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 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.
May 3, 2015|
Species die-offs are expected to accelerate as greenhouse gases accumulate, according to a meta-analysis.
April 24, 2015|
One study shows the insects prefer food laced with pesticides, while another adds to the evidence that the chemicals are harmful to some pollinators.
April 21, 2015|
A retrovirus embedded in the human genome may help protect embryos from other viruses, and influence fetal development.