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.
September 13, 2012|
Researchers show that DNA supercoils are dynamic structures that can “hop” long distances, a phenomenon that could affect gene regulation.
August 30, 2012|
Researchers monitor the movement of the Pacific’s largest predators and share the information with the world in real time.
August 29, 2012|
The latest news from a long-term study of calorie restriction in rhesus macaques shows better health, but no boost in lifespan, in monkeys who eat less.
August 2, 2012|
Alterations in the commensal gut flora of expecting women may be linked to characteristic weight gain and decreases in insulin sensitivity during pregnancy.
August 1, 2012|
Researchers track tumors as they develop, providing more support for the idea that cells with stem-cell-like properties underlie cancer growth and recurrence.
July 16, 2012|
Random chance, plus small differences in uterine environments, give rise to divergent epigenetic patterns in identical twins.
July 11, 2012|
Researchers identify a gene variant that reduces risk of Alzheimer’s disease.