October 9, 2012|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Covering the life sciences inside and out
October 4, 2012|
A brewmaster is creating a signature concoction using yeast found in his facial hair.
September 27, 2012|
Scientists unravel the confusing molecular biology behind a fruit fly’s reliance on a single type of cactus.
August 30, 2012|
Researchers monitor the movement of the Pacific’s largest predators and share the information with the world in real time.
July 26, 2012|
Evolving the ability to run may also have made our ancestors smarter, suggesting that exercise can be healthy for the brain as well as the body.
July 23, 2012|
Genomic analyses reveal that the polar bear evolved between 4 and 5 million years ago, far earlier than previous studies had estimated.
July 19, 2012|
A relatively new pair of sex chromosomes in the fruit fly allows researchers to track their evolution from the beginning.
July 3, 2012|
The recently hyped amoeba-flagellate Collodictyon has many secrets to tell about early eukaryotic evolution.
June 25, 2012|
Louisiana’s salt marshes are recovering from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, but some areas have been irreversibly lost.
June 21, 2012|
The second of the two controversial bird flu papers is published in Science, revealing that just five mutations can render the virus transmissible between ferrets.