DNA from the 40,000-year-old bones of a modern human found in Europe contains Neanderthal genes.
July 1, 2015|
Nutrient levels in soil don’t add up when food chains combine.
June 25, 2015|
Researchers have found the New Guinea flatworm, one of the world’s most invasive species, in Florida, putting native ecosystems at serious risk.
June 24, 2015|
Specialized cardiac cells in the mouse heart appear to be the long-sought-after proliferative heart cells.
June 23, 2015|
An epigenetic variant of cytosine is stable in the genomes of living mice, suggesting a possible expansion of the DNA alphabet.
June 17, 2015|
Actin—the bones of the cell—has a preference for swirling into a counterclockwise pattern.
June 11, 2015|
With the deletion of a single gene, female Japanese rice fish can produce sperm.
June 10, 2015|
Scientists inject flexible, electronic mesh structures into mouse brains to track neurons in real time.
May 19, 2015|
They aren't neurons, but in rats, glial cells in the brain called astrocytes (red) play a major role in repetitive motions like chewing and breathing.
May 13, 2015|
Researchers tweak gene expression in chicken embryos that may have been crucial to the evolutionary transition from dinosaur noses to bird bills.