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.
July 23, 2014|
July 10, 2014|
Cognitive testing in chimpanzee pedigrees reveals a genetic basis for intelligence.
July 3, 2014|
Scientists show how cell stress both prevents and promotes cell suicide in a study that’s equally divisive.
June 25, 2014|
E. coli repeatedly exposed to ampicillin adapt to stay dormant for longer periods of time—just long enough to outlast the antibiotic treatment.
June 22, 2014|
ASC specks—protein aggregations that drive inflammation—are released from dying immune cells, expanding the reach of a defense response.
June 19, 2014|
An examination of 17 ancient skulls shows that some Neanderthal features arose as far back as 430,000 years ago.
June 9, 2014|
Humans and coral share a cell-death pathway that has been conserved between them for more than half a billion years.
May 29, 2014|
Two island populations of male crickets independently evolved to evade parasites by keeping quiet, and have come up with a way to sneak matings with females that still seek the male courtship song.
May 8, 2014|
Running causes rodents to forget their fears in part because of increased hippocampal neurogenesis, a study shows.
April 30, 2014|
Researchers report the first evidence of cryopreservation by an overwintering insect in which stores of an uncommon lipid are critical.