The emergence of blood abnormalities, an adult ability to digest milk, and changes in our physical appearance point to the continued evolution of the human race.
December 31, 2015|
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December 21, 2015|
In 2015, The Scientist dove deep into the latest research on aging, HIV, hearing, and obesity.
November 26, 2015|
Scientists document the characteristics and connections of mouse neocortical neurons to establish the most detailed microcircuit map to date.
November 12, 2015|
Scientists identify a barrier in mice between the intestine and its blood supply, and suggest how Salmonella sneaks through it.
November 5, 2015|
Deficiency in a protein called pejvakin makes inner ear cells more vulnerable to sound, unable to brace themselves against oxidative stress stimulated by noise.
October 26, 2015|
Given the right environment, cKit+ cells from the mouse heart can develop into new cardiac muscle, according to a study.
September 30, 2015|
Scientists discover a novel antibacterial molecule that targets a vital RNA regulatory element.
September 16, 2015|
Evening consumption of the drug leads human circadian rhythms to lag.
September 10, 2015|
Cortical interneurons in mice exhibit activity-dependent alterations to their characteristic firing patterns.
September 3, 2015|
Online scientific journals are sacrificing the quality of research articles to make a buck.