Biomedicine & Biotech

The strong woody material of plants is a composite of 70% cellulose which we can break down to create fuels, chemicals and materials and lignin an outer coating that is quite hard to remove and makes getting at the cellulose difficult and therefor

Malignant brain tumors are an especially bad type of cancer for a number of reasons.

As my co-worker handed me an advertisement addressed to me, she said “I know you are going to throw it out, but that’s your call” while we laughed in unison at my historical lack of guile given the circumstance.

Among the apocryphal quotes is that of Robert Oppenheimer, upon the detonation of the first atomic bomb: “Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.” A policy discussion in Science echoes those concerns about horizontal environmental genetic

Senator Elizabeth Warren, who has taken flak for her claims to Native American ancestry, just released the results of a genetic test that definitively proves... well, nothing. She might be 1/32nd Native American. Or 1/1,024th.

According to legend, organic farms are the way Mother Nature meant for us to live.

To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the entry into force of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, the Secretariat of the Convention on Biodiversity (CBD), part of UN Environment, ask

Mosquitoes are some of the most deadly creatures on the planet.

The last major cultivated plant that didn't have its genome sequenced has finally gotten its day in the colinearity sun. The sugarcane genome has entered the modern molecular biology era.

Just like fingerprints, we all have a unique set of behavioral quirks.