The EPA is now in charge of regulating the use of Oxitec’s strain of Aedes aegypti, genetically engineered to reduce populations of the insects.
August 1, 2014|
August 2014's selection of notable quotes
July 28, 2014|
Researchers use light-sheet microscopy to map central nervous system activity in zebrafish larvae.
July 24, 2014|
African elephants have more genes for olfactory receptors than dogs or humans, a study shows.
July 23, 2014|
A former graduate student says he feels slighted by a failure to attribute his contributions to a line of research regarding the salinity tolerances of an invasive species.
July 15, 2014|
Officials behind the European brain mapping effort take preliminary steps to tackle concerns voiced about the project.
July 10, 2014|
The effects of neonicotinoid use on insect populations appear to be rippling through the food chain, scientists show.
July 7, 2014|
More than 250 European researchers sign a letter criticizing the European Commission’s $1.6 billion effort to create a computer simulation of the human brain.
July 3, 2014|
A psychedelic compound in hallucinogenic mushrooms triggers brain activity characteristic of dream states.
July 1, 2014|
Scientists devise a precision-targeted system for training, tracking, and tweaking fruit fly social behavior.