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By Kate Yandell | July 23, 2014
Due to the effects of climate change, female fur seals that successfully breed do so later in life and are more likely to have increased variability within their genomes.
By Ruth Williams | July 23, 2014
The microbial contents of sand fly stomachs may have important consequences for the spread of leishmaniasis.
By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | July 23, 2014
Foregut microbes in Mojave Desert rats help the animals metabolize creosote toxins.
By Jef Akst | July 23, 2014
Researchers are on a mission to identify blood-borne biomarkers for dementia. Will this year’s high-profile successes pave the way?
By Jef Akst | July 22, 2014
Researchers determine that heritability outweighs non-genetic risk factors when it comes to the developmental disorder.
By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | July 22, 2014
Conversion of white fat to brown is associated with muscle atrophy and weight loss in cancer patients.
By Tracy Vence | July 18, 2014
Converting heart muscle to pacemaker cells in pigs; alternative splicing and the human proteome; questioning a reported yogurt mold-illness link; H. pylori swiftly find mouse stomach injuries
By Jef Akst | July 18, 2014
A Florida man becomes the first US resident who has not recently traveled outside the country to be diagnosed with an infection from the mosquito-borne virus.
By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | July 17, 2014
A new study finds that Helicobacter pylori home in on small lesions in the stomach and promote ulceration within minutes of epithelial injury.
By Tracy Vence | July 17, 2014
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
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