A new study reveals how the amygdala is involved in controlling predatory behavior in mice.
December 19, 2016|
Selected quotes from an eventful year
Covering the life sciences inside and out
December 15, 2016|
The year’s most impressive achievements include methods to watch translation in cells, trace cell fates, avoid mitochondrial mutations, edit DNA, and build antibiotics from scratch.
November 18, 2016|
A combination of the traditional metric and the newer h5 index potentiates the scientific community toward more-balanced evaluation.
September 28, 2016|
More papers correlate with top-cited research for more-established academics, but not newly minted professors, according to a study.
September 21, 2016|
Caffeine-producing plants use three different biochemical pathways and two different enzyme families to make the same molecule.
September 8, 2016|
As E. coli bacteria spread over increasingly concentrated antibiotics, researchers discover novel evolutionary pathways that confer resistance.
August 31, 2016|
The Broad Institute and Rockefeller University disagree over which scientists should be named as inventors on certain patents involving the gene-editing technology.
August 15, 2016|
Researchers apply in vitro evolution to generate an RNA enzyme capable of copying and amplifying RNA.
July 21, 2016|
Symbiotic gut bacteria evolved and diverged along with ape and human lineages, researchers find.
May 17, 2016|
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes