September 5, 2014|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Covering the life sciences inside and out
September 4, 2014|
A study that identified genes linked to communication between different areas of the brain has been retracted by its authors because of statistical flaws.
August 27, 2014|
Scientists use optogenetics to swap out negative memories for positive ones—and vice versa—in mice.
August 21, 2014|
Hummingbirds perceive sweetness through a receptor with which other vertebrates taste savory foods.
August 7, 2014|
Early neurons reprogrammed from human skin cells show unprecedented axonal growth in a rat model of spinal cord injury.
July 30, 2014|
Hibernation-related proteins are common even in non-hibernating animals, a study shows.
July 28, 2014|
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
July 25, 2014|
A transgene designed to attract methylation to the promoter of a tumor-suppressor gene leads to tumorigenesis in a mouse model.
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.