The high schooler was studying cancer biomarkers in a George Mason University lab when her familial experiences with Lyme disease sparked an idea.
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 11, 2015|
With the deletion of a single gene, female Japanese rice fish can produce sperm.
May 15, 2015|
The opah, or moonfish, is a deep-sea fish that regulates its body temperature more like a mammal than any of its finned kin, researchers have determined.
May 14, 2015|
Artificially extended days cause mice to gain fat and alter the function of their brown fat, a study shows.
May 13, 2015|
Researchers tweak gene expression in chicken embryos that may have been crucial to the evolutionary transition from dinosaur noses to bird bills.
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 21, 2015|
A retrovirus embedded in the human genome may help protect embryos from other viruses, and influence fetal development.
April 16, 2015|
Metabolites produced by gut microbes in mice can affect the animals’ circadian rhythm and metabolism.