November 17, 2013|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Covering the life sciences inside and out
November 14, 2013|
New analysis suggests that domestic dogs evolved from European wolves that interacted with human hunter-gatherers.
November 13, 2013|
From determining structures to figuring out functions, brain-mapping scientists are applying new technologies to understand the hub of the central nervous system.
October 31, 2013|
Neurons within a person’s brain exhibit striking variations in DNA copy number.
October 24, 2013|
Grasshopper mice harbor mutations in a pain-transmitting sodium channel that allow them to prey on highly toxic bark scorpions.
October 14, 2013|
Researchers have discovered a 46-million-year-old female mosquito containing the remnants of the insect’s final blood meal.
September 4, 2013|
Researchers find genome-wide evidence of convergent evolution between bats and dolphins.
September 1, 2013|
Researchers characterize drug-resistant tuberculosis by analyzing the genomes of more than 500 Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from around the world.
August 28, 2013|
Three-dimensional tissues called “cerebral organoids” can model the earliest stages of brain development.