Dustin A. Ammendolia, William M. Bement & John H. Brumell
Published 13 April 2021
We’re welcoming submissions of research at the interface of physics and biology to our new Collection, guest edited by Senthil Arumugam, Shu Jia, Yanlan Mao, and Kandice Tanner.
Physiological traits that evolved as high altitude adaptation interact in a complex manner, demonstrated by the finding that increased affinity of hemoglobin to oxygen has adaptive value only when coupled to increased oxygen capacity of the tissue.
Egyptian fruit bats foraging in cities behave in a more exploratory manner than in rural environments, as they adjust their foraging strategies to a different distribution and abundance of fruit trees.
Suat Özbek and colleagues show that the astacin family protease HAS-7 maintains a single head organizer in Hydra through Wnt proteolysis, demonstrating their role in the global patterning of the oral-aboral axis.
Genomic history of the Italian population recapitulates key evolutionary dynamics of both Continental and Southern Europeans
Marco Sazzini et al.
Published on: 22 May 2020
Wonky whales: the evolution of cranial asymmetry in cetaceans
Ellen Coombs et al.
Published on: 10 July 2020
Tandem gene duplications drive divergent evolution of caffeine and crocin biosynthetic pathways in plants
Zhichao Xu et al.
Published on: 18 June 2020
Relationship between oxygen consumption and neuronal activity in a defined neural circuit
Suzan Özugur et al.
Published on: 03 July 2020
Protein assembly systems in natural and synthetic biology
Giulio Chiesa et al.
Published: 26 March 2020
Improving the usability and comprehensiveness of microbial databases
Caitlin Loeffler et al.
Published: 07 April 2020
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Cisplatin and carboplatin result in similar gonadotoxicity in immature human testis with implications for fertility preservation in childhood cancer
Melissa D. Tharmalingam et al.
Published in BMC Medicine 04 December 2020
Published in BMC Biology 19 August 2020
DNA methylation and body mass index from birth to adolescence: meta-analyses of epigenome-wide association studies
Florianne Vehmeijer et al.
Published in Genome Medicine 25 November 2020
The Tug1 lncRNA locus is essential for male fertility
Jordan Lewandowski et al.
Published in Genome Biology 07 September 2020
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Who's a Bonehead? Novel Insights into Evolutionary History from Reptilian Skull Roof Structure
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