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.
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 23, 2014|
An analysis of the transcriptomes of several fruit fly strains reveals dozens of possible de novo genes in each.
January 20, 2014|
Researchers build a device that harvests and stores energy from the mechanical movements of a beating heart.
January 16, 2014|
Ant, bee, and wasp queens emit a similar class of pheromones that sterilize their workers, hinting at a shared ancestry for these chemicals.
January 14, 2014|
A new analysis suggests that placental mammals originated while dinosaurs were dominant, contradicting a recent high-profile study.