place strewn... Read More

Climate Crash: Abrupt Climate Change And What It Means For Our Future

Climate Crash: Abrupt Climate Change And What It Means For Our Future    ... Read More

The history of biochemistry in India

UD Deshmukh, GV Phatarphekar, SP DandekarDepartment of Biochemistry, Seth G. S. Medical College and K. E. M. Hospital,... Read More

Regional warming-induced species shift in NW Mediterranean marine caves

The north-western Mediterranean Sea has a high biodiversity reflecting a mixture of temperate and subtropical species. But... Read More

Problems in bioclimatology


Next-Generation Biomaterials To Help Body Heal Itself

The next generation of biomaterials will help the body heal itself by prompting cells to repair their own tissues,... Read More

Food-Related Clock In The Brain Identified

In investigating the intricacies of the body's biological rhythms, scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center... Read More

Adolescents feel less biological pressure to head to bed early

Sleep trigger slower in teens than children Providence, RI – A new study by leading sleep experts finds that the... Read More

Negative effects of caffeine are stronger on daytime sleep than on nocturnal sleep

  Montreal, October 2, 2006 -- A new study at the Université de Montréal has concluded that people drinking coffee to... Read More

Metabolic network driven analysis of genome-wide transcription data from Aspergillus nidulans

Metabolic network driven analysis of genome-wide transcription data from Aspergillus nidulans Helga David1, Gerald Hofmann2,... Read More

Maturation index

maturation index An index indicating the degree of maturation attained by the vaginal epithelium as adjudged by the cell... Read More

Control and maintenance of mammalian cell size

Control and maintenance of mammalian cell size Stephen Cooper 1 1Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University... Read More

Found: An Underlying Pattern

Published by biologyonline.com on March 29, 2009   Mathematics, statistics and computational methods are some of... Read More

Fossilized Midges Provide Clues To Future Climate Change

Fossilized midges have helped scientists at the University of Liverpool identify two episodes of abrupt climate change... Read More

Severity of OSA Linked to Sedentary Lifestyle

January 24, 2009 -- Not only is OSA linked to insulin resistance and liver disease independent of obesity, but at least... Read More

Virtual Reconstruction Of A Neanderthal Woman’s Birth Canal Reveals Insights Into Evolution Of Human Child Birth

Researchers from the University of California at Davis (USA) and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in... Read More

The Emerald Planet: How Plants Changed Earth’s History

The Emerald Planet: How Plants Changed Earth's History     ... Read More

New field-deployable biosensor detects avian influenza virus in minutes instead of days

Quick identification of avian influenza infection in poultry is critical to controlling outbreaks, but current detection... Read More

Charles Darwin: More Than the Origin

Although Charles Darwin is most well-known for his book On the Origin of Species, in which he described the process of... Read More

Increased Prevalence Of Left-Handedness Found In Children With Facial Development Disorder

A new study by physician researchers from Hasbro Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital Boston has identified an... Read More

Humans Prompted New Paths For Parasites

December 11, 2008 — Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists are tracking how the dissemination of the parasite... Read More

Bringing Bison Back to North American Landscapes

The next 10 to 20 years could be extremely significant for restoring wild populations of American bison to their original... Read More

Researchers Find Biological Clock For Smell In Mice

Biologists at Washington University in St. Louis have discovered a large biological clock in the smelling center of mice... Read More

Sea Level Rises Offer New Explanation For Puzzling Biological Divide Along Malay Peninsula

Ecologists at the University of California, San Diego, offer a new explanation for an apparently abrupt switch in the kinds... Read More

Errors Involving Medications Common In Outpatient Cancer Treatment

January 1, 2009 — Seven percent of adults and 19 percent of children taking chemotherapy drugs in outpatient clinics or... Read More

Preserved Shark Fossil Adds Evidence To Great White’s Origins

March 13, 2009 — A new University of Florida study could help resolve a long-standing debate in shark paleontology: From... Read More