Pooping into a petri dish is becoming standard practice as part of some college biology courses.
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.
June 12, 2015|
Scientists establish a functional circadian rhythm in bacteria that don’t possess one naturally.
May 29, 2015|
Scientists tinker with biosynthetic pathways to make versions of a common antibiotic that stunt drug-resistant bacteria.
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.
March 19, 2015|
Increasing the abundance of a chemical some microbes use to communicate with one another can help reinstate beneficial bacterial populations in the guts of antibiotic-treated mice.
March 6, 2015|
Scientists engineer E. coli to produce artificial spider silk.
March 1, 2015|
Evolving Ourselves, The Man Who Touched His Own Heart, Bats, and The Invaders
January 1, 2015|
Chinese farmers’ efforts at rearing wild animals may benefit conservation and reduce human health risks.