The immune system tolerates the colonization of commensal bacteria on the skin with the aid of regulatory T cells during the first few weeks of life, a mouse study shows.
July 1, 2015|
Disease eradication in the 21st century
June 25, 2015|
Researchers have found the New Guinea flatworm, one of the world’s most invasive species, in Florida, putting native ecosystems at serious risk.
May 26, 2015|
Delayed citations; exploring the microbiome with art; why do scientists cheat?
May 3, 2015|
Species die-offs are expected to accelerate as greenhouse gases accumulate, according to a meta-analysis.
April 24, 2015|
One study shows the insects prefer food laced with pesticides, while another adds to the evidence that the chemicals are harmful to some pollinators.
April 2, 2015|
A new American Museum of Natural History exhibit highlights the incredible range of conditions under which life on Earth survives.
March 1, 2015|
Evolving Ourselves, The Man Who Touched His Own Heart, Bats, and The Invaders
February 12, 2015|
Artist Anicka Yi explores the beauty of bacteria.
February 9, 2015|
A conversation with biophysicist Christophe Lavelle
January 29, 2015|
An artist takes advantage of muscle-mimicking polymers to manipulate sounds.