Biology

Mind the gap: Space inside eggs steers first few steps of life

Imagine sitting at a meeting where the shape of the table and your place at it might impact how you get along with the other …

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Biodiversity

Jellyfish’s stinging cells hold clues to biodiversity

The cnidocytes — or stinging cells — that are characteristic of sea anemones, hydrae, corals and jellyfish, and make us careful of our feet while …

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Artificial

One step closer to artificial rhino eggs

To prevent the extinction of the northern white rhino, the international consortium BioRescue is attempting to create artificial egg cells from stem cells. A team …

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cells

The cellular response that protects pigs from COVID-19

Iowa State University scientists may have uncovered an important clue that sheds light on why pigs don’t get sick when exposed to the coronavirus. Studies …

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animals

Stem cell study paves way for manufacturing cultured meat

Scientists have for the first time obtained stem cells from livestock that grow under chemically defined conditions, paving the way for manufacturing cell cultured meat …

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