Recent Biology releases

Ugly and Facing Extinction: ‘World’s ugliest frog family’ faces extinction

[PRESSWIRE] La Paz, Bolivia - 10 October, 2018 -- What may well be the world’s ugliest family of frogs is facing extinction before some of them even have a name for their species - due to a deadly fungus, climate change and pollution.

Macrogen Launches 'Easybox', a Premium Temperature-Controlled Package

[PRESSWIRE] SEOUL, South Korea - 13 September, 2016 -- The precision medicine biotechnology enterprise Macrogen (CEO Hyeon-yong Jeong, www.macrogen.com) (KOSDAQ:038290) announced today its new premium temperature-controlled packaging named ‘Easybox’ for customers in the gene and genome analytics service industry worldwide.

When, and where did the “Siberian unicorn” vanish?

[PRESSWIRE] Tomsk, Russia - 04.04.16 - Today, university researchers have discovered that the “unicorn” was last seen ‘only’ 29,000 years ago in Kazakhstan. The article describing the newly-identified location of the fossil in Pavlodar Irtysh, was published in February 2016 in the American Journal of Applied Science.

NexSteppe Inc. CEO Selected to Receive the 2016 BIO Rosalind Franklin Award

[PRESSWIRE] WASHINGTON - 30 March, 2016 -- The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) announced today that President and CEO of NexSteppe, Anna Rath, has been selected by a committee of her peers to be the recipient of the 2016 BIO Rosalind Franklin Award. The Rosalind Franklin Award was established by BIO to honor an outstanding woman in the field of industrial biotechnology.

Elk population discovered in Western Siberia that has fossil DNA

[PRESSWIRE] Tomsk, Russia - 11.02.16 -- Biologists from Tomsk University (Tomsk, Russia) have identified a surviving population of elk in Western Siberia whose DNA contains unique genetic features. This discovery suggests that Siberia is a unique genetic reserve, and opens up the possibility of investigating their origins and population movement over tens of thousands of years.