March 7, 2012|
Meet the species whose DNA has recently been sequenced.
Covering the life sciences inside and out
February 29, 2012|
After 10 years in development, a novel mouse population proves its mettle in complex trait research.
February 20, 2012|
A roundup of recent research announced last weekend at the annual conference of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
February 17, 2012|
The World Health Organization announced today that it recommends publishing the two controversial H5N1 papers in full, as soon as a few details are worked out. And Science is listening.
February 15, 2012|
Often thought to be artifacts of the lab, prions in yeast may actually drive the evolution of beneficial traits.
February 8, 2012|
A single mutant cell breaks free of its neighbors in the early stages of cancer development.
February 7, 2012|
Only a quarter of Clostridium difficile infections in one hospital system were traced to contact with a symptomatic patient.
January 30, 2012|
Research in yeast shows that aneuploidy is both a consequence of and an adaptation to stress.
January 23, 2012|
Brain scans reveal the surprising secret of magic mushrooms’ hallucinogenic effect.
January 13, 2012|
Two new sequencing machines will read a human genome in 24 hours.