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January 18, 2015
Silk-weaving ant study sees new behavior
A James Cook University Professor's study of silk-weaving ants is promising to change our understanding of how all creatures work together.

Defining adhesion clusters
Scientists at the Mechanobiology Institute at the National University of Singapore have discovered the molecular mechanisms responsible for the formation of the adherens junction at the nanoscale level.

New hope for fighting major fungal disease in durum wheat
A variety of wheat that is resistant to a destructive fungal disease has been found to have specialized and protective cell walls, according to research published in BMC Plant Biology. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to