March 12, 2014|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Covering the life sciences inside and out
March 5, 2014|
Adipose fins, long considered vestigial, may have evolved multiple times as a key adaptation in some fish, study finds.
March 3, 2014|
The development of serrated polyps depends on bacteria present in the gut, a mouse study shows.
February 27, 2014|
A new camera system supports the visualization of gliomas stained with Tumor Paint, a chlorotoxin-based imaging agent that’s currently in clinical trials.
February 25, 2014|
A flexible, sensor-loaded membrane that fits snugly around the heart provides high-resolution monitoring of multiple cardiac health markers.
February 23, 2014|
Researchers use an adapted reprogramming technique to generate hepatocytes for the repopulation of an injured mouse liver.
February 20, 2014|
Researchers reveal the molecular mechanisms of Streptomyces platensis’s defense from its own antibiotics, which inhibit fatty acid synthesis in other microbes.
February 7, 2014|
Five reasons why scientists should stay out of debates over evolution.
January 29, 2014|
Swedish scientists have discovered why two antioxidants accelerate tumor growth in mice, helping to explain the results of disappointing human trials.
January 23, 2014|
An analysis of the transcriptomes of several fruit fly strains reveals dozens of possible de novo genes in each.