September 5, 2014|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Covering the life sciences inside and out
August 21, 2014|
Hummingbirds perceive sweetness through a receptor with which other vertebrates taste savory foods.
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.
July 14, 2014|
Researchers report an ability to detect several types of cancer in blood samples based on signatures of immune response, but some are skeptical about the utility of such a test.
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.