Biology News

  • Cancer Protein Revealed

    Cancer Protein Revealed

    October 1, 2004

    X-ray “snapshots” capture the moves of a key cancer proteinBy Eva EmersonOctober 2004A USC College scientist has captured the first-ever views of a potent cancer protein in action, revealing new details about how… more>

    categories: research

    tags: biology, cancer, professor, science

  • Nitrogen-fixing Nanoplankton

    Nitrogen-fixing Nanoplankton

    September 1, 2004

    Tiny marine bacteria surprise scientists with their importance in global nitrogen cycle By Eva Emerson September 2004 Small, single-celled microbes play a significant role in the natural fertilization of the upper ocean,… more>

    categories: research

    tags: biology, professor, research

  • Hardwiring the Nervous System

    Hardwiring the Nervous System

    September 1, 2004

    How developing neurons find their way By Eva EmersonSeptember 2004 Before the brain can produce thought, control limbs or make us flinch in pain, innumerable connections must be built between the more than one hundred billion… more>

    categories: research

    tags: biology, professor, research

  • Quick on the Uptake

    Quick on the Uptake

    July 1, 2004

    By Eva EmersonJuly 2004 From his style (he prefers black) to his choice of jewelry (a small metal stud pierces his left eyebrow) and his preferred method of transportation (a 24-speed bicycle), USC College neurobiologist… more>

    categories: research

    tags: biology, professor, research