June 28, 2016|
Researchers examine the blood of people infected with dengue virus, finding a few Zika-neutralizing antibodies among mostly enhancing ones.
June 28, 2016|
May 12, 2016|
Researchers uncover the first example of a eukaryotic organism that lacks the organelles.
March 31, 2016|
A detailed structure of the pathogen highlights its similarities to—and one major difference from—other flaviviruses.
March 24, 2016|
Scientists build a living cellular organism with a genome smaller than any known in nature.
March 4, 2016|
Scientists provide a potential biological link between Zika virus infection and microcephaly.
March 3, 2016|
Endogenous retroviruses in the human genome can regulate genes involved in innate immune responses.
February 23, 2016|
By tweaking certain conditions of a long-running experiment on E. coli, scientists found that some bacteria could be prompted to express a mutant phenotype sooner, without the “generation of new genetic information.” The resulting debate—whether the data support evolutionary theory—is more about semantics than science.
December 16, 2015|
Bacteria growing in an unchanging environment continue to adapt indefinitely.
November 16, 2015|
Mammals diversified 30 million years later than previously estimated, according to a new analysis of an ancient fossil.
September 30, 2015|
Researchers uncover evidence that a retrovirus embedded within the human genome may play a role in the pathology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.