Daily News

Most Recent

New mechanism for dementia?

By | February 28, 2011

The voracious clearing of injured and dying cells that could have otherwise recovered may contribute to neurodegenerative disease

0 Comments

Mad science?

By | February 25, 2011

A documentary about the research of neuroscientist Robert White goes beyond his macabre head-transplant experiments to highlight his contributions to science

3 Comments

Fungus fights malaria?

By | February 24, 2011

A genetically modified fungus that targets not mosquitoes, but the malaria parasites inside, could be a powerful tool for malaria eradication

7 Comments

Supplemental or detrimental?

By | February 24, 2011

Journals debate the value of supplemental materials

11 Comments

Mud made of fish poop

By | February 22, 2011

Fish excrement found in seafloor sediment forces scientists to rethink the way they reconstruct earth's climate history

7 Comments

Multicellular evolution not linear

By | February 22, 2011

New genetic analyses show that multicellularity was gained -- and lost -- several times in the blue-green algae

1 Comment

Opinion: When to hunt the rare

By | February 22, 2011

Hunting can generate revenue to boost conservation efforts, but when should it be allowed for endangered populations?

7 Comments

News from AAAS

By | February 21, 2011

Some highlights from the annual AAAS conference, held in Washington, DC, this past weekend

1 Comment

Top 7 in biochemistry

By | February 21, 2011

A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in biochemistry and related areas, from Faculty of 1000

0 Comments

Misconduct and adventure

By | February 17, 2011

The Lab, a new interactive film from the Office of Research Integrity, is a fresh approach to research misconduct training

5 Comments

Popular Now

  1. Male Fish Borrows Egg to Clone Itself
  2. How to Tell a Person’s “Brain Age”
  3. Life Science Funding Cuts Leaked
    The Nutshell Life Science Funding Cuts Leaked

    According to a document posted online less than a day before the release of the official 2018 budget proposal, the National Institutes of Health could face even deeper cuts than previously suggested by the Trump administration.

  4. Cooking Up Cancer?
    Notebook Cooking Up Cancer?

    Overcooked potatoes and burnt toast contain acrylamide, a potential carcinogen that researchers have struggled to reliably link to human cancers.

AAAS