The largely overlooked resident fungal community plays a critical role in human health and disease.
November 1, 2013|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Covering the life sciences inside and out
October 31, 2013|
Neurons within a person’s brain exhibit striking variations in DNA copy number.
October 24, 2013|
Grasshopper mice harbor mutations in a pain-transmitting sodium channel that allow them to prey on highly toxic bark scorpions.
October 14, 2013|
Researchers have discovered a 46-million-year-old female mosquito containing the remnants of the insect’s final blood meal.
September 4, 2013|
Researchers find genome-wide evidence of convergent evolution between bats and dolphins.
September 1, 2013|
Researchers characterize drug-resistant tuberculosis by analyzing the genomes of more than 500 Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from around the world.
August 28, 2013|
Three-dimensional tissues called “cerebral organoids” can model the earliest stages of brain development.
August 27, 2013|
The transmission of reticuloendotheliosis viruses from mammals to birds was most likely an unexpected consequence of medical research.
August 7, 2013|
Two newly discovered Jurassic-era fossils suggest drastically different mammalian origins.
August 5, 2013|
Scientists have located a type of brain cell that helps people navigate unfamiliar territory.