Daily News

Most Recent

Behavior brief

By | January 28, 2011

A round up of recent discoveries in behavior research


Research at recess

By | January 28, 2011

A gaggle of British primary school children has published important findings on bee behavior


Gene swap key to evolution

By | January 27, 2011

Horizontal gene transfer accounts for the majority of prokaryotic protein evolution


Dad's genes affect dominance

By | January 26, 2011

Researchers find that the paternal alleles of an unusual imprinted gene regulate social behavior, while the maternal alleles affect fetal growth


New circadian timer?

By | January 26, 2011

Researchers identify a metabolic pathway that appears to maintain its own 24-hour cycle, challenging the traditional view of a purely transcription-driven biological clock


Q&A: Alzheimer's trial disconnect

By | January 26, 2011

While preclinical studies identify ways to prevent Alzheimer's disease in animals, human trials test these same therapies in symptomatic patients -- long after they are most likely to be effective


Model worm susceptible to virus

By | January 25, 2011

Researchers discover the first virus that can infect Caenorhabditis elegans


Opinion: Training home and away

By | January 25, 2011

China's graduate stipend programs offer great opportunities for students and host institutions, but some of the programs' publication requirements may need amending


Top 7 in neuroscience

By | January 24, 2011

A snapshot of the highest-F1000-ranked articles in neuroscience and related areas

1 Comment

Cancer pilfers cell powerhouse

By | January 20, 2011

An atypical form of contagious canine cancer may steal its host's mitochondria when its own succumb to DNA damage

1 Comment

Popular Now

  1. Monsanto Buys Rights to CRISPR
    The Nutshell Monsanto Buys Rights to CRISPR

    The US agribusiness secures a global, nonexclusive licensing agreement from the Broad Institute to use the gene-editing technology for agricultural applications.

  2. How Plants Evolved Different Ways to Make Caffeine
  3. ESP on Trial
    Foundations ESP on Trial

    In the 1930s, parapsychologist Joseph Banks Rhine aimed to use scientific methods to confirm the existence of extrasensory perception, but faced criticisms of dubious analyses and irreproducible results.

  4. Another DNA Vaccine for Zika Shows Promise