Stories by Bob Yirka

Adult sex ratio linked to gender chromosomes

(—A team of researchers with members from institutions in Hungary, the U.S. and the U.K. has found a link between the adult sex ratio (ASR) and gender chromosome differences. In their paper published ...

13 hours ago

Researchers flip riboswitch to kill bacteria

(—A team of researchers working for pharmaceutical company Merck has found an instance of a molecule that is able to flip a switch in a bacterium that prevents it from synthesizing a needed nutrient, ...

Oct 01, 2015