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A study that identified genes linked to communication between different areas of the brain has been retracted by its authors because of statistical flaws.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 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.
July 10, 2014|
Cognitive testing in chimpanzee pedigrees reveals a genetic basis for intelligence.
June 25, 2014|
E. coli repeatedly exposed to ampicillin adapt to stay dormant for longer periods of time—just long enough to outlast the antibiotic treatment.