A biotech company reports that an experimental treatment elongated its CEO’s telomeres.
December 18, 2014|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Covering the life sciences inside and out
December 11, 2014|
Scientists complete the largest-ever comparative genomic study of birds.
November 27, 2014|
Whole-genome sequences of 16 different mosquito species reveal rapid evolution and could inform malaria research.
November 19, 2014|
Bacteria in the gut of a pregnant mouse strengthen the blood-brain barrier of her developing fetus.
November 17, 2014|
Scientists uncover striking differences between mouse and human gene expression across a variety of tissues.
November 13, 2014|
Many social factors contributed to the evolution of male infanticide in mammal societies.
November 12, 2014|
The ongoing Ebola epidemic in West Africa is drawing more money to study the virus, but what about funding for African science in general?
November 11, 2014|
A light-inducible optogenetic implant in mice, powered by EEG, responds to a human participant’s mental state.
November 6, 2014|
Researchers create a phylogenetic tree of insects by comparing the sequences of 1,478 protein-coding genes among species.