September 5, 2014|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Covering the life sciences inside and out
August 21, 2014|
Hummingbirds perceive sweetness through a receptor with which other vertebrates taste savory foods.
July 30, 2014|
Hibernation-related proteins are common even in non-hibernating animals, a study shows.
July 23, 2014|
Due to the effects of climate change, female fur seals that successfully breed do so later in life and are more likely to have increased variability within their genomes.
July 10, 2014|
Cognitive testing in chimpanzee pedigrees reveals a genetic basis for intelligence.
June 25, 2014|
E. coli repeatedly exposed to ampicillin adapt to stay dormant for longer periods of time—just long enough to outlast the antibiotic treatment.
June 19, 2014|
An examination of 17 ancient skulls shows that some Neanderthal features arose as far back as 430,000 years ago.
May 29, 2014|
Two island populations of male crickets independently evolved to evade parasites by keeping quiet, and have come up with a way to sneak matings with females that still seek the male courtship song.