DNA from the 40,000-year-old bones of a modern human found in Europe contains Neanderthal genes.
May 15, 2012|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
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April 26, 2012|
A population of neurons in pigeon brains encodes direction, intensity, and polarity of the Earth’s magnetic field.
April 25, 2012|
From breast milk stem cells to bone repair, this year’s EB conference held a number of exciting advances that could one day be translated into therapies.
April 10, 2012|
Social insect soldiers not only protect the colony from insect invasions; some also secrete strong antifungal compounds to kill microscopic enemies.
April 4, 2012|
A roundup of recent research announced this week at the annual conference of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).
April 3, 2012|
A new study shows that grooming by ants promotes colony-wide resistance to fungal infections by transferring small amounts of pathogen to nestmates.
March 29, 2012|
Two new cancer cell line databases bursting with genomic and drug profiling data may help researchers identify drug targets.
March 28, 2012|
House wrens forced to invest extra resources in their offspring produced bigger sons and daughters with stronger immune systems.