How male and female brains diverge is a hotly debated topic, but the study of model organisms points to differences that cannot be ignored.
April 8, 2015|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Covering the life sciences inside and out
April 6, 2015|
A tumor-secreted protein interferes with insulin signaling to cause cancer-linked muscle wasting in fruit flies.
April 2, 2015|
A dendritic cell vaccine targeting melanoma patients’ tumor-specific mutations can activate a broad range of cancer-fighting T cells.
April 1, 2015|
Preemptive detection and intervention will be key to easing the growing burden of cancer, particularly in developing countries.
March 31, 2015|
Armed with the right adjuvant system, vaccines are poised to tackle one of the world’s most intractable diseases.
March 4, 2015|
A newly discovered 2.8 million-year-old jawbone is thought to be that of a direct human ancestor.
February 26, 2015|
Strong selective pressure can lead to rapid and reproducible evolution in bacteria.
February 23, 2015|
Scientists develop synthetic blood-based biomarkers to amplify tumor signals in a mouse model.
February 18, 2015|
A National Institutes of Health-funded consortium publishes 111 reference maps of DNA and histone marks.
February 3, 2015|
Within days of their transfer to a dish, a certain epigenetic mark vanishes from mouse cells.